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Exploring Columbus – Grand Opening at Hai Poke!

Exploring Columbus – Grand Opening at Hai Poke!

Columbus friends, you are in for such a treat! Hai Poke just opened its doors in the Short North and it is SO dang good. Poke (pronounced POH-kay), is a traditional Hawaiian dish featuring raw fish. In my house, we call it “sushi-salad” and eat […]

Exploring Columbus: Westerville Grill

Exploring Columbus: Westerville Grill

We recently went to brunch at the Westerville Grill. This cute diner sits on State Street, right next Otterbein’s campus. The diner is fairly small, but it also has an outdoor patio area. We stopped in at 9:30 on Saturday and were able to get […]

Day Trip to Berlin, Ohio – A Quick Adventure

Day Trip to Berlin, Ohio – A Quick Adventure

Sometimes in between our big adventures, my family starts to get restless. We just love to travel so much that it’s hard to wait. Enter: Day trips! These quick little adventures are just the thing to keep us from going nuts. We still get to explore […]

Exploring Columbus – Delaney’s Diner

Exploring Columbus – Delaney’s Diner

My family loves to go to brunch on the weekends. There’s something pretty special about rolling out of bed, throwing on some comfy clothes and heading out for a lazy meal. We are always on the lookout to try new spots and after consulting Yelp, […]

My #SundaySeven

My #SundaySeven

I’ve been playing around with my camera a little more. I like to use my personal #SundaySeven challenge as a way to document the every day around here. You can read more about this project here. I’m social!

2017 Creative Project – My Sunday Seven

2017 Creative Project – My Sunday Seven

So this year – I decided to nix a New Year’s resolution for 2017.  I’ve decided, instead, to work on a creative project.  I thought about a few different ideas, but in the end, decided what really called to me was a photography challenge.  You […]

What’s The Opposite of Bullying?

What’s The Opposite of Bullying?

This morning I was witness to a beautiful moment. My three year old and I were sitting in the play area of the dentist’s office, awaiting our turn. She was playing nicely with a little boy with Down syndrome. He didn’t talk much, but was […]

More perfect days.

More perfect days.

Today felt like a perfect day.  Whenever these magical days come along, I take a few minutes to reflect on what made it so wonderful.  The goal, of course, is to have more. As I think back to the day, these are the things that stand out. 1. I […]

Father’s Day

Father’s Day

  As Father’s day approaches, I can’t help but reflect on my life, without a father. My dad passed away from cancer when I was 11.  Now, 11 years with a good, loving father is a lot more than some people get, and for that […]