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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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Ohio Wildlife Center in Powell, OH

My kids, like most kids, love nature and wildlife. They are always picking up bugs, frogs, snakes – anything they can catch. Recently we were in Florida, and had to spend at least 20 minutes each day tracking little anoles in the bushes. So, when I saw the Ohio Wildlife Center was offering a family [...]

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SafeSplash Swim School

Kelly Braun had a great experience at SafeSplash swim school – check it out, especially if you are looking for swim lessons for winter! I think we can all agree that one life skill every parent wants to teach their child is swimming.  My husband and I both swam competitively growing up so having our [...]

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Loveland Castle in Loveland, OH

Visiting Loveland Castle had been on my friend and I’s summer bucket list for years. The kids were too young, our schedules didn’t match, or we just ran out of time. This summer, though, we got lucky and actually made it down there. Loveland Castle is about an hour and half drive and is pretty [...]

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Westerville Mini Golf

Mini golf made it on our summer bucket list for this year. We had never been to the course in Westerville off of Schrock Road and decided to check it out for Father’s Day. Mini golf is fun and easy for all levels of putt-putters. Westerville Mini Golf has two 18-hole courses complete with a [...]

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My Kids Became Junior Rangers

My children became Junior Rangers through the Columbus Metro Parks over the weekend. The program was held at Highbanks Dragonfly Day Camp and was very well organized and educational. Oh, and it was free. Many of the amazing programs held by the Metro Parks are free. Take advantage! I do, because they are a great [...]

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