Healthy, Delicious Treat – Dark Chocolate Covered Frozen Bananas

My daughter was watching kids YouTube about frozen healthy treats, and we decided to try this one.  All you need is bananas, dark chocolate, peanuts, sprinkles, wooden sticks, wax paper, and a freezer.  If you use dark chocolate, it’s heart healthy! Start by peeling the bananas and cutting off the ends. The put the bananas on sticks and lay them on wax paper.  Foil works okay, too. Heat up some dark chocolate in a mug in the microwave for about {Read More}

The Macaron Tea Room in Broadview Heights – A Place to “Relax and Indulge Yourself”

I heard how lovely The Macaron Team Room is from a friend, so decided to go there with my mom, mother-in-law, and aunt for lunch.  We were greeted when we walked in by an overwhelmingly beautiful glass case full of amazing macarons and pastries! As we proceeded to walk to the dining room, we were all enamored by the gorgeous boutique restaurant before us with chic decor including gorgeous crystal chandeliers. Our table was set with ornate tea cups at {Read More}

Cantina Laredo adds a Mexican Flare to Crocker Park, Westlake

DID SOMEONE SAY MEXICAN? YUMMMMM! It does not need to be Tuesday in our house in order to enjoy tacos and guacamole, which is why I was beyond excited when I saw that Crocker Park (Westlake, Ohio) fianlly opened Cantina Laredo!  My husband had taken two of our children for dinner and was raving about it therefore, the following evening they all begged for us to return as a family.  Honestly, you do not have to twist my arm to {Read More}

Challenger Sports British Soccer Camps

Last winter my kids had their first experiences with soccer. They did extremely well and loved getting to know the basics of the game. When I was looking for summer experiences for the kids this year, I happened to discover the British Soccer Camps offered by Challenger Sports. I’m so happy I did! My son had a wonderful week-long experience as part of a British Soccer Camp. The instructors were incredibly helpful and friendly from the beginning. They welcomed us {Read More}

The Magic School Bus Science Kits: Growing Crazy Crystals

We’ve had so much fun this summer trying out the Young Scientists Club science kits – both the magnets and the volcanoes kit were fun, interactive and educational for my preschool-aged kids. Next up: The Magic School Bus series of science kits and games. These kits do a deep dive into various scientific topics and allow kids to conduct their own experiments using the materials in the kits and common, household items. We decided to try out the Growing Crazy {Read More}