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Exploring Columbus – MOD Pizza Family Fun Night

Exploring Columbus – MOD Pizza Family Fun Night

I recently tried Mod Pizza for the first time. Have you been yet? MOD stands for “made – on – demand” and this pretty much sums up their concept. You walk in, select your crust, sauce, toppings and the pizza is made for you right […]

Exploring Columbus: Brunch at The Pearl

Exploring Columbus: Brunch at The Pearl

We found ourselves baby-free on a Sunday morning, so naturally, we thought about having a delicious Columbus brunch. And not just any brunch…but something special. Because, let’s be honest, as parents living in the suburbs, we usually frequent super low-key diners and nearby greasy spoons. […]

Instant Pot Chicken Paprikash – Hungarian Stew

Instant Pot Chicken Paprikash – Hungarian Stew

Are you familiar with Chicken Paprikash? It’s a simple, delicious, creamy Hungarian-style dish. This time of year, I always find myself craving a warm stew. Something about pouring a ladle of deliciousness over some egg noodles or mashed potatoes just sounds….like the right thing to […]

Sleeping with Strangers (Hong Kong Edition)

Sleeping with Strangers (Hong Kong Edition)

My eyes flickered as I scanned the profiles, carefully considering each one. I am generally picky and have high standards in all areas of my life, and this occasion was no different. Besides, as the saying goes, you never forget your first. I set very […]

Inspiration for 2018 – From Local Columbus Bloggers

Inspiration for 2018 – From Local Columbus Bloggers

I’ve always loved this time of year. While the holidays are always chaotic, crazy, and filled with family and friends, the end of the year is always a bit more reflective. And I love taking some time to reflect about the year past while dreaming […]

What Death Teaches About Life: AKA My 2018 Personal Project

What Death Teaches About Life: AKA My 2018 Personal Project

As long as I can remember, I’ve had a complicated relationship with death. When I was a child, I lost my father to cancer. I remember hating those euphemisms for death. “I lost him to cancer.” Or “my father passed away.” He wasn’t lost. He […]

The Tragedy of Life: Thailand Edition

The Tragedy of Life: Thailand Edition

I cautiously peered through the glass window, and shuddered as I saw a pool of blood and dirty bandages littering the ground. As I looked up, I locked eyes with a small child. He was wearing rags, covered in filth, and stood next to a […]

Exploring Columbus: Tandoori Express

Exploring Columbus: Tandoori Express

We were pretty excited to try the new Tandoori Express location that just opened up near Polaris, on Sancus Blvd. I am a big fan of the Tandoori Grill on Bethel, and couldn’t wait for the “Express” version closer to home. We’d been anxious for […]

Exploring Columbus: Sweet Carrot

Exploring Columbus: Sweet Carrot

I’ve been dying to try Sweet Carrot ever since a friend mentioned them.  We recently got to try it out for lunch and I’m SO HAPPY. The food was delicious, quick, and totally affordable. Or as I like to say, the trifecta! If you’re not […]

Happy Holidays From Columbus: Local Bloggers Share Ideas for Holiday Fun!

Happy Holidays From Columbus: Local Bloggers Share Ideas for Holiday Fun!

As much as I love adventuring out into the world, during the holidays, there’s nowhere else I’d rather be than good ‘ol Columbus town. Besides spending time with family and friends, we have a wealth of activities to enjoy, food to sample, and places to […]