Wake Nation

Wake Nation. Just the name of it sounds cool, right? This summer, my husband and I were invited down to explore Butler County – ya know, where the Donut Trail is? Weeks later, what I am still blown away by is everything they offer. From local food to sculpture parks to outdoor water sports, they […]

Festivals this Weekend

Did you think festival season was winding down? It’s not and this weekend is proof of that. I am already trying to figure out how I am going to make it to all of them. Park Street Festival Details: The 10th annual Park Street Festival is a two-day event featuring entertainment, delicious food and great music for […]

Eating in Athens

Athens. What’s the first thing that comes to mind? I am going to take a wild guess and say “Ohio University?” What is the second thing that comes to mind? I am going to take another wild guess and say, “Epic Halloween Party?” Am I right? Well, did you know that (besides throwing epic halloween […]

Pyramid Park

While traveling the world is not in our budget (right now), my husband and I have made it a goal to explore more of Ohio. So, when I got an email from Butler County, I said “yes” before I even knew where Butler County was. Why did I say yes? Well, if you say my […]

Marcella’s

Marcella’s, a Cameron Mitchell Restaurant, is one of my top happy hour spots in Columbus. The lively atmosphere. The energetic employees. The dynamic and delicious Italian food, which includes a wonderful cocktail list and 50 Italian wines served by the bottle (beer,too).  All add up to make the perfect spot in my eyes. Their menu consists […]

Butler County Donut Trail

I am sure you have heard of the Columbus Coffee Trail, the Capital City Wine Trail and the Columbus Ale Trail, but have you heard of the Butler County Donut Trail?  With 10 family owned shops on the trail (no chains allowed), the donut trail is a unique way to explore Butler County. Why Butler County? Wait, […]

IKEA Grand Opening – June 7th

IKEA. A name we all know. A store we’ve never had. Well, until NOW. This Wednesday, June 7th, all of our shopping (and some food — hello Swedish meatballs) dreams come true when their 44th store opens right here in Columbus. I have to admit I am a bit nervous. Not only are we less […]

30 Days of Metro Park Fun

June 1 • Pre-K Storytime: Bring your little ones for a nature-inspired story or two. Scioto Audubon at 10 am. June 2 • Summer Campfire: Ohio Mammals: Enjoy a campfire and learn about interesting mammals that call Ohio home. Blacklick Woods at 8:30pm. June 3 • Morning Chores: Join the farmer in feeding animals and help with other barnyard chores. Age 5 and older. […]

Fun Spots • 5/31 – 6/4

Wednesday, May 31  Grove City Brewing Company “Official” Grand Opening Party – Join Grove City Brewing Company & Plum Run Winery as we celebrate their “official” GRAND OPENING starting at 1pm. They will have free samples of food items all day, plus their regular menu, HH specials, and wing Wednesday. Each guest will receive raffle tickets […]

Summer at Easton Town Center

Easton Town Center was just voted Best Shopping Center in Columbus in (614) Magazine’s ColumBEST Awards and while it is an INCREDIBLE place to shop, they offer so much more. On top of some of the best restaurants in the city, they have a fun filled summer planned for us. From a Farmer’s Market to Fitness […]