DiBella’s Old Fashioned Submarines

DiBella’s Old Fashioned Submarines

I have probably driven past DiBella’s a thousand times by now and never have stopped in.  Last weekend, as a reward, I told Hannah she could go anywhere she wanted on our “Mom and Me” day and she insisted on DiBella’s.  It was a welcome thought for me since I had not been and I(…)

Findlay Market – Cincinnati

Findlay Market – Cincinnati

Guest post by Erin Woiteshek of the fabulous mom blog, www.abirdandabean.com I love Cincinnati.  We have so many fun things to do around here.  It’s just a fantastic place to visit and to live and raise kids.  We have one of the best zoos in the country, lots of great museums and parks, and the(…)

Schuster Center’s Wintergarden Wonderland offers free fun-filled holiday activities

Schuster Center’s Wintergarden Wonderland offers free fun-filled holiday activities

Schuster Center’s Wintergarden Wonderland offers free fun-filled holiday activities Rike’s Windows, The Tike’s Shoppe and more!   DAYTON, OH – November 21, 2012 – Victoria Theatre Association presents Wintergarden Wonderland (Wednesday, November 21, 2012 – Wednesday, January 2, 2013), kicking off with the Dayton Holiday Festival in downtown Dayton. Free, family-friendly activities are offered at the Benjamin & Marian(…)

Interviewing Jeff Kinney of A Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Interview by Hannah A, Junior Blogger In 1998 Jeff Kinney had a desire, he wanted to do a comic strip in the newspaper. The newspaper turned his comic down. So he decided to use his talents in a different setting and way. A book that had comics in it, but they had text with them.(…)

Reading Recommendation:  Horse Diaries

Reading Recommendation: Horse Diaries

Guest post by Jodi Brown, Librarian, Dayton Christian Schools “Oh! If people knew what a comfort to horses a light hand is…: from Black Beauty by Anna Sewell Horse Diaries, a wonderful series of books, with each book set in a different time period and told by a different breed of horse.  Please know that(…)

Steak Soft Tacos

Steak Soft Tacos

INGREDIENTS: 1 ½ lbs flank steak 3 Tbsp olive oil 1 Tbsp chili powder 1 Tbsp cumin 2 tsp ground black pepper ½ tsp garlic powder 1 tsp oregano Shredded cheddar cheese, flour tortillas, sour cream and other taco toppings – for serving day DIRECTIONS: Combine olive oil, chili powder, cumin, black pepper, garlic powder(…)