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Cedar Point in Sandusky, OH

We recently took the kids up to Cedar Point in Sandusky, OH and it was quite an experience. My daughter and her friend were roller coaster fiends. It was pretty cute watching them jump up and down as soon as they got off a ride begging to go again. Little thrill seekers. I was not [...]

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Summer Letterbox Adventure with Preservation Parks

For the passed three or four years, my mother and I have signed up for the Summer Letterbox Adventure through Preservation Parks. We never complete it. This year, though, we will. We are out for stamps and lots of hikes in the woods. The Summer Letterbox Adventure was designed by Preservation Parks to expose the [...]

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Strawberry Picking at Doran’s Farm Market in New Albany, OH

One of my favorite activities to do in summer is go fruit picking. June is strawberry picking season and we took full advantage of it! Central Ohio has a few farms that do u-pick for strawberry season, and one of our favorites is Doran’s Farm Market in New Albany. It isn’t too far of a [...]

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Summer Fun as Seen on Fox28′s Good Day Columbus

Hey ladies and gents – below is the list of summer fun ideas I spoke about on Fox28′s Good Day Columbus. Here’s my segment: Good Day Columbus. Below, I’ve  listed the things I put in my backpack to take to activities that may keep us out most of the day/evening. Thanks for reading! I appreciate you [...]

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From left to right: Colin Martinez, Andrea Patton (our teacher advisor), Mariya Al-Ghawi, Alice Pajor, Rachel Schwerdtfeger, Akeem Adesiji.

Columbus City Schools Students Taking on Social Justice

I was pitched by some of this city’s finest students who are from Columbus City Schools’ Whetstone High School. I love them! Great job Ms. Patton – we need more teachers like you!!! Take a look at an incredible event they are putting on this Saturday: Columbus, Ohio– Just Columbus Festival, a Local Ideas Festival [...]

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Pre-K Connection Fair for Columbus City Schools

Columbus City Schools and the City of Columbus will host the Pre-K Connection Fair at East High School on Saturday, April 16, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. All children in Columbus deserve an opportunity to access high-quality early childhood education. Studies have shown that 4-year-olds who participate in a high-quality pre-K program are better prepared and more successful [...]

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WBNS 10TV Halloween Treats

I was fortunate to be asked to be on WBNS 10TV over the weekend. My segment was about DIY Halloween treats, which of course was right up my alley. I love Halloween! My mission was to highlight Sparkling Fruit 2-0 Lime Twists and Parrano Cheese. Now, if you have ever had Parrano you will know [...]

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