Soap Box Derby with The Boxtrolls in Akron, Ohio


The greatest amateur racing event in the world, the Soap Box Derby has raced into Akron this week! Nearly 500 racers from across the United States, Canada, and around the world take part in the 77th annual Soap Box Derby on Saturday, July 26th. The winners from races that took place across the country over […]

Celebrate 50 Years with COSI This Summer


There is still plenty of time left this summer for a family day trip to COSI! COSI is celebrating 50 years with a special exhibition taking your family through a Sherlock Holmes mystery. Take time to enjoy Rat Basketball, or a 3-D National Geographic movie. There is something for everyone in the family at COSI, […]

Take Your Family to Embassy Suites This Summer


This Fourth of July our family had the pleasure of staying at the Embassy Suites near the Columbus Airport. We looked forward to our weekend getaway as it was the last few days before my husband had to return to work from vacation. Grace and Claire loved the adventure of not knowing what to expect, […]

Walking with Dinosaurs The Arena Spectacular Roars into Cleveland

Walking with Dinosaurs The Arena Spectacular

Mark your calendars now for an extraordinary family friendly event next week in Cleveland, Ohio. WALKING WITH DINOSAURS THE ARENA SPECTACULAR has delighted over 8 million people world-wide and will be returning to Quicken Loans Arena on July 9-13, 2014. I received tickets to facilitate this post. Walking with Dinosaurs The Arena Spectacular Experience these […]

Invite Your Whole Family to Cedar Point for Family Fun!


Cedar Point is delivering more family thrills than ever this Summer with two brand new family friendly rides and more! Plus, it is fun for ALL ages. We went to Cedar Point as a whole family affair and had a blast! My kids loved having their cousins, grandparents, aunt and uncle to ride rides with. […]

Cedar Point Opens this Saturday – Check out What is New at Cedar Point in 2014


The unofficial start of Summer is here! Cedar Point opens this Saturday!!! This season promises even more family fun with two new family friendly rides, new shows, and attractions! New at Cedar Point in 2014 Pipe Scream This family fun ride combines the thrill of a roller coaster reaching speeds of 40 mph with the fun […]

Make Mondays Pizza Night at Market District


After a busy weekend and hectic start of the week, Mondays are just made for Pizza Night at Market District! Every Monday, you can buy a 16” family-size house-made pizzas for just $7.99 (3 toppings)! I received a gift card to facilitate this post. Make Mondays Pizza Night at Market District Pizza from Market District […]

Things to Do on Spring Break in Columbus, Ohio


Spring Break begins in Columbus, Ohio where you and your family will enjoy luxury accommodations, world class entertainment, shopping, and fun in our great state’s capitol. It is not too late to plan a last-minute Spring Break that your family will enjoy close to home! Below is our top things to do on Spring Break […]

Visit the Akron Zoo on Enrichment Day


Two of my family’s most favorite things about the Akron Zoo converge during the Enrichment Day at the Akron Zoo on Saturday, March 15, 2014 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Winter is one of the best times to visit the Akron Zoo because the animals are alert and active! Being in mid-March, they should […]

Celebrate Birthdays at Castaway Bay


When I asked my son what he wanted for his birthday, he said he wanted to go to Castaway Bay waterpark. What a great idea! We actually joined the Castaway Bay Birthday Club a couple years ago and had just received a birthday card from them. It didn’t take much convincing to escape the extreme […]

Fantastico! Dining at Gervasi Vineyard’s Bistro Restaurant in Canton, OH


We enjoy treating ourselves to a nice restaurant once in a while, especially when we are celebrating birthdays, anniversaries and the like.  This fall, we celebrated my dad’s 75th birthday at Gervasi Vineyard.  Ten of us stayed overnight in the Villas at Gervasi Vineyard (see my review here), and marked the occasion with a special […]

Celebrate Life in Style at The Villas at Gervasi Vineyard in Canton, OH


Life’s special milestones deserve special celebration!  This September, my dad celebrated his 75th birthday.  My two brothers, my mom and I wanted to do something extraordinary as a family to celebrate him and how special he is to our family.  It didn’t take long for us to decide that an overnight at The Villas at […]

Two Thumbs Up to Hale Farm Harvest Festival


We went to the Hale Farm and Village Harvest Festival last weekend and had such a fabulous time, we spent over 5 hours there! It was an amazing family fun day. It was made more special because my kids had their grandparents with them too. This is the last weekend to go so I wanted […]

Save Money on Ohio Fall Getaway with Red Roof Inn Deals in Ohio


If you are traveling through Ohio this season, you are in for a beautiful display of Fall foliage!  Our beautiful state is at it’s peak this time of year with things to do too! Red Roof Inn is making an Ohio getaway even more desirable with unbeatable deals of up to 25% off lodging at […]

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus is Coming to Cleveland!

Ringling Bros Barnum and Bailey Circus Cleveland (2)

The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Circus is coming to Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, OH on October 23-28, 2013. The Built To Amaze! show is the 143rd edition of the Greatest Show On Earth – and you don’t want to miss it! This amazing show will amaze the audience with feats of strength, […]