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2014 Spartan Race Info, Giveaway & Discount Code

  Are you looking for a new racing challenge?     I’ve got the opportunity for you. Check out the video below for a glimpse of what a Spartan Race is like.   Inspired by that video? Me too!   You can put that inspiration into action at one of the upcoming Spartan Races.    […]

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Jane Austen Festival in Louisville, KY

  Today my friend Dorothy is sharing about her recent experience at the Jane Austen Festival in Louisville, KY.   Each year the festival features an Austen author, a Regency style show, a Regency Emporium, Afternoon Tea, as well as workshops and a Grand Ball.   I was unable to attend this year but I […]

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Sheldon Marsh State Nature Preserve in Sandusky

  During my visit with Lake Erie Shores and Islands, we spent an evening exploring Sheldon Marsh State Nature Preserve. We were staying next door at Sawmill Creek Resort that evening, which is a nice walk or short drive from the preserve.   Sheldon Marsh State Nature Preserve and contiguous wetlands comprise some of the […]

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Vintage 51 Dining Experience at Jack Binion’s Steak

  My husband and I recently enjoyed the “Vintage 51 Dining Experience”  at Jack Binion’s Steak for the 1st time.     The Cincinnati location is located inside Horseshoe Casino.     The restaurant offers a nice atmosphere and I was immediately drawn to the music coming from the bar area.     The band […]


Coney Island Amusement Park

    Coney Island Amusement Park is classic in Cincinnati and has been entertaining guests since 1886.     Our family spent a relaxing afternoon exploring Coney Island. Coney Island brings back the nostalgia of the classic rides that you remember from your childhood.       The hard decision is which area to start in […]

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8 Things You Didn’t Know About Child Hunger in the US

This post is a sponsored guest post and content was provided by the YMCA.   If you think childhood hunger is a third-world problem, you should think again.  One in five children in the United States live in a household that struggles to put food on the table.   Learning more about the problem is […]

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Civil War Battle Reenactment at Heritage Village

  A Civil War Battle Reenactment has been on my list for a while. The boys and I almost crossed it off a few years ago in Michigan but arrived at the battle scene just as the final cannon was shot …. at the end of the battle.  I’ve been determined ever since to finally […]