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Urban Artifact Brewery in Northside

Urban Artifact Brewery in Northside

There are many great breweries in our area to choose from, but I  have only been to one that is in a church basement and that is Urban Artifact in Northside.  There is great beer (with quirky fun names) and great live music at Urban Artifact.  And if you find yourself itching to play bingo...

A Weekend in Sandusky {2017}

Last weekend I attended Bloggy Con 2017 at the Breakers Hotel in Sandusky, and the family came along for some fun and games at Cedar Point.  The conference was fantastic, and I learned so many great tips to implement on the blog.  Now I just need to find some time to sit down and make...
Madtree Brewing & Catch A Fire Pizza {2017}

Madtree Brewing & Catch A Fire Pizza {2017}

Madtree Brewing and Catch a Fire Pizza moved into their new taproom earlier this year, and their space is fantastic! From the tap room to the beer garden to the private party space to the brewery, this place is the sort of place anyone would want to hang out at.  And not just two legged...
Star Wars at the Cincinnati Museum Center

Star Wars at the Cincinnati Museum Center

Did you know that Star Wars is at the Cincinnati Museum Center for a limited time only?  If you are a fan of any sort of the Star Wars movies then I promise you that you will LOVE this exhibit!  Star Wars and the Power of Costume is an exciting sneak peek behind the scenes...
Columbus Zoo & Aquarium

Columbus Zoo & Aquarium

Recently we had the most amazing zoo visit ever.  We spent a day at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium with my cousin who is a vet extraordinaire.  We have had some crazy animal adventures with him in the past (read this post about The Wilds), but I had no idea what to expect when we...
A Birthday Party at the Happen Inc. Toy Lab in Northside

A Birthday Party at the Happen Inc. Toy Lab in Northside

Happen, Inc. is THE place to be if you want to create some crazy works of art and have an immense amount of fun.  Happen, Inc. is located in the Northside neighborhood of Cincinnati and offers really unique art experiences geared toward strengthening families and bringing the community together. Right next door to Happen, Inc....
Fibonacci Brewing Company

Fibonacci Brewing Company

For my fortieth birthday we spent some time celebrating at Fibonacci Brewing Company in Mount Healthy.  We arrived right as Fibonacci opened on a Sunday afternoon, so we pretty much had the place to ourselves for a little while until people started rolling in a  little later on.  The six of us played games that...
Eight Great Things to Do in Mansfield, Ohio

Eight Great Things to Do in Mansfield, Ohio

We have spent some time in Mansfield, Ohio on two different occasions and had so much fun each time!  There are so many fun things to do in Mansfield, from prison tours to carousal rides. We have made it our mission to find fun travel adventures that are close to home.  We like to explore...
Lineage Brewing in Columbus, Ohio

Lineage Brewing in Columbus, Ohio

Not so long ago on a road trip through Ohio we made a pit stop at Lineage Brewing in Columbus for a pint and a bite to eat.  This is going to sound strange but I picked this place for our stop because of the selection of hand pies on their menu.  Don’t get me...
Rivertown Brewery & Barrel House

Rivertown Brewery & Barrel House

Cincinnati seems to be going back to it’s beer-brewing roots.  There seems to be no shortage of micro breweries, craft breweries and home-brewers (my husband included) in the Greater Cincinnati area.  We have decided, along with our good friends to make a habit of planning date nights that revolve around local breweries.  I decided that...

Comfort Inn Splash Harbor in Bellville, Ohio

From the outside the Comfort Inn of Bellville looks like a conventional hotel, but it is far from that.  It is home to Splash  Harbor.  Open the doors of Comfort Inn and you will not just find everyday things going on.  This place is a great place for families to stay when visiting Ohio or...
Smokehouse Brewing Company in Columbus, Ohio

Smokehouse Brewing Company in Columbus, Ohio

When our family is travelling we really try to avoid stopping at chain restaurants for meals along the way.  Even if it’s just for lunch on a long drive, I would much rather stop at a unique, locally owned restaurant for a meal than to grab something at a restaurant you can find in any...