Summer Adventures: (Mini Vacation 2017) Lake Erie & Miller Ferry to Put In Bay, Ohio

About a week and a half ago, my husband and I decided we wanted to go do something since he had some vacation time off work. We love visiting state parks and taking the kids on hiking trips. We have been to most of the parks and hiking trails that are kind of close . . . → Read More: Summer Adventures: (Mini Vacation 2017) Lake Erie & Miller Ferry to Put In Bay, Ohio

Summer Adventures: (Mini Vacation 2017) Seneca Caverns in Bellevue, Ohio (Part 2, Gem Mining)

This is part 2 of my Seneca Caverns post. To start at the beginning and read about the caverns, check out my Seneca Caverns Part 1 post. It was pretty cool to check out! This part of my post is about the Caveman Mining activity our two boys tried out. If you want to . . . → Read More: Summer Adventures: (Mini Vacation 2017) Seneca Caverns in Bellevue, Ohio (Part 2, Gem Mining)

Summer Adventures: (Mini Vacation 2017) Seneca Caverns in Bellevue, Ohio

This past Wednesday, we decided to try to find something to do for a couple days since my husband was finally able to take a few extra vacation days off work. And since he took them right before his regular weekend days off, he ended up having a 4 day weekend. If you are . . . → Read More: Summer Adventures: (Mini Vacation 2017) Seneca Caverns in Bellevue, Ohio

Summer Adventures: Blackhand Gorge Nature Preserve (Licking County, Ohio)

As you can tell from all my other Summer Adventures posts, my family love the outdoors and we spend a lot of time in the summer exploring state parks and nature preserves. We also like to check out other outdoor recreation like canoeing and other things like that. The kids love it. We are . . . → Read More: Summer Adventures: Blackhand Gorge Nature Preserve (Licking County, Ohio)

Why We Prefer Drive-In Movies With Our Kids

There are a few reasons why we choose to take our kids to the Drive-In movies instead of a regular movie cinema. Our kids are well behaved in public but at the same time I am not afraid of admitting my kids can be super annoying. Especially in places like a movie theater. We . . . → Read More: Why We Prefer Drive-In Movies With Our Kids

Weekend Review: Bowling, Pizza and The Drive-In Movies

We don’t always to much but every once in a while we go out and do a few things on the weekend. A couple weekends ago we went canoeing which I had written up a whole blog post on our trip instead of doing a weekend review post. We went to get groceries on . . . → Read More: Weekend Review: Bowling, Pizza and The Drive-In Movies

Summer Adventures: Our Family Canoe Trip on the Hocking River

One of the things we really enjoy doing in the summer is taking a canoe trip with the kids. We are in Ohio and the best place for us to go is to head down to the Hocking River. There are a couple canoe liveries down there and they both have great canoe rental . . . → Read More: Summer Adventures: Our Family Canoe Trip on the Hocking River

Summer Adventures: Hocking Hills, Rock House #Ohio

Rock House is another hiking trail park in the Hocking Hills area in Ohio. We visited Rock House the summer before last. It is the only true enclosed cave in the Hocking Hills region. It’s a tunnel like cave and it is situated about halfway up a 150 foot cliff face. It has a . . . → Read More: Summer Adventures: Hocking Hills, Rock House #Ohio

Summer Adventures: Hocking Hills, Old Man’s Cave

“Old Man’s Cave derives its name from the hermit Richard Rowe who lived in the large recess cave of the gorge. His family moved to the Ohio River Valley around 1796 from the Cumberland Mountains of Tennessee to establish a trading post. He and his two dogs traveled through Ohio along the Scioto River . . . → Read More: Summer Adventures: Hocking Hills, Old Man’s Cave

Duff Tie-Dye Cake Mix and Mickey Mouse Cake #DisneySide

As most of you know, I was selected to host a Disney Side Home Celebrations party from BSMMedia.  They sent me a free party kit that included all kinds of Disney stuff to use for my party.  Since our son’s birthday was around the same time, we combined his party with our DisneySide party.  . . . → Read More: Duff Tie-Dye Cake Mix and Mickey Mouse Cake #DisneySide