Archive | August, 2015

Food Yoga: Stretch Your Meals with these SIMPLE Recipes (Paleo/Gluten Free)

Back-to-school means getting back into a routine, having dinner before 10pm, and stretching my recipes!! It feels so good to be back into a routine. The household just runs so much smoother when we have routine; everyone’s temperament is calmer, more enjoyable, including moms! We are slowly working our way back to a 6:30pm dinner time […]

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A New Kind of 1st Day of School Pic

BIG day today!! 1st day of school for my 4th & 2nd graders!! They each have awesome teachers and kind kiddos in their classes, thinking this is going to be a fabulous year! Of course we did the classic 1st day of school pics. And then I got to thinking, I have pics of myself […]

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Au revoir RedBall Project & 2015 Christmas Card Reveal

“Never say goodbye because goodbye means going away and going away means forgetting.” (J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan) This quote seemed rather appropriate given all the childlike fun I have been experiencing with the Toledo Museum of Art’s exhibition, Play Time exhibition and its recent installation, #RedBallProject. I honestly can’t remember the last time I had […]

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I Managed to Caption this: RedBall is up to its old TWIX!

The #Redball Project was at Boyd’s Retro Candy Store this afternoon & there was no way I was passing up an opportunity for candy to get some epic pics with the KING-SIZED RedBall, and CANDY! So my 3 MUSKETEERS and I hit the road in pursuit of the big ATOMIC FIREBALL! The WHATCHAMACALLIT, RedBall, was wedged […]

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Space, our final destination! (In Wapakoneta)

It was a hot Tuesday afternoon in August. The in-laws had just picked up our youngest for her special day with grandma & grandpa. My sister happened to have the day off from work. We had a full tank of gas & ambitious attitudes; the stars were aligning for a fun filled, totally spur-of-the-moment ROAD […]

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It’s just a Red Ball? Au contraire!

The Red Ball is HERE! It has arrived! It is in Toledo, Ohio! Kurt Perschke’s RedBall Project is part of The Toledo Museum of Art’s Play Time exhibition. The RedBall Project is a 250-pound red, inflated sculptural installation that has/will be squeezed into unexpected spaces in cities across the globe…you read correctly, THE GLOBE (and […]

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I left my Heart in Holland

Have you ever had a remarkable evening that is just so magnificent that you find yourself ranking all future evening against it? The ambiance, company, temperaments, entertainment, talent, etc. all perfectly combined into a symphony of euphoric splendor…now that is pure Downtown Holland, Michigan.   Our journey to splendor-ville began on a textbook summer evening.  […]

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30+ Fall Fun Family Favorites in Toledo!!

As I sit here collating this list of AWESOME fun fall family activities I find myself longing for Fall….the gorgeous colors, soft comforting embrace of a sweater, smooth warm cappuccino on a dewy October morning, picking apples, carving pumpkins, pumpkin pie, apple fritters, adorable little kiddos in their Halloween costumes, fall festivals, and so much […]

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Thorn Park SPLASH PAD

Thanks to these low gas prices (it only cost $40 to fill up “the beast”/our Yukon, woohoo!) we are able to take mini day trips guilt free!! Our destination, Thorn Park SPLASH PAD!! Woot! Woot!   Thorn Park Splash Pad is located in Brownstown Michigan, roughly 40 minutes (with construction) from Toledo. It is literally […]

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Grand Rapids Gastropub, Paleo Farm Basket, and more!

After taking in all that gorgeous architecture and design we were parched! We managed to locate a delicious eatery just a few miles from the Meyer May house (FREE tours of a Frank Lloyd Wright House!), The Winchester!  I am literally STILL dreaming about that meal! Have you ever eaten something that just tastes so […]

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