Broadway in Cincinnati presents MOTOWN THE MUSICAL at Aronoff Center

Broadway in Cincinnati presents MOTOWN THE MUSICAL at Aronoff Center

I am so very excited that theatre season has returned. I cannot even begin to explain to you how anxious I get waiting to hear about the shows that will be in production for the season — and then to have to wait months before season openers begin? It’s intense!...
I LOVE LUCY® LIVE ON STAGE at the Aronoff Center

I LOVE LUCY® LIVE ON STAGE at the Aronoff Center

It’s been a long time since I’ve been able to sit down long enough to write a post, and for that I am heartily sorry. The end of the school year simply gets to be crazy to the point where I am never sure if I am coming or going,...
The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati presents Aladdin Jr -- GIVEAWAY

The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati presents Aladdin Jr — GIVEAWAY

I’ve got an amazing giveaway for you all today — tickets to see Aladdin Jr performed by The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati! This show is near and dear to our hearts this year…you see, I live with The Genie and Jafar. Well, in a manner of speaking, anyway. Our school’s...
Macy's Arts Sampler Weekend is coming March 7-8, 2015

Macy’s Arts Sampler Weekend is coming March 7-8, 2015

If you had plans for the weekend of March 7 & 8, cancel them. You don’t want to miss Macy’s Arts Sampler Weekend presented by ArtsWave! There’s nothing quite like an entire weekend of FREE art, and one that encompasses the entire city is simply amazing. The 2015 Macy’s Arts...
Cincinnati Home & Garden Show 2015

Cincinnati Home & Garden Show 2015

Spring will be here soon…it really will.  The weatherman just said it so it must be true…right? RIGHT?!  Need a little spring in your life to tide you over until the real thing arrives? Head down to the Cincinnati Home & Garden Show this weekend at the Duke Energy Convention...
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Cucinova Kenwood Grand Opening -- Giveaway

Cucinova Kenwood Grand Opening — Giveaway

I got a chance to check out Cucinova the day before it opened and it was everything I wanted it to be and more.  Never heard of Cucinova?  No worries, neither had I.  But I am SO happy to know about them now! Let me back up a bit and make a confession:  I love...
Old West Festival 2014 -- Final Weekend October 11&12

Old West Festival 2014 — Final Weekend October 11&12

Old West Festival!  We love it, go every year, and have a blast!  Have you been yet this year?  Your last chance to go back in time to Dodge City 1878 is coming up this weekend, October 11 & 12.  It’s SO much fun, you you won’t want to miss it!  Check out our pics...
The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati-Disney's Beauty and the Beast JR Giveaway

The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati-Disney’s Beauty and the Beast JR Giveaway

Theater season in Cincinnati comes in all shapes and sizes, and while I love my date nights at the Aronoff and Cincinnati Shakespeare Company, I also love to take my kids to the theater in the hopes that they will become lifelong theater lovers too! We are so lucky to have an amazing children’s theater...
Dirty Dancing at The Aronoff Opening September 23

Dirty Dancing at The Aronoff Opening September 23

Honestly, have I mentioned how excited I am for theater season this year?!  Everywhere you look there is a new and exciting production and I cannot wait to see them all! Up next on my list: Broadway Across America’s Dirty Dancing — The Classic Story on Stage at The Aronoff Center for the Arts!  I...
The Great Gatsby at Cincinnati Shakespeare Company

The Great Gatsby at Cincinnati Shakespeare Company

Oh, how I LOVE theater season in Cincinnati!  So much talent, so many fantastic productions!  Cincinnati Shakespeare Company is, of course, at the top of my “must see” theater list every single year…and their 21st season is proving to be NO different! I was blessed and lucky to be invited to attend the opening night...
Bluegrass for Babies 2014 -- GIVEAWAY

Bluegrass for Babies 2014 — GIVEAWAY

The 6th Annual Bluegrass for Babies concert returns to Sawyer Point on September 20th for a day of great music, food, family friendly activities and fun — all to benefit Cincinnati Children’s Hospital! Starting at 3 PM and going until 9PM, the concert will feature performances by some of the region’s top bluegrass bands, plenty...
Devougrass 2014 -- A Day of Great Music and Fun!

Devougrass 2014 — A Day of Great Music and Fun!

I am a fan of bluegrass music, and parks, and good food, and handmade crafts of all varieties.  As it turns out, there’s a fabulous new event coming to down on October 4 called Devougrass 2014 and it will have (you guessed it) — Fantastic bluegrass music, in the lovely park setting of Devou Park’s...
Cones for the Cure 2014 to kick off on September 3

Cones for the Cure 2014 to kick off on September 3

I am pleased and excited to be able to share this event with you because: 1. It’s for an amazing cause. 2. It involves eating ice cream. Starting on September 3 you can take part in Cones for the Cure at participating Graeter’s locations to help bring awareness to The Cure Starts Now and it’s...
Old West Festival 2014 -- GIVEAWAY

Old West Festival 2014 — GIVEAWAY

There are a few things you can just count on once the kids pull out those backpacks and head back to school:  cooler weather is around the corner, weekdays get busier and busier, and the Old West Festival comes back to town! The Old West Festival is returning for it’s 7th season and it’s bigger...
Menu Plan Monday {August 17-23}

Menu Plan Monday {August 17-23}

Oh my goodness, it’s been a long time since I’ve written a post like this!  Summers are for on the fly dinners and quick pool-side meals.  School season is for menu planning and crock-pot cooking!  I slacked big time this summer and now it’s time to get back on the meal planning wagon.  If you...

A Whole Human Life

“Robin Williams was an airman, a doctor, a genie, a nanny, a president, a professor, a bangarang Peter Pan, and everything in between. But he was one of a kind. He arrived in our lives as an alien – but he ended up touching every element of the human spirit. He made us laugh. He...
The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) at Cincy Shakes

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) at Cincy Shakes

I was excited to receive an invite to attend the opening night of Cincinnati Shakespeare Company’s production of  THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (ABRIDGED) and then doubly excited and thankful for the happy coincidence of having friends who are crazy enough to take my boys for the night so that my husband and I...