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The 577 Foundation is a MUST see!

We met up with a longtime friend and her kiddos at the 577 Foundation this week. I hadn’t been there since I was a child, so it had been a decade, ...

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Top 3 FREE Kid-Friendly Events in Toledo (July19th-25th)

Tuesday, July 19th Summer $1 Movie (almost no charge) @ Fallen Timbers at 10am- The Sandlot Park It! At Bowling Green City Park (520 Conneaut Ave. Bowling Green, OH 43402) ...

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Top 3 FREE Kid-Friendly Events in Toledo (July12th-18th)

Tuesday, July 12th Summer $1 Movie (almost no charge) @ Fallen Timbers at 10am- This week’s movie, The Boxtrolls Historical Tours of the Manor House @ Noon- Enjoy a free ...

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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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Top 3 Free Daily Kiddo Friendly Events for July 5th-11th

Since Facebook was blocking these from everyone (and requesting I pay money in order for people to see it….grrrr!) I am posting them on the blog. My hope is to eventually have a working calendar on here that you can simply reference, but that is still a work in progress, so this will have to […]

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Ohio Presidents Tour: Grant’s Birthplace

Every summer we make a bucket list of places and things we would like to do. I ask each of the children to contribute to the list by stating their top 3 things they wish to do over summer break.  Our 4th, soon to be 5th grader, stated that she would like to visit all […]

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Toledo Treasure: Pearson Metropark

My 8 year old has requested that we visit all the Metroparks this summer. Thus far we have enjoyed our time at Farnsworth and Wildwood, next stop, Pearson Metropark located at 761 Lallendorf Rd Oregon, OH 43616. Treasures you’ll find at Pearson Metropark: I have to be honest with y’all, I have lived in Toledo […]

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Toledo Metropark Treasures: Wildwood Preserve Metropark

My 8 year old has requested that we visit all the Metroparks this summer and the second park on our list and one of the most visited is Wildwood Preserve Metropark located at 5100 W Central Ave, Toledo, OH 43615.   Treasures you’ll find at Wildwood Preserve Metropark: Natural beauty and man-made elegance come together […]

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Toledo Metropark Treasures: Farnsworth Metropark

My 8 year old has requested that we visit all the Metroparks this summer so we decided to begin our tour of the Metropark with Farnsworth located at 8505 S River Rd, Waterville, OH 43566. Treasures you’ll find at Farnsworth Metropark: The Interurban Bridge The Interurban Bridge was once the largest earth filled, concrete reinforced […]

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Family Fun & Adventure Awaits at Seneca Caverns

It was a perfect spring morning, sun shining, birds chirping, a slight breeze in the air and we had just driven through Starbuck’s drive through to caffeinate the adults and hydrate our little geologists for the journey that lied ahead. Our destination, Seneca Caverns; one of Ohio’s registered Natural Landmarks located in the beautiful Bellevue, […]

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10 Reasons Why Jungle Junction is the BEST Indoor Playground

We made the most of our 1st day of summer break and took a short road trip to Bellevue, Ohio home of Ohio’s largest indoor playground, Jungle Junction! Bellevue, Ohio is roughly an hour and ten minutes from Toledo, (give or take a construction barrel or two), and totally worth every minute of travel time. […]

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Ziplining & Feeding Giraffes in Toledo

As if you needed an excuse to visit the #1 US Zoo based on USA Today’s Readers’ Choice, the Toledo Zoo! That catchy little tune you hear playing as you make your way across the bridge over the Anthony Wayne Trail is 100% correct, We Love Our Zoo! And now there is so much more […]

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LEGO + Stationery= Boredom Buster

Summer break means road trips, long days outdoors, swimming, family vacation, running through the sprinkler, grilling, flip flops, Slip N Slide, popsicles, sidewalk chalk, chasing fireflies, s’mores, etc. And let’s be honest, it wouldn’t be summer break without the occasional vocal complaint, “I’m bored”. So I am on the hunt for fun toys, trinkets, educational […]

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