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 […]

Lynd’s Fruit Farm

I may not have very many ongoing traditions, but, visiting Lynd’s farm each September is one of them. For the last five years, I have taken my nanny kiddos, but, this year – I took my little sister and niece. Spoiler alert – they had the BEST time. Lynd’s has a […]

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 […]

Free Live Music Events

Summertime in Columbus is all about the outdoors and if you’re like me, there is nothing better than being outside on a warm summer night. listing to live music underneath the stars! Lucky for us, Columbus offers FREE outdoor music series all over the city. The list below includes all of the […]

Free Movies Under the Stars

Bexley  When: Friday | Dusk Where: 2242 E Main St Bexley, Ohio, OH 43209 Website  | Facebook  Columbus Commons When: Friday or Saturday | Dusk Where: Columbus Commons | 160 S. High Street, Columbus, OH 43215 Website  | Facebook  Easton  When: Tuesdays | Dusk Where: Easton Town Center | 160 Easton Town Center, Columbus, OH 43219 Website | Facebook June […]

Touch-A-Truck

Community Touch-A-Truck – The Community Touch-A-Truck at Charity Newsies will give children the opportunity to see wheeled vehicles of all kind including a Columbus Fire Truck, SWAT car, military truck, race car, police car and local food truck. Charity Newsies is also partnering with the Bookworm Foundation to “Stuff the Charity Newsies […]

Rockin’ Jump – Westerville

Trampoline parks are one of my favorite activities for both children and adults. They are a great workout, but, are disguised as fun – what could be more perfect? Rockin’ jump in Westerville is the newest to the trampoline park scene and they ‘rock.’ Their main jump area is located […]

Fun in the Jungle

When I found out there was a new kids spot coming and its grand opening happened to be on a day that we had nothing planned, I knew we had to check it out. Fun in the Jungle, located in Sunbury, is a great addition to the kids scene. It is […]

Highbanks Nature Center

Highbanks Nature Center is one of our favorite spots to visit all year round. Whether we are there for an event or to explore on our own, we always have a wonderful time. My favorite thing is the fact that there is something for everyone to do. They have puppets, […]

Oddfellows Brunch

Oddfellows in the Short North is one of my favorite spots in the city. I don’t think its just one thing that draws me in. Its the combination of the decor which includes a historic back bar manufactured in Cincinnati in 1906 and a bottle cooler from the late 1930s, a long […]