TICKETS for Disney on Ice’s Passport to Adventure

The Christmas Countdown continues in our household, day 3, Dec. 3rd Christmas activity is tickets, tickets to Disney on Ice’s Passport to Adventure!!! We will be joining Mickey Mouse and Minnie ...


Gift Guide and Giveaway: Sky Zone

So just to recap…. The perfect gift for….. The couples in your life: Post:   Your four-legged family member (s): Post: This giveaway is still OPEN😉 Homemade gifts ...


Shop Small Businesses Saturday in Toledo: List of some of my favs

6 Reasons Why You Should Shop Small Businesses this Saturday (and every day): Small businesses give back (more) to your community Small businesses make a major economic impact Small businesses ...

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Free Family-friendly Christmas Events in Toledo & Surrounding Area

It’s the most wonderful time of the year!! Toledo & the surrounding areas are literally bursting with fun family friendly holiday events! The best part, there is something for everyone and every budget! For our family moderations is key during this special time of year, sure we splurge on certain family traditions like The Lights […]

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Dear Diary…..Why We Can’t Promise our Kids the Moon

Dear Diary, Monday, Tuesday Wednesday, November (something) 2016 What to Expect When You’re Expecting said nothing about this!! Last month it was turn a pumpkin into a horse’s head (literary pumpkin decorating), this month its turn a cake into Saturn (Boy Scout Bake-Off), lol! Talk about asking for the moon! So last night we got […]

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Giveaway: Perfect Christmas Gifts (or stocking stuffer) for Girls and Kids!

My latest obsessions, headbands & literary classics! Headbands because I adore a little something that makes it look like I actually tried to do my hair, lol! It doesn’t get any better than a messy bun and a headband. And literary classics, the kiddos and I have decided that from now on in the evenings, […]

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Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical

Are you ready to make a memory that is sure to go down in history? As many of you know I have always been a HUGE proponent for giving the gift of an experience for Christmas. Giving the gift of a beautiful experience that a child can treasure for a lifetime is ultimately priceless, especially […]

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Pet Wants: Perfect Present for your Four-legged Family Members & Giveaway

May 2003 on our way home from our honeymoon, after being married for only one week we made the first big commitment of our married life, we became pet parents. We picked up an adorable yellow Labrador and I instantly feel hard for that little fur ball. On the drive home we decided on a […]

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2016 Christmas Gift Guide & Giveaway: Perfect Gift Idea for Couples

This Christmas Gift Guide is an awesome resource to help you determine the perfect gift for each of the loves in your life-family, friends, neighbors, teachers, & we can’t forget Fido, or any other furry family members. Since this season is often an overwhelming one for most I have decided to give you something fun […]

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Acts of Kindness Countdown to Thanksgiving

In the past we have participated in the 30 Days of Gratitude for November (Where you make a Turkey out of two foam balls wrapped in yard, then each day you add a feather made from construction paper attached to a popsicle stick- write what you are thankful for on the feather, & then press it into […]

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FREE Kid-friendly Events in Toledo (Oct. 25th-31st…includes the weekend)

Tuesday October 25th Halloween Happening 5:00 PM – 6:30PM @ Birmingham Branch: Parade into the Birmingham Library wearing your favorite costume to receive a tasty treat, no tricks please!  Representatives from various neighborhood organizations are scheduled to pass out treats! Toledo Museum of Art’s Family Center 10AM-3PM- kiddos can create, paint, & play (no admission […]

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FREE Kid Events in Toledo (Oct.18th-24th)

Tuesday October 18th This Weeks Theme: If I were President @ Toledo Museum of Art’s Family Center 10AM-3PM- kiddos can create, paint, & play (no admission or registration/reservation necessary, drop in & enjoy). 2PM- Glassblowing demonstrations in the Glass Pavilion. Toledo Zoo Animal Ambassadors @ Sylvania Branch Library 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM: Drop in […]

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Friday’s 5 Ingredients or Less: Pulled Pork (Sugar-free)

Some of the best things in life happen accidentally, and this recipe is no exception. It was the day before grocery day and all I had left was one onion, package bacon, and pork sirloin. So I pulled out my handy crockpot, plugged that sucker in, diced that onion, sliced that bacon, scored the sirloin, […]

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