Archive | October, 2015

Circus XTREME, Entertaining & Educational!?!

  We attended the 145th edition of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, Circus XTREME!! And it was AWESOME!!   We made certain we arrived early to experience all the fun pre-show activities!! We had the pleasure of stepping foot on the main floor, meeting some of the amazing performers, tried on some sweet […]

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In Lieu of Candy This Halloween

So I just learned about the Teal Pumpkin Project yesterday from one of you awesome readers. First I need to say thank you so much for sharing, and second, why has this fabulous initiative not existed sooner!! What is the Teal Pumpkin Project? Launched as a national campaign by Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) in 2014, the […]

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A Harvest Birthday Bash!! You won’t believe what brought me to tears!

A special little lady turned 5 back in August, yes, I said August. Haha! Funny, I always thought it would be awesome having a birthday in August mostly because mine is in freezing cold winter, January! Well, it turns out that the week before school starts is a bad time to have a birthday. Our […]

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Modern Day Life from the Perspective of a Pilgrim…where did we go wrong?

This past weekend, thanks to Netflix, the History Channel, and 3 loads of laundry I had the opportunity to watch an episode of, America the Story of Us.  The first episode discusses the establishments of the American colonies. I have to admit, it was nice for my mommy brain to have a refresher course on […]

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Toledo Museum of Art did it again! This FREE Exhibition will have you Dancing!

When one hears the word Ballerina what comes to mind? Elegance, grace, and beauty!? That is precisely what is displayed in the Toledo Museum of Art’s latest exhibition Degas & the Dance! As my little ballerina and I entered the Canaday Gallery we were greeted by Degas’s Little Dancer of Fourteen Years. The 38-inch tall […]

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This Special Day Originated in OHIO! See How I Celebrate It

Legend has it that Sweetest Day was established around 1922 by Herbert Birch Kingston, a Cleveland, Ohio, candy company employee who wanted to bring happiness to the lives of those who often were forgotten. Kingston and others distributed candy and small gifts to orphans, people confined to their homes and others to show them that […]

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A Cooking Show for REAL MOMS: Resourceful Recipes

I am a very patient person but there are 3 things in this world that I lack patience for, golf, adult tantrums, and extensive recipes! For as long as I can remember I have never been fond of recipes with a long list of ingredients, steps, or worse, both! In high school I even managed […]

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Removing this one thing made my life SO much better!

How is the quality of your life? Do you exhibit brain fog? Do you have enough energy to play with your kids/grandchildren? Are you always hungry? Are you always tired? Are you easily irritable? Do you want a solution? What if I told you that you could cure these ailments and feel amazing? I have […]

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Win Tickets for LEGO Creativity Tour

LEGO ™ bricks are the BEST!! I simply adore the fact that my children can spend hours creating cities, castles, cars, putting together kits, etc. with LEGO. I appreciate the cognitive benefits that LEGO provide the children. I admire watching those wheels turn in their little brains and the joy come over their little faces […]

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The Best Moms in the World buy these….they are the Coolest!!

Move over June Clever, out of my way Donna Reed, hasta la vista Beverly Goldberg! It is official folks; I am the Best Mom in the World!! I so graciously accepted the title from my preschooler this afternoon. So how does one earn the title, Best Mom in the World? Give the children unlimited screen […]

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