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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...
A Weekend Away in Sandusky, Ohio {2016}

A Weekend Away in Sandusky, Ohio {2016}

For the second year in a row our family traveled to Sandusky to spend a weekend at Hotel Breakers and Cedar Point while I attended Bloggy Con.  I learned more about cultivating my blog and made connections with other fabulous bloggers from around the country and my family got to have a great time riding rides...
24 Hours in Zanesville, Ohio

24 Hours in Zanesville, Ohio

Spring Break 2016:  We spent a long weekend travelling to three different cities in Ohio finding unique & interesting places to explore and visit.  We stayed in some awesome hotels, ate some great food and saw so many cool things!  I’ll share our trip with you in a series of installments in the coming weeks...
Small City Taphouse in Sandusky, Ohio

Small City Taphouse in Sandusky, Ohio

Spring Break 2016:  We spent a long weekend travelling to three different cities in Ohio finding unique & interesting places to explore and visit.  We stayed in some awesome hotels, ate some great food and saw so many cool things!  I’ll share our trip with you in a series of installments in the coming weeks...
Weasel Boy Brewing in Zanesville OH

Weasel Boy Brewing in Zanesville OH

We rarely take a trip away from home without exploring some of the craft breweries in whatever town we are staying.  The craft beer industry amazes me!  You can find interesting homegrown breweries in bustling cities and in the quiet suburbs.  When we went to Zanesville, Ohio earlier this year to visit my cousin David and...
The Ohio State Reformatory (aka Shawshank)

The Ohio State Reformatory (aka Shawshank)

Spring Break 2016:  We spent a long weekend travelling to three different cities in Ohio finding unique & interesting places to explore and visit.  We stayed in some awesome hotels, ate some great food and saw so many cool things!  I’ll share our trip with you in a series of installments in the coming weeks...