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Beat Cabin Fever with a Trip to Castaway Bay {Sandusky, Ohio} Plus Giveaway

Today is the first day of spring and the weather forecast is looking promising for warmer temperatures.  I hate to wish spring away, but I just can’t wait for summer to get here to spend our days playing by the pool.  Luckily in Ohio we have some amazing indoor water parks available and two weeks ago we visited one of our favorites – Castaway Bay – in Sandusky, Ohio. That weekend getaway helped my girls to beat some of their winter boredom blues and also sparked their excitement for summer to get here quickly too. When entering the Castaway Bay … …..

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There’s Still Time for Monster Sized Family Fun at Monster Jam® Triple Threat Series™ {Cleveland, Ohio – February 19th 2017}

Today was the day!  Monster Jam rolled into Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio and my girls were ready to see the Monster Jam® Triple Threat Series™ live.  Typically we make our Monster Jam outings a family event, but Lilah wasn’t too fond of how loud the trucks were last year so she and Willow decided to have a fun day with their nan and pap.  After dropping them off Dustin, Alleigh, Kaelyn, and I headed to Cleveland for an afternoon of monster sized action. Before the 1pm performance we had the opportunity to attend a Monster Jam® Pit Party … …..

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Monster Jam Rolls Into Cleveland, OH 2/18-19, 2017

It’s February and though my older girls are looking forward to their Valentine’s Day class parties there is something happening in Cleveland this month that has them much more excited.  The weekend of February 18th – 19th, 2017 Monster Jam Triple Threat Series will be rolling into Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. Monster Jam® Triple Threat Series™ is a points-based format that showcases the best lineup of Monster Jam vehicles that deliver what fans want to see most…more trucks, more racing, more freestyle, more donuts, more wheelies, more action! This series tests the versatility of the athletes as they … …..

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There’s Still Time to Attend Disney On Ice in Cleveland, Ohio!

This past Sunday we took the girls to Disney On Ice presents Follow Your Heart at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio.  We have taken our girls to many Disney On Ice events and they never disappoint, but this year was especially magical because all four girls were at an age that they truly enjoyed every minute of the performance. These three were absolutely zoned out absorbing every minute while Willow was singing and dancing in the aisle. Check out this brief description of what we experienced at the show… Follow your heart straight to adventure at Disney On Ice! … …..

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The Greatest Show on Earth Rolls into Cleveland, Ohio October 20th-23rd 2016

In just a few short days The Greatest Show on Earth will be rolling into Cleveland and blasting off into outer space.  Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Out of This World will be performing at Quicken Loans Arena from October 20th through 23rd 2016.  And it’s not too late to get tickets! Prepare to blast off on an intergalactic adventure for space-age family fun as the ultimate circus experience launches into the future with Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Presents Out Of This World™.  Audiences will take the helm to join the Circus Space Fleet on a heroic quest of … …..

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Maumee Bay State Park Lodge Celebrates 25th Anniversary with 25 Vacation Giveaways

My girls are counting down the days til the school year is over and we’re all super excited for summer to get here.  We’ve been discussing what sort of adventures we can get into and today I am going to share one place that is on the top of our must-visit list this year.  Maumee Bay State Park Lodge just ten miles east of Toledo, Ohio. This year Maumee Bay is celebrating their 25th anniversary and looking forward to their future with a series of signature celebrations through out 2016.  We’ll be making our first visit to the lodge on … …..

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Beat Cabin Fever with a Trip to Castaway Bay {Sandusky, Ohio}

The weather might be warming up, but in Ohio we are still a few months away from pool days.  However that hasn’t stopped us from swimming because a few weeks ago our family visited Castaway Bay in Sandusky, Ohio.  My girls and I always seem to get some cabin fever in the winter months and spending a few days at the water park is a sure fire way to cure it. We’ve made our annual trip up to Castaway Bay for the past four years and each year I have shared our experiences through blog posts.  Our first few years … …..

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Columbus Zoo and Aquarium- Animals and So Much More!

Recently, both my family and Mama Harper’s family got together for an amazing weekend filled with tons of fun.  We met together in Columbus, Ohio for MommyCon on Saturday, and then continued our fun on Sunday by visiting the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. We had never been there, so my boys were pretty excited to visit a brand new zoo and see all of the animals.  After a long, fun day, I can tell you that their excitement was completely fulfilled, and we can’t wait to go back! On of the first things we did upon entering the Columbus Zoo … …..

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Visit Wildwater Kingdom for a SOAK-tacular Day {Aurora, Ohio}

Last summer I was pregnant with Lilah and didn’t want to do much of anything besides sit in air conditioning.  This summer it seems my kiddos and I are constantly on the go doing as many fun activities as possible.  We are truly trying to enjoy every warm and sunny day in Ohio as possible.  And so when we received an invitation to check out Wildwater Kingdom in Aurora, Ohio we jumped at the chance.  Since my hubby was scheduled to work that day I decided it would be fun to make it a girls day and invited two of … …..

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Three Must Do Activities in Toledo, Ohio

Are you ready to hear about some more fun things to do in Ohio? This post is going to take us to Toledo which is in northwest Ohio, on the western end of Lake Erie, and borders the state of Michigan.  If you’re more of a visual person this map should help. Three things you must do if you ever find yourself in Toledo, Ohio… 1.) Visit the National Museum of the Great Lakes.  Here you will learn the history of the Great Lakes which make up 84 percent of the fresh surface water in North America.  There are more … …..

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