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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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Gateway Film Center: Time to Get the Heebie Jeebies!

Heebie Jeebie is Gateway Film Center’s Halloween Family Film Festival with just the right spookiness for the littles in your house! I cannot wait to take my kiddies down for a little creepy viewing…maybe we’ll even take home a ghost… ┬áHere’s the skinny and a little more: Gateway will show a family favorite Halloween-themed movie [...]

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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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Civil War Reenactment at the Ohio Village

The Ohio Village is hosting Union and Confederate soldiers this weekend. Soldiers will be throwing down camp on opposite ends of the village and will reenact a battle complete with horses, cannons, and gun fire. We went last year and had a blast. The reenactors did a fabulous job playing their chosen soldier parts – [...]

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Creekside Blues and Jazz Festival in Gahanna

Summer means JAZZ! and Gahanna knows how to do it with their Creekside Blues and Jazz Festival. They are celebrating 16 years of music and have made it a family-friendly event offering a paddle boatload of kids activities. Check out the information below for a schedule of activities and music that is sure to entice [...]

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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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Anthony Thomas Factory Tour

Do you like chocolate? For many of us that question is a hands down and resounding YES! And, if it is a “yes” or just that you want to do something interesting and educational one morning with your children, tour the Anthony Thomas Factory out in Hilliard. The factory is located just south of the [...]

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