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The Hocking Lodging Company in Logan, OH (Hocking Hills, baby!)

Hocking Hills is such an amazing place for getting away from the daily grind. There are so many cabins that families can rent, from really roughing it to a nicer “home away from home” stay. Hiking, canoeing, horseback riding, ziplining…the outdoor fun is endless in Logan. I recently went on a writing retreat with Amanda [...]

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Lazer Kraze in Lewis Center, OH

I had NO idea the fun I would have a Lazer Kraze! My boy chose to have his 7th birthday party there. I didn’t know what to expect and had never been for many reasons, the main being I thought it would be so crowded it would be more stressful than fun. I was wrong. [...]

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Columbus Modern Dance Company in Columbus, OH

Dance seems to be one of the most popular choices when it comes to classes for littles, second probably to soccer. There are many choices and price ranges, and all are great in one way or another. I always thought ballet or tap were my options when it came to enrolling my girl in classes, [...]

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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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Friends of the Sawmill Wetlands “Sawmill Saturdays”

Friends of the Sawmill Wetlands “Sawmill Saturdays” start up this Saturday. Friends of the Sawmill Wetlands are dedicated to the preservation of the wetlands that are located behind Whole Foods in Dublin.  Did you know there was a wetlands in that area? On “Sawmill Saturdays” they open them up from 10a – noon for the [...]

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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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Tecumseh: Outdoor Drama in Chillicothe, OH

I have my Grandmother to thank for my love of theater…specifically outdoor theater. Some of my fondest childhood memories include driving the hour to Sugarloaf Mountain to see the outdoor drama Tecumseh. Since that time, I have imposed this theatrical experience on my husband, my Rhode Island family, and recently some of my best friends. [...]

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