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Nature Play Little Library Family Project

Nature Play Little Library Family Project

For many months now my husband has been working with our children to build a little library.  Have  you heard of these wonderful creations?  A little library is a way to put more free books out in the community for people to share.  The idea behind the little library is to take a book and/or...
The Children's Theatre presents "Pinkalicious The Musical" {GIVEAWAY CLOSED}

The Children’s Theatre presents "Pinkalicious The Musical" {GIVEAWAY CLOSED}

The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati is at it again, this time with Pinkalicious!  They are turning the popular story into a musical that is sure to please all the fans of PINK out there.  Think pink, think cupcakes, think fun!  I have all the details about the show and for one lucky reader I have...
A Bold New Vision for Northern Kentucky ::The myNKY Campaign

A Bold New Vision for Northern Kentucky ::The myNKY Campaign

Do you live in Northern Kentucky?  Do you love the community you live in?  Do you want a chance to be heard about YOUR vision for your community?  If you answered yes to any or all of these questions then I have some very important information to share with you!  Vision 2015 is looking to...

New Years Resolutions 2014

What better time to take stock of things and make changes than the beginning of a new year?  The new year is a blank slate, a perfect time to shake things up in your life.  I feel like if I share some of my resolutions with you lovely readers here on my blog then maybe...

Etsy Crafter Spotlight :: Charlene Sevier Jewelry

Etsy Crafter Spotlight :: In an effort to encourage folks to support small businesses, I will be  highlighting various Etsy crafters on the Little Things Blog to introduce you to some of my favorite crafters on my favorite website.  Of course, if you are on Etsy I always recommend stopping by the Cards by Katie...

The Grinch at the Aronoff Center

Everyone’s favorite Grinch will be stopping by the Aronoff Center in Cincinnati this week for a limited engagment of the show Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical.  We’re kicking off our holiday season with dinner and a show downtown tomorrow night, I’m counting on it being a very special evening!  I don’t...
The Games We Play :: The aMAZEing Labyrinth by Ravensburger

The Games We Play :: The aMAZEing Labyrinth by Ravensburger

Our family loves to play games, so when Michael’s aunt offered me a bunch of games that her (now adult) children had enjoyed when they were young of course I said yes!  One of the games was The aMAZEing Labyrinth from Ravensburger Games.  We took it with us camping last month and played it all...

Menu Plan Monday ~ November 4

Here’s what we dined on last week at our house…several tasty recipe links for you to use to find menu planning inspiration!  Also check out my Recipe Archives and OrgJunkie’s Menu Plan Monday Roundup!Here’s Last Week’s Menu ::BBQ Chicken with Mashed Potatoes & BeansPhilly Cheesesteak Pizza with SaladHotdogs & Fruit (Disney on Ice Night!)Baked Rigatoni...

Artworks & power2give

Recently I attended an Artworks event at the Contemporary Arts Center in Downtown Cincinnati.  We were there to learn about power2give, which is partnering with ArtWorks in Cincinnati to bring funding to arts & cultural projects.  I’m all about the arts in our community, whether it be enjoying the arts myself or exposing my children...

COSI :: Big Machines

Yesterday we visited COSI (Center of Science & Industry) in Columbus, OH.  I have loved this museum since I was a child and would go on overnight field trips with the Girl Scouts each year.  There is so much to do and see, and they have special exhibits on a regular exhibit.  If you are...

Christmas 2012

I had intentions of writing a big long Christmas post last week…but it just never happened.  After spending much of December attending to the details of Christmas, finishing up note card orders, dealing with internet AND printer problems, cleaning and then cleaning again I decided that a break was in order, so I took a...

the past few weeks…a recap

Over the past few weeks… the kids have studied hard, which resulted in great report cards we said goodbye to our CSA for the year 🙁  michael canned the last of the jalapenos as a treat for the cold winter months.  we also have bags of chopped peppers in the freezer for soups this winter...