Take the Jet Express to Put-in-Bay for the Perfect Post Quarantine Getaway!

Ohio is back open and my husband and I were ready to break free and go somewhere. We decided to visit one or our favorite places that’s not too far away but feels like you’re a world away on an island vacation at Put-in-Bay! We took the Jet Express to Put-in-Bay since it’s the fastest way to get there and we always love the experience! They just opened a brand new indoor and outdoor bar at the Jet Express to {Read More}

Social Distancing While Enjoying an Outdoor Fire at Home

The weather is finally warming up a bit so we decided to use our outdoor fire pit on our driveway. A lot of people were out walking the neighborhood – some people I have never seen before who are our neighbors that live close by. It’s important to stay social and positive in these type of circumstancing, but want to ensure there is at least 6 feet in between you and everyone else that is not part of your family {Read More}

MoMo’s Shanghai Rummy

My 10-yr-old LOVES cards. Any game, any time. MoMo’s Shanghai Rummy had us laughing and playing for hours!  Every family has a memorable Auntie Mame-like relative who could light up any room with her wit and escapades. Such was the inspiration for the Armstrong family of Tulsa, OK. Their family game company, SolidRoots (https://solidroots.com), gives a wink to MoMo the family matriarch known for her cigarettes and cocktail hours. As back-to-school season blends into the holidays, add MoMo’s Shanghai Rummy card game {Read More}

Brilliant Evolution Wireless Color Changing LED Puck Light 6 Pack With 2 Remote Controls

I have always wanted lights under my cabinets in my kitchen but never wanted to go through the headache of getting them wired for the lights.  My wishes came true when I learned about Brilliant Evolution Wireless Color Changing LED Puck Lights. These puck lights come as a six pack with two remote controls and are perfect LED lights for under your cabinets, closets, and more.  They are battery powered lights that run on double A batteries and simply stick on {Read More}

Fun at Fall Fest at Nickajack Farms!

On a recent, cool fall Saturday my husband and I took the kids to Nickajack Farms. We had such a great time! Nickajack Farms is an operational farm, farming over 500 acres in North Lawrence, OH. Right now you can experience their Fall Fest, which runs every day until October 28, 2018; 11am – 7pm then 11 -5 October 29-31, 2018. In addition to the Fall Fest and their famous pumpkin patch, Nickajack Farms offers field trips, tours, birthday parties, {Read More}

Top Halloween Movies for Kids

Halloween is right around the corner and you may start getting in the mood with some spooky movies. We know there are tons of frightening horror flicks for adults but what are some great Halloween movies for kids? Spooky but not too spooky! One of my favorites is “It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown.” It’s a classic. I love the music and the traditional costumes. I even love that they go to a Halloween party and bob for apples. Classic {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}

Wild Eagle Steaks and Saloon in Broadview Heights, Ohio

We are so excited that the new Wild Eagle Steaks and Saloon just opened in Broadview Heights!  We went there last night for the first time and had a blast!  If you haven’t been there yet, you have to check it out.  We will definitely be repeat customers at this place! Step into a world where food, music, and culture collide to create one of the most memorable nights you’ll ever experience.  There’s a huge game room with everything from video games to {Read More}

Greater Cleveland Aquarium

As soon as we entered the Greater Cleveland Aquarium, the JAWS song played in my head. We were all psyched to see what this place was all about! Between the starfish, the sharks, and the piranha, we didn’t know where to start! Thank goodness they had so many super friendly staff members to point us in the right direction. The touch pools were an exciting surprise…..and not just one, but TWO!! One had stingray and the other had shrimp, snails, {Read More}

Bedtime cuddles and story wrapped up into one with STORY 2 SLEEP

Bedtime has always been one of my favorite parts of the day.  Are you laughing?  Thinking “of coarse it is…that’s when the children go to bed and you have time for yourself”.  Well…that may be a portion of it (not gonna lie), but more than that it’s an opportunity for me to sit cuddled up with my sweet children in a cozy blanket, smell their clean little heads and read to them.  From the time my kids were only a {Read More}