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Wildlights at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

Okay, okay, so we’ve gone to Wildlights at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium for years, but I haven’t written about it. I am not sure why, but I guess I figured everyone knew about it or had gone to see the awesomeness. Well, I decided to write about it this year because *just in case* [...]

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“Merry and Bright” Exhibit at Franklin Park Conservatory

The Grinch has has invaded Franklin Park Conservatory this holiday season! I cannot wait to take the kids to check it out. If you have in-laws coming to visit, give them some cash and send them on their merry way with your children. You can get some peace and quiet, and they can have some [...]

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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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Local Gift Idea: Trott Wood Creations

Local Gift Idea: Trott Wood Creations

Throughout the months of November and December, I am writing a few posts highlighting unique – cool – hip – fun ideas for holiday gifts. I am focusing on local artists, crafters, and/or store owners who sell items that would be perfect for your child or a child on your list. There will also be [...]

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