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Unique Baby Shower Gift Ideas

I am usually not one to shop off of baby registries, because I prefer to try to come up with unique baby shower gift ideas.  And most of the time these unique baby shower gifts involve books.  I am a preschool teacher and a big advocate for early literacy, so I sometimes use baby shower...

Sake Bomb Sushi & Korean BBQ

If you are in the mood for Sushi in Northern Kentucky look no further than Sake Bomb Sushi & Korean BBQ on Dixie Highway.  Their food is amazing and the service is fantastic. This place is a favorite of our family because the Sushi lovers get top notch rolls and those of us who are ...

COVID Cooking in Our Kitchen

When the schools closed in March and we all began working and learning at home we all had to find ways to fill our time will social distancing.  We spent a lot of time in the kitchen doing some COVID cooking and we have been eating very well since all this began.  We have had...

DIY Cloth Mask Adventures

It has been a good long time since I have learned how to sew something new with my limited sewing skills.  COVID Pandemic times called for me to learn how to make a DIY Cloth Mask for myself and the family.  It was actually fun to pull out all of my scraps and small pieces...
Taco Bar Party

Taco Bar Party

Need an easy dinner idea for a big crowd?  You should have a Taco Bar Party!  It does not break the bank or take an inordinate amount of time to put together.    For New Year’s Eve this year we wanted to have a fun dinner party that would not keep us stuck in the...
Quarantine Cooking with Chef Kayla from Arnold's: Gnocchi & Truffle Brie Sauce

Quarantine Cooking with Chef Kayla from Arnold’s: Gnocchi & Truffle Brie Sauce

I have always wanted to learn how to make pasta, and it took the recent pandemic to inspire me to do so.  Thanks to Arnold’s Bar & Grill, we learned how to make Gnocchi & Truffle Brie Sauce this week alongside their star chef, Kayla Robison. Each week, Arnold’s and Kayla release a virtual cooking...
Cincinnati International Wine Festival GIVEAWAY

Cincinnati International Wine Festival GIVEAWAY

Whether you are a wine experts, wine lovers or just want to learn more about wine there is a perfect event coming to town just for you!  the Cincinnati International Wine Festival is just a few weeks away and it will be a weekend-long celebration of wine.  This is no ordinary wine festival though, the...
Broadway in Cincinnati Presents: The Lion King

Broadway in Cincinnati Presents: The Lion King

The Lion King on Broadway may just be one of my all time favorite productions that Broadway in Cincinnati has brought to town.  The show was breath-taking and entertaining from start to finish.  Last week I took my son Sam to see The Lion King and it was the first time either one of us...

All-New Harlem Globetrotters Pushing The Limits World Tour

The Harlem Globetrotters are coming to Cincinnati this weekend and we can’t wait to see them!  Stay tuned for a review after the show.  In the meantime, here’s a promo code for upcoming cities in the tour. UPDATE 12.28.19 ~ REVIEW: Today we saw the Harlem Globetrotters.  It was my first time seeing them and...
Cincinnati Shakespeare Company's Every Christmas Story Ever Told (And Then Some!)

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company’s Every Christmas Story Ever Told (And Then Some!)

I do not consider it the holiday season until we have been to see Cincinnati Shakespeare Company’s Every Christmas Story Ever Told (And Then Some!).  It is one of my most favorite holiday season experiences.  This show is HILARIOUS and squeezes all of the holiday madness and magic into one performance with just four actors. ...
The Frog Princess at Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati

The Frog Princess at Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati

We were in the audience for the opening night of The Frog Princess at Ensemble Theatre  Cincinnati and it was a wonderful way to kick off our holiday season.  The Ensemble Theatre puts on a family friendly musical each holiday season.  And when I say that it is “family friendly” that does NOT mean that...
Broadway in Cincinnati Presents: HELLO, DOLLY!

Broadway in Cincinnati Presents: HELLO, DOLLY!

This week we attended the opening night show of Hello Dolly, presented by Broadway in Cincinnati at the Aronoff Center for the Arts.  We had a fabulous date night starting at Arnold’s for a delicious dinner before heading to the show. This classic Broadway production is bright and colorful and full of joy!  The dancing...