AEP’s smartGrid – Energy and the New Year

AEP’s smartGrid – Energy and the New Year

Nothing changes lifestyles and behaviors more than the start of a new year…at least for a while, anyhow. One of the holiday conversations I had with my mom was about losing weight as one of my New Year’s resolutions. I dumped it, because after being honest with myself, I decided that I needed resolutions were [...]

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Nativity Scene at State Auto Insurance Building

Nativity Scene at State Auto Insurance Building

One of my favorite childhood memories was my dad taking us downtown to see the Nativity scene in front of the State Auto Insurance building on Broad Street. We’d go at night when it was lit up to see the life-sized figurines of Mary, Joseph, and if dad parked the car in the right place, [...]

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Huntington Holiday Train at the Main Library

Huntington Holiday Train at the Main Library

Do not miss the Huntington Holiday Train set up at the Columbus Metropolitan Main Library. I took my 2 year-old Thomas-aholic and we were both mesmerized for almost an hour. Thomas with Annie and Clarabell and Percy with those mischeivious freight cars, along with a few other trains, run the the tracks through a replica [...]

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YWCA Diaper Drive and a Chance to Win Disney On Ice Presents Princess Classics Tickets

YWCA Diaper Drive and a Chance to Win Disney On Ice Presents Princess Classics Tickets

A survey on Business Wire stated that 74% of U.S. adults plan to give some sort of donation this holiday season (check out the survey here) and the amount of donations in 2010 will exceed 48 billion dollars.* Wow, this makes me very happy. My family does our best to donate toys, food, and monetary [...]

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Ten Pin Alley in Hilliard, OH

Ten Pin Alley in Hilliard, OH

I love bowling. I bowled on a league and even bought my own horribly ugly bowling shoes a few years ago. My game never improved, but that didn’t matter because it was about having fun. Recently, my friend gathered a bunch of us together for her birthday at Ten Pin Alley to try our luck [...]

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Local Gift Giving: MarketMommies.com

Local Gift Giving: MarketMommies.com

MarketMommies is a business directory for small Mom Owned Businesses. Currently, the site contains over 1,700 Mom Owned Businesses listed with 140 of those being from Central Ohio. It is the perfect one-stop site for local gift ideas, product reviews, interesting blogs, and supports small businesses. You can find photographers to get that magical holiday [...]

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The Nutcracker at the Ohio Theater

The Nutcracker at the Ohio Theater

Going to see BalletMet’s The Nutcracker screams “holidays!” to me. When I was a little girl my Grandmother took my cousin and I to see the ballet, and we just loved it. We got dressed up in our Christmas dresses, went to lunch at the old downtown Lazarus, and then saw the ballet. Thinking back [...]

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