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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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German Village Awesomeness

Guest post from my fabulous friend… Hi! My name is Abbey. I’m a mother of two girls (aged 4 and 7) and a good friend of Cbusmom’s. Our oldest girls are in the same class and also on the same soccer team. It’s always great to have a fellow mom who is super cool to [...]

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Get Out of Dodge Day in West Liberty, OH

We had an awesome family day in West Liberty, Ohio. Hubby took a day off during my kids’ spring break and we decided to get out of Columbus for a bit. Ohio Caverns had been on my list for quite some time, and with the sun finally shining in Central Ohio I figured, why not [...]

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Mommy/Daughter Date: Donuts, Spices & Birds

My son had a birthday party to go to in the afternoon for a preschool friend, so I decided I’d take my girl on a “mommy/daughter date.” I don’t get to spend much time with her one-on-one, and sometimes I feel as if I don’t even know her. Not sure if that sounds weird – [...]

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Crafty Gift Idea: Thanks to City Folks Farm Shop

City Folks Farm Shop is a little shop in the Beechwold/Clintonville area full of supplies for those interested in things such as beekeeping, canning, bird watching, or chicken keeping. The shop focuses on natural, eco-friendly products. They also offer intro classes that focus on urban homesteading, in addition to workshops where patrons can make herbal [...]

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Ohio Renaissance Festival in Harveysburg, OH

Street actors, comedic shows, jousting, being knighted by Queen Elizabeth, and shooting arrows into bales of hay sound fun? If so, visit the Ohio Renaissance Festival in Harveysburg, OH, which is straight out 71 South about an hour and 10 minutes from Columbus. The festival takes place inside the walls of a medieval village reminiscent [...]

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September Events

Unfortunately due to scheduling conflicts, I was unable to do my monthly appearance on Fox 28 “Good Day Columbus.” BUT, because I’ve gotten used to highlighting a few family-fun activities each month, I thought I’d still do that. This month I’ve listed a number of things that will get you out of the city for [...]

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