FREE CLASS! Indoor Cycling at the New Cycling Studio at Broadview Heights Recreation Center

Now that fall is officially here and it’s starting to get colder outside, it’s time to bring our workouts back inside.  The Broadview Heights Recreation Center has undergone some major renovations, including a brand new spinning studio equipped with 15 new bikes and LED lighting!  Your first class is free!  For more information, visit https://www.broadview-heights.org/436/Group-Cycling Looking for a leaner, stronger body?  Hate high impact exercises?  Our group cycling classes are for you!  Our group cycling classes are low impact, high energy {Read More}

NOT Parent Approved (and it’s ok!)

Parents now have permission to let kids behave inappropriately with the hilarious family card game Not Parent Approved. The winner of the burp-off gets to be the Burp Boss and start the game…..that alone makes this game a big winner for our family! The object is to fill in the funniest blank. Not Parent Approved is the game that makes it okay to put Booger Juice, Vampire Bunnies, and Grandma, in the same sentence! It makes for some really great belly laughs, too! The {Read More}

Moosh-Moosh Adorable December Present for Stocking Stuffers

These little guys are so soft and sweet! My kids loved reading with them, falling asleep with them, and just loving them! The ones that have clips were so cute to add to backpacks or diaper bags. It was nice to be able to tell my bag apart from all the others at daycare when I picked her up. Plus, she was so proud to carry her bag out because it looked so cute! These would make the perfect stocking {Read More}

Halloween Crafts for Elementary School Kids

It’s spooky time!  Or not…if your kid is afraid of most spooky Halloween creatures and noises!  I found some fun things to do with my daughter and niece that I wanted to share.  Everything is affordable, easy and fun! Free hand draw a bat and color it in: Put paint on your hands and make hand prints to decorate with googly eyes to make fun creatures: Dip some hoho’s into green colored chocolate, purple sprinkles for hair, and stick candy {Read More}

Reindeer In Here – The Perfect Snuggle Toy for the Holiday Season!

We have all heard of Elf on the Shelf, but if you’re ready to mix it up a bit, you should consider the adorable, soft, reindeer to snuggle with this Holiday Season with Reindeer In Here! Even though it’s only October, it’s time to start thinking about the Holidays that are right around the corner!  Reindeer are to December like pumpkins are to October!  Don’t delay on stocking up on this great gift for all of the little ones in {Read More}

Glam Van – Studio XEL – Style on the Move

Need some style on the go?  Have a big event or a wedding coming up?  The Glam Van is now available at Studio XEL to travel to your home or event.   Contact Studio XEL for more details. 3807 Brecksville Rd. Richfield, Ohio 44286 Phone – (330) 523-7266 Email – studioxelsalon@gmail.com

The Forge PIB – OH CREPE!

The Forge is the place to be for breakfast at Put-in-Bay.  This is our go-to stop for breakfast any time we are on South Bass Island. I really enjoyed my veggie eggs Benedict with avocado, tomato and arugula.  The food is always fresh and delicious. They have signature cocktails, and a dinner menu, too. Since they’re known for their crepes, I had to try one for breakfast and it was worth the calorie bomb! The staff is friendly and recommends {Read More}

Healthy Breakfast – Toast, Avocado, and Hard Boiled Egg

I saw an article where model Rosie Huntington talked about eating toast, avocado, and a hard boiled egg for breakfast, and I decided to try it because it sounded healthy, filling, and I happened to have all of the ingredients at my house. Even though I don’t particularly like to cook, I can make a pretty mean simple breakfast, appetizers, and I’ve been told that I make the world’s greatest salad.  So in other words, if it’s not simple, it’s {Read More}

Twin Oast Brewery – Beer, Food and Fun at Catawba Island

We ventured out to the new, gorgeous Twin Oast Brewery at Catawba Island. This place is brand new and had a beautiful indoor and outdoor atmosphere! The food and beers were delicious and I highly recommend the fish tacos with a flight of beers. The brats were really good, too. For a full menu, visit http://twinoast.com/brewery-food.html My daughter loved this enormous pretzel.  It’s great comfort food for the fall season. This place is kid friendly and has a lot of land {Read More}

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}