Holiday Events – December 8 – 10

December 8  Toddler Time with Santa Claus : Fri 9:30 AM · Sky Zone Columbus · Lewis Center Santa Claus is coming… to Sky Zone! Join them  for Toddler Time to meet Mr. and Mrs. Claus! Toddler Time is for ages 5 and under only. This is a special event and pricing will be $15 per toddler. Find […]

Chinese Lanterns

We checked out the Ohio Chinese Lantern Festival a few weeks ago and were once again blown away! Located at the Natural Resources Park (Ohio Expo Center), we were impressed by 39 larger-than-life illuminated displays crafted by Chinese artisans. From the 200 foot long Chinese dragon to the color changing dinosaurs to the display of […]

Redwood Wagon Food Truck

This weather sure has me craving one of my FAVORITE new food trucks – Redwood Wagon. They’re bringing us the ULTIMATE comfort food – savory waffle cones & bowls filled with things like mashed potatoes, mac n’ cheese, pulled pork, bacon, cheese, corn, caramelized onions and more. If you guys know me (or my husband) – […]

Holiday Events – December 1 – December 3

December 1 Pickerington Holiday Gathering · Fri 5 PM · Olde Pickerington Village Annual Holiday Gathering featuring the Festival of Lights, the City Tree Lightning at 7:00. Free family friendly event. Visit with Santa, pet a reindeer, decorate cookies, vote for your favorite Gingerbread House, listen to Christmas stories, make a craft, watch ice carving, ride a horse-drawn […]

Wildflower Cafe

Brunch spot? No problem. Dinner spot? No problem. Late night drinks? No problem? Breakfast? For some reason, I instantly go blank on where to send people. Obviously, there are Northstar and First Watch, which are fantastic, but, usually, people want more of a hidden gem. Especially during the week. My usual suggestion is, go back […]

Holiday Wine Tasting

Wine tastings. They’re the best, right? You get to taste before you buy. You get to try a variety of wines, usually finding a favorite that you normally wouldn’t have thought to try. You know whats even better? Holiday wine tastings. Mostly because they bring out the fancy wines and depending on how much you […]

Pizza Rev

12/15 Update: Both Columbus locations are now closed. There’s other locations are still open.   Fast casual pizza – affordable, quick, personal-sized pies with a Chipotle style model – is one of my FAVORITE ways to dine. The possibilities are endless and the combinations can be as creative or as basic as you would like, especially […]

Shop Local this Holiday Season

Can you believe it? Holiday shopping is upon us! Shopping locally can be fun and beneficial for us all. Not to mention, you can usually find unique gifts for the most important people in your lives. To make your shopping easy, I’ve created a Shop Local Holiday Gift Guide – showcasing some of my favorite local […]

Turkey Day Races

Each Most years, my family and I pick a Thanksgiving day 5k to participate in. It’s such a fun way to kick off the day, donate to a charitable cause and burn a few calories. According to Running USA, in 2016, there were 726 races on Thanksgiving day – with over 961,882 finishers. So, see, it’s not […]

26 Hours in Cleveland

We decided we need a quick overnight trip and lucky for us, Ohio is filled with tons of different options. We went with the easy option and chose Cleveland. Easy drive and we knew we wouldn’t have to to work hard to fill our time with unique spots and more than likely we would stumble […]