Archive | 2019

Win a family four-pack to see THE ELF ON THE SHELF

THE ELF ON THE SHELF, A Christmas Musical plays one night only at the Stranahan Theater, Saturday. December 21. When one Scout Elf gets assigned to a family struggling to rediscover the Christmas Spirit, he’s got to find a way off of the shelf and into their hearts.  WHERE: Stranahan Theater, 4645 Heatherdowns Blvd, Toledo, […]

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Countdown to Christmas 2019

“It’s that time of year, when the world falls in love…every song you hear seems to say, Merry Christmas…”, The Christmas Waltz, by Frank Sinatra hums in the background, spiced pumpkin latte candles fill the air, as the fire in the fireplace envelops the space like a warm hug.  The children put the finishing touches […]

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Sleepovers in the 90s vs Struggles of Sleepovers Today (WARNING for Parents!)

Nail polish, magazines, CD player, CDs, & chick flicks, the classic starter kit for any tween/teenage girl sleepover in the 90s. Sleepovers in the 90s would start off slow with social time, which literally meant having a conversation, discussing the latest happenings since we weren’t up-to-the-minute on everyone’s lives, while swapping out everyone’s CDs in […]

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Stanley’s Market is a Holiday Tradition in Toledo!

Tradition, tradition…tradition! I can legit hear Tevye from, “Fiddler on the Roof” singing, “Tradition” as we roll up in Stanley’s Market’s parking lot.  It isn’t officially the start of the Holiday season until we’ve visited Stanley’s, it’s TRADITION!   A tradition that spans back to my grandmother, I can recall being a young child patiently […]

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The Lion King PRE-SALE Tickets

The Lion King PRE-SALE Tickets for Mom on the go in Holy Toledo followers! ❤️ Get your tickets for the Lion King before the general public! If you are looking for the perfect experience to gift your family this Christmas this is it! And FYI, these tickets will go FAST! USE THE CODE: SSWSNX to […]

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Forest Time Kindergarten

Cher sang it best! If I could turn back time, if I could find a way….I’d enroll my Pre-K in Forest Time TODAY! I am loving everything about this school, the outdoor education, organic vegan snacks, child-led learning and adult guidance, the incorporation of STEAM learning through play, etc.   I wish it was around when […]

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Free Family-Friendly 2019 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 moderation is key during this special time of year, sure we splurge on certain family traditions like, Children’s Wonderland, […]

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Remind and Inspire: AWESOME Christmas gift for moms!

Where joy & pain collide! As I stand here over tubs of clothing wailing like a crazy woman I’m reminded of the ever popular quote, “don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened”, which is often cited, by Dr. Seuss, and/or anonymous. I can tell you one thing; whoever it was, it was definitely […]

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Jane Dough & Sweets: Vegan, Dye-Free, & Allergy- Friendly Baked Goods in Toledo

Song sang, candles extinguished, and I could legit feel all 24 eyes on me as the knife slowly plunged into the cake. Party hats were snapping, kids were salivating, & a chorus of “mine”, “mine”, “mine” broke out, like the seagulls in Finding Nemo, as each child declared dibs on their piece of cake.  The […]

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10 Magical Events to attend with Kids Christmas 2019 in Toledo

It’s funny, I couldn’t tell you what I wore the Christmas of 1990 (I’m sure it was a gorgeous dressed that matched my siblings and we all looked adorable, mom), or what gifts I opened from under the tree, or even if we had snow that year. What I do remember is sipping hot chocolate […]

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