Family Fun
National Parks Adventure at the OMNIMAX Theater

National Parks Adventure at the OMNIMAX Theater

This Summer the OMNIMAX Theater at the Cincinnati Museum Center will close for a couple years for remodeling, and for their final show of the year they are presenting “Natural Parks Adventures”.  This will be the last show presented on film, as the new OMNIMAX will be going digital.   We  had the opportunity to see...
Winter Family Days at the Newport Aquarium: Free Admission for Kids!

Winter Family Days at the Newport Aquarium: Free Admission for Kids!

Our family loves to spend time at the Newport Aquarium!  I have some pictures from our last visit when we talked to the otters, faced our fears and crossed the Shark Bridge, and visited with many sea creatures – both big and small.  I also have some big news to share.  From now through February 26,...
Christmas Saengerfest in Cincinnati

Christmas Saengerfest in Cincinnati

Christmas is a time of family traditions, and there are many opportunities in the Cincinnati area to create memories with my family.  One of our very special traditions is to spend a day downtown taking in the holiday sights and events.  We always end this day with Saengerfest, which is a Christmas choral festival celebrating...
Water Wonderland with Scuba Santa at the Newport Aquarium

Water Wonderland with Scuba Santa at the Newport Aquarium

We’ve seen Santa at the Mall, we’ve seen Santa at holiday parties, and we’ve even seen Sana at a Fire Station.  But we’ve never seen Santa underwater before!  Well…why shouldn’t the sea creatures get to hang out with Santa too?  At the Newport Aquarium you can visit Scuba Santa as he swims amongst the resident...
Holiday Junction at the Cincinnati Museum Center

Holiday Junction at the Cincinnati Museum Center

You know the holidays are close at hand when the trains start rolling at Holiday Junction at the Cincinnati Museum Center!  The Duke Energy Trains are celebrating their 70th anniversary this year at Holiday Junction at the Cincinnati Museum Center.  From now until January 3rd 2016 you can visit the iconic train display at the...
The Cincinnati Museum Center Presents The Art of the Brick

The Cincinnati Museum Center Presents The Art of the Brick

The Cincinnati Museum Center‘s latest special exhibit, The Art of the Brick, is extraordinary!  I attended a special media event last week and got a sneak peek at The Art of the Brick and even had a chance to meet the awesome artist behind the LEGO creations, Nathan Sawaya, who was a corporate lawyer that...
Behind the Scenes with the Cincinnati Cyclones

Behind the Scenes with the Cincinnati Cyclones

This week Henry and I attended the Cincinnati Cyclones Media Day at the US Bank Arena and it was quite a memorable event for both of us.  We had a fabulous lunch, met the Cyclones mascot “Twister”, played Knockerball, visited the locker room, saw the Zamboni up close and Henry even got to shoot some pucks...
Planes & A Picnic at the Red Stewart Airfield

Planes & A Picnic at the Red Stewart Airfield

This past weekend we spent a memorable afternoon at the Red Stewart Airfield in Waynesville, Ohio.  Michael’s division at work is invited each year to a family picnic and airshow at the Red Stewart Airfield, and it’s a party like no other.  This year they had a petting zoo and pony rides, inflatables for the...
Clearwater Marine Aquarium

Clearwater Marine Aquarium

Have you seen the movie Dolphin Tale?  It’s a movie inspired by the  true story of the dolphin Winter (who also stars in the movie) and it’s based on events that happened at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium!  You can visit Winter and all of her friends at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium in Clearwater, Florida.  This marine life rescue...
Rowe Woods Cincinnati Nature Center

Rowe Woods Cincinnati Nature Center

The Rowe Woods Cincinnati Nature Center is one of my favorite places in the Greater Cincinnati area to spend a day in the woods exploring nature.  There are over sixteen miles of trails in Rowe Woods and they meander past a lake, over bridges, along boardwalks, over hills and through the peaceful woods.  It’s truly a...
Old West Festival 2015

Old West Festival 2015

Fall is absolutely my favorite season, and to kick off the Autumn season each year we head to Dodge City, northeast of Cincinnati.  What’s that you say…you have never heard of Dodge City?  It’s a magical place where the Old West Festival takes place each year.  When you walk through the gates you actually walk...
Bluegrass for Babies 2015 {GIVEAWAY}

Bluegrass for Babies 2015 {GIVEAWAY}

Each Fall a very special event takes place at Sawyer Point that raises money for the Children’s Hospital, and it’s a day full of fun for kids AND adults!  Bluegrass for Babies started out as a backyard party fundraiser and has grown into a big festival with live music, great (healthy!) food, local craft beers,...