Archive | May, 2012

Community Gardens – Great Way to Volunteer as a Family

We recently adopted a plot at one of our local community gardens. I am always searching for ways to give back to the community with my children in tow – we’ve picked up trash, helped landscape at our school, donated items for animals, donated books to Children’s Hospital, and my children have a separate piggy [...]

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Asian Festival This Weekend!

Celebrate Asian culture, arts, and food at the Asian Festival this weekend! On May 26 and 27 at Franklin Park Conservatory, there will be traditional and contemporary entertainment, exhibits, games, shopping, and food from various Asian countries for the whole family to enjoy. There are crafts for the kiddies, dancing Chinese dragons (always my favorite), [...]

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Lattes & Lollipops in Powell, OH

I am loving these coffee and play cafes for parents and their babes! Have you heard of Lattes & Lollipops? It is in Powell just east of Recreations Outlet on Olentangy Street, and is kind of similar to Firefly Play Cafe. The difference is that the play area is a separate supervised room from the [...]

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Columbus Commons Spices Up Memorial Weekend!

Memorial Day Weekend seems to be the kick-off weekend for summertime fun, and Columbus Commons is doing it up. The festivities start on Friday with their first Commons for Kids event from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.; Saturday is an All-Day Family Fun Day with a puppet show, visit from the Columbus Zoo and The [...]

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Kids Workshops at Home Depot

Do you build things with your kids? Meaning with wood, a hammer, and nails? If not, give it a try. Home Depot has Kids Workshops every first Saturday of the month and they are FREE! We went for May’s planter box project, and each child went home with a cute little apron, a pin marking [...]

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Don’t Miss MOMologues!

Remember the MOMologues? Need an idea for Mother’s Day? Maybe for Mother’s Day you can get a night out with fellow mom friends? If so, don’t miss MOMologues: The Original Comedy About Motherhood coming to Columbus for one night only – Friday, May 11, 2012. 100% of the show’s proceeds benefit POEM: Perinatal Outreach and [...]

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Cincinnati Museum Center in Cincinnati, OH

Have you been to the Cincinnati Museum Center? It is fantastic and worth a day trip or weekend away. The museum complex includes the Duke Energy Children’s Museum, the Museum of Natural History and Science, and the Cincinnati History Museum. The museum center also hosts incredible exhibits, for instance right now they have “A Day [...]

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