Halloween with The Monsters at The Q

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This Halloween we are doing something more than the standard trick-or-treat. We are headed up to The Q to see the Lake Erie Monsters take on the Texas Stars. After the last game we went to the boys have been begging to go back. This game will be even better. Keep Reading to find out […]

21 Scary Cake Ideas for Halloween

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Every year I get the opportunity to photograph some great cakes from my son’s Cub Scout ‘Scary Cake Bake’ event.  These are not professional cakes, and, certainly well within your reach to create for yourself.  If you like these, check out 2013 scary cakes!    

Boo at the Akron Zoo is this Weekend

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Are you looking for a safe trick or treating option in the Akron, Ohio area? Dress your little ghosts and goblins up in their Halloween costumes and head to the Boo at the Akron Zoo this weekend. There are plenty of treat stations where your kids can trick or treat plus all of the fun […]

Stay Dry with Indoor Trick or Treat Street at I-X Center

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As we enter the fall season more rain “falls” upon us. It get colder and the leaves change to bold hues of red, yellow and orange.  With this also comes my favorite Holiday… HALLOWEEN. After living in California for 6 years, Ohio Halloweens are COLD!  This year we will be trick-or-treating indoor at the I-X […]

Choose Welch’s Fruit Snacks for Halloween with Real Not Scary Ingredients

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Halloween = Treats – and lots of them. It is amazing how many treats kids get at school, class parties, trick or treating, and other Halloween events.  Candy is fine in moderation but I also like to provide healthier options like Welch’s Fruit Snacks made with real fruit.  They make an excellent Halloween treat! I […]

Celebrate Sweetest Day

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I love celebrations! I love any excuse to give gifts. Maybe I am a little crazy. When I first moved to Ohio and heard about Sweetest Day, I thought it was silly and a little nutty.  After living here a little while I though to myself, when is a good time to celebrate caring for […]

SLEEPING BEAUTY DIAMOND EDITION Blu-ray Combo Pack Out of Disney Vault for Limited Time

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Fall under the glorious Disney spell of Sleeping Beauty all over again with the must-have SLEEPING BEAUTY DIAMOND EDITION Blu-ray Combo Pack available for a limited time only. This is the first time ever that SLEEPING BEAUTY is available on Digital HD. It promises a thrilling new entertaining experience with a high-definition picture and soaring […]

3 Weeks Left of Cedar Point #HalloWeekends 2014

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There are only 3 weeks left Cedar Point HalloWeekends this year, so plan your trip now! We go every year and have a fantastic time riding rides, taking in the shows, and getting playfully scared. My kids are still young, so we enjoy the family path that offers plenty of non-scary fun with Family Friendly […]

Ava & Lala – Tough Girls, Tigers and Bears, OH MY!

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My girls absolutely love movies with strong, independent girls. Ava & Lala is exactly that! Ava is a strong willed little girl who loves martial arts and adventure. One day, she meets Lala, a liger (lion and tiger), together they discover that they can talk to each other.  Ava runs away from home to join […]

Free ALEXANDER AND THE TERRIBLE, HORRIBLE, NO GOOD, VERY BAD DAY Printables #VeryBadDay

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Have you seen Disney’s ALEXANDER AND THE TERRIBLE, HORRIBLE, NO GOOD, VERY BAD DAY movie yet? It was out in theaters on October 10th. My family loved the movie and are still referencing it and laughing! Read our review. If you saw the movie or plan to, I’m sure your kids cant’ stop talking about it! […]

Halloween Safety Tips #PoweringSafety

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Halloween is just a couple weeks away. We are already planning where we are going to trick or treat, costumes we are wearing, school party treats, and more. It is an exciting and fun time of year where kids – and adults – can be whatever they want to be from a ninja to a […]

ALEXANDER AND THE TERRIBLE, HORRIBLE, NO GOOD, VERY BAD DAY Movie Review and Contests #VeryBadDay

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ALEXANDER AND THE TERRIBLE, HORRIBLE, NO GOOD, VERY BAD DAY is in theaters today!! Yay! My family was able to watch this movie a bit early so I could share the scoop on it. We loved it! The entire audience was laughing throughout the entire movie. See why with this video clip! We each have […]

Join Barbie in a Magical Adventure with Barbie and the Secret Door Movie #BarbieSecretDoor

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Join Barbie on a magical, musical adventure in the new Barbie and the Secret Door movie. All kids are shy in different circumstances, some more than others. In this movie, Barbie is a shy princess that finds courage to stand up for what is right after she discovers a door to wonderful land where she […]

Bring the Aroma of Fall Into Your Kitchen With Duncan Hines

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Fall is my absolute favorite time of year! Whether it is the fashion, weather, family traditions or the food, autumn has always given me a feeling of coziness. I love to come inside from playing outside with my girls to a kitchen that smells like a warm baked dessert! This fall, Duncan Hines can be […]

Wonderful Wacky Woollybear Festival 2014

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What is a Woollybear? Why are we having a festival for it? Will it be fun? I will cover all of that and more. I am so excited to take our boys to our 1st Woollybear Festival. I am sure your children or grandchildren have seen and gotten excited over the Woollybears they have found. […]