After School Activities Guide (2018)

This isn’t your average after school activities guide! Toledo has stepped up its game and is offering the best in after school fun, from Aerial Silks, Circus, Ninja, Food, Vocal, Hip-Hop classes, to ...

The BEST Indoor Play Centers in NW Ohio: Sky Zone

Need a break from the great outdoors? The bugs, heat, sun, rain? How does a climate-controlled park that is bug free, and doesn’t require you to reapply every 80 minutes ...

Splash Pads, Waterparks, & Pools Guide for Toledo

Temps are rising, days are getting longer, & school is officially out for the SUMMER!! Let the summer fun begin! Grab the sunblock, beach towels, and snacks and get the ...

10 Tips for a Smooth Back-to-School Transition

1- Outfit Planning Sunday evening have kiddos set out their outfits for the week. Include hair bows, socks, underwear, & jewelry in the planning. And make it clear that once ...

Imagination Station Playground

If you are touring the Spangler Factory (Dum-Dum Factory) in Bryan, Ohio anytime soon then this playground needs to be on your itinerary! It is literally a hop, skip, & ...

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Back to School Shopping with Kids ($50 Gift Card)

      Post your pic of you and your kiddos shopping at Franklin Park Mall to the Facebook page…winner will be randomly selected next Wednesday (8/8/18). Good luck, loves!   Know of any great deals going on around town, do tell!! -FYI-sign up for store emails & you will often receive a coupon for […]

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Pigeon Forge & Gatlinburg on a Budget

Road Trip! Time to make those epic family memories with the kiddos! But you can’t even take the family out to eat without dropping some serious coin. How are you supposed to travel for the weekend/week!?   Simple, just follow these basic guidelines;   Research the best places to stay & get the best deal! Search…, […]

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15 Summer Date Night Destinations in Toledo!!

Date Night!! The two words every couple looks forward to, especially those with kids. It means a night away from the kiddos, to reconnect with your spouse, to remember why you fell in love in the first place. It is easy to get caught up in the responsibilities of adulthood & parenthood. That is why […]

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Summer 2018 FREE Outdoor Concerts in Toledo

Summer 2018 FREE Outdoor Concerts in Toledo Nothing beats an outdoor summer concert, well, maybe one thing does, a FREE outdoor summer concert! And Toledo and the surrounding area have no shortage of outdoor summer concerts….there is practically one for every day of the week! So grab the sunblock, bug spray, blanket, and pack a […]

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Summer $1 Movies Schedule Mon-Thurs

This is definitely one for the Summer 2018 Bucket List!! Whether it’s your first time seeing a movie, or your 103rd, nothing beats the experience of the BIG screen! Well, maybe one thing, the cost! Cinemark’s Summer Movie Clubhouse deal is amazing, $1 for each movie, or $5 for all 10 movies. And since Clubhouse […]

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Rent the Chicken

Rent the Chicken Vegetable gardens, compost pile, chickens, oh my! Now those are some serious backyard goals, right!? But, what better way for children to learn about the lifecycle of plants and appreciation for their food than by growing and raising it themselves!? And with the weather finally warming up, ground is thawed, and days […]

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10 Awesome Playgrounds in NW Ohio & SE Michigan

    Are your kids getting the recommended 60 minutes of physical activity each day? What about the suggested vigorous-intensity physical activity at least 3 days a week? Meeting these recommendations by the Children Pediatric Association can be tricky especially when there is a huge temptation lingering about, screens! And while signing up a child […]

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Celebrate Earth Day 2018 in Toledo

“Why are we celebrating Earth when it keeps giving us snow?” That was a totally valid point made by my 1st grader, lol! Though, some may want to boycott Earth Day this year thanks to Mother Nature’s wonky weather, we are indebted to our planet. And Earth Day is a wonderful way to remind ourselves […]

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Make-A-Wish BIG Wish Gala & World Wish Day

There wasn’t a dry eye in the house!! My husband and I attended the Big Wish Gala last Friday and let me tell you, it was an emotionally charged, educational, and fun experience. There was a silent action, open bar, delicious food, live auction, amazing speakers, oh, & a puppy…it checked all my boxes!   […]

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Make-A-Wish 2018 Toledo BIG Wish® Gala!

As the old saying goes: We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give. Three big principles of any solid financial plan are to save, spend and give. Most people forget about the giving part, though, because they think mostly about saving and spending. But giving is […]

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