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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 […]

In a New York State Of Mind

In a New York State Of Mind

I’ve been a writer for as long as I can remember. For years, I would write in journals and scrapbooks and keep them hidden. See – my parents were both writers, and who wants to go into the family business? Being a writer means you […]

Christmas in Columbus: A Family Adventure

Christmas in Columbus: A Family Adventure

I don’t know about you, but I just LOVE a good scavenger hunt. So does my family. It’s such a fun excuse to get out of the house and off on an adventure. I recently put together a holiday scavenger hunt for my little one […]

Instant Pot Pork Loin with Sour Cream Gravy

Instant Pot Pork Loin with Sour Cream Gravy

Do you have a list of recipes you like pull out for dinner parties? A special dish that’s so tasty and unique that you love to serve it to your friends and loved ones? My Instant Pot pork loin with sour cream gravy is one […]

The Monk in Malaysia – Stories From Our Travels

The Monk in Malaysia – Stories From Our Travels

“Is that man a German?” The old monk asked me, peering at my husband who was wandering outside the monastery. “Um…..” my mind started to do that thing that writers’ minds often do when they are presented with semantics. I guess the logical engineer’s answer […]

Instant Pot Rotisserie Style Chicken

Instant Pot Rotisserie Style Chicken

I’m still loving my new Instant Pot. It saves me so much time in the kitchen and allows me to make recipes that I used to only have time for on the weekends. Like a whole roasted chicken! Crazy to think you can cook an […]

Laughter Isn’t The Best Medicine, But I Know What Is

Laughter Isn’t The Best Medicine, But I Know What Is

I love to laugh. In fact, it’s one of the reasons I married my husband. He’s endlessly hilarious, but as a super introvert, I’m usually the only one who gets to enjoy it. Unlike others who resort to making fun of others to get a […]

Homemade Masala Chai

Homemade Masala Chai

It’s been a weird autumn in Ohio, weather-wise. But finally, we’re getting a little of that awesome crisp, cool weather. I finally felt the need to wear a sweatshirt, yay! And there’s nothing I love more than warming up with a cup of homemade Indian […]

Dreaming Big Dreams – A 5 Year Old’s Travel Wish List

Dreaming Big Dreams – A 5 Year Old’s Travel Wish List

In my house, we often talk about “dreaming big dreams.” In fact, it’s one our core family values. We love “big, hairy, audacious goals” because we’ve learned that when you commit to doing something that is challenging, it pushes you out of your comfort zone. […]

Exploring Columbus: Dickey’s Barbecue Pit

Exploring Columbus: Dickey’s Barbecue Pit

We were busy running errands around Lewis Center when hunger hit. We needed something fast and delicious and a quick Yelp search led us to Dickey’s Barbecue Pit. And we’re so happy it did because it was really yummy! We thought it was the perfect […]