Ronald McDonald House Charities

Ronald McDonald House Charities

One of the people on our Open Door Tour was Brandy McFall of the local Ronald McDonald House Charities.  Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Miami Valley provides a temporary home-away-from-home for families of critically ill, hosspitalized childern.   Did you know: Families staying at the Ronald McDonald House can have a child in any local area(…)

Adventure at the Market

After 12 years of living in Dayton, we finally made it to the 2nd Street Market.  What an adventure.  I had no idea that such a treasure was in our own backyard. This market is one of 25 outstanding public facilities operated by the Five Rivers MetroParks system (something else I didn’t know!).  The market(…)

5 Tips to Becoming a Resilient Military Family!

5 Tips to Becoming a Resilient Military Family!

Guest blog post by Raven, aka Ms. MommyHH6 “Hurry up and Wait”, “PCS orders came down”, “Countdown to Deployment” and countless other phrases are all too familiar to military families.   The need to be resilient and the ability to “bloom where you are planted” are essential to every single one of us.   How?  The exact(…)

McDonald’s Open Door Tour – Interesting Facts Part III

McDonald’s is committed to their local community.  Did you know that this year, the Miami Valley McDonald’s will award approximately $40,000 to local teachers through their “Make Activities Count Grant” program? This program has benefited over 890 teachers locally since it’s beginning.  Here are a few more interesting facts about the program:    This is the 10th year(…)

Meet Crystal Sprowl – Guest Blogger

I am known by many names in my house:  Wife, Mommy, Daughter, Taxi, Bowler, and Cub Scout Den Leader.  I have been married to my wonderful husband for 10 years and we have 3 wonderful children. Jake is in 4th grade and he is my only son. He plays cello and piano and loves to(…)

McDonald’s Open Door Tour – Interesting Facts Part II

McDonald’s Open Door Tour – Interesting Facts Part II

I’m Lovin’ all of the interesting facts that we learned during our Open Door Tour at McDonald’s. Did you know that employees wear color coded gloves based on what kind of food they are touching.  Clear gloves are worn for cooked food and blue gloves for raw foods.  Employees also have to wash their hands(…)