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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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Ohio State Fair and Ohio Poultry Association

We had the good fortune to spend the day with the CEO and associates from the Ohio Poultry Association at the Ohio State Fair this passed week. We learned interesting egg and poultry facts and got to eat delicious Ohio eggs cooked to perfection. After the egg-tastic breakfast, my buddy Rachel over at Harmonious Homestead [...]

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Ohio Wildlife Center in Powell, OH

Have you heard of White-Nose Syndrome? It is a fungus that bats are getting during hibernation, and it is killing them. Ohio alone has lost thousands of bats and the numbers keep increasing. Researchers, scientists, and wildlife experts are working hard to find the cause, how to stop it from spreading, and a cure for [...]

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Marmon Valley Farms in Zanesville, OH

Have you taken your child horseback riding? Marmon Valley Farms in Zanesville offers trail rides for children as young as six years old. We went with a slew of little girls, and I was impressed by how Marmon catered to children. The riding instructor gave easy to follow instructions, they offered ponies and horses (depending [...]

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The Wilds

I remember the first time hearing about The Wilds and couldn’t believe my ears. How could there be a place to do a safari in the middle of Ohio? Aren’t those just in Africa? Turns out, we Columbusites can eat breakfast, go on a safari, and be home for dinner! About an hour and half [...]

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Stratford Ecological Center in Delaware, Ohio

Stratford Ecological Center in Delaware, Ohio

I am loving my guest bloggers! My next guest post is from a true local girl who has a big heart and can be found around town teaching grown ups and kids about food (be sure to check out her Kids Cook classes!): Rachel Tayse offers helpful information on her site Hounds in the Kitchen [...]

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