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Fairytale Luncheon with Columbus Children’s Theater in the Zoo’s Africa!

Once upon a time at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, there was a wonderful event for the whole family that was called The Fairytale Luncheon. This luncheon was a wonderful opportunity for guests to enjoy a kid-friendly meal, up-close animal encounters, and watch a special performance of “Sleeping Beauty,” performed by the Columbus Children’s Theatre. [...]

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Who Doesn’t Love a Cutie? McDonald’s Rolls Out New Healthy Addition to Kids’ Meals

Eating at McDonald’s is not something I typically broadcast as it’s not the healthiest food option. McDonald’s is usually seen as the fast option when life it busy or a treat for the kids. Now parents can feel a little better knowing our kids can get fresh fruit. It’s another step in the right direction. [...]

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United Skates of America

We recently celebrated our daughter’s eighth birthday at United Skates of America a roller rink circa 1972 on Columbus’s east side. At first I wasn’t sure it was going to be a success as I had never taken my kids roller skating and had not personally been on roller skates since I was a kid. However I [...]

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Girlfriends Date: Branstool Orchards and Ye Old Mill in Utica, OH

Fun fall afternoon alert: Every fall one of my besties and I vowed that no matter how crazy our schedules got we’d always to do a fun fall activity. Typically it is the Renaissance Festival, but this year it was lunch, apple picking, and ice cream! We had lunch in Clintonville and then headed out [...]

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Green Bean Delivery & Code for $15 Off First Order

Have you heard of Green Bean Delivery? It is a service that delivers fresh organic vegetables and other grocery items to your doorstep. I tried it out and really liked it. The service is easy to use and dependable. The first thing you do it sign up on their site. Bins are available for delivery [...]

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Lynd Fruit Farm in Pataskala, OH

The apples are on at Lynd Fruit Farm in full force! My friend and I took the kids and picked 30 pounds of McIntosh, Gala and Golden Supreme between us. My plan is to make a mad apple crisp, apple cake, and some apple sauce (without the cinnamon because my kids are crazy!). We will [...]

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KidStuff Coupon Book: Save Serious $

This is seriously one of the best fundraising ideas I’ve seen for schools: a coupon book that has coupons related to kids’ stuff. Granted, I love buying Anthony Thomas candy bars and trashy tabloid magazines (throw in a Ranger Rick too, I guess…ha!), but I’d love to spend a little to save a lot. The [...]

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