The Summer’s Not Over at Columbus Commons

School is starting back up this next week for many kiddos, which is a sure sign that summer for all (kiddos and adults alike) is coming to end. However, that doesn’t meant the summer fun has to end!!! Columbus Commons still has a fun list of events happening throughout the […]

U-Pick Apple Schedules

Fall is without a doubt my favorite time of year. Changing leaves, temperatures dropping, pumpkin carving and best of all – apple picking, the perfect step into the fall season. Check out the list below for u-pick farms all within one hour of Columbus. Make sure to check out their […]

9 Festivals in August

One of my favorite parts of the summer is filling our weekends with local festivals. We are lucky in Columbus to have so many great ones each weekend. If you thought the summer was dwindling down with things to do, you were wrong! While there are many happening this month, […]

30 Days of Metro Park Fun

June 1: Alphabet Walk at Slate Run Farm from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm. Explore the farm while learning 26 facts about tools, animals and life in the 1880s. No Sign-up Required. June 2: National Prairie Day: Bison, Flowers, and Fun at Battelle Darby Creek Nature Center from 1:00 pm –3:00 pm. Celebrate National Prairie Day with […]

The Hoover Mudflats Boardwalk

My intention last Monday was to check out a new coffee shop and rush over to work. What I actually got was so much more. While on my way to find the coffee shop, I stumbled upon  a 1,500 foot boardwalk with gorgeous views of the Mudflats, where you can […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]