Finding Hemlock Falls – A hidden waterfall of Ohio

Hemlock Falls is a beautiful waterfall near Butler, Ohio.  Even though it’s difficult to locate, the hike to this nearly 100-foot waterfall is worth the trip! While Hemlock Falls is located NEAR Mohican State Park, it is owned by the Richland Park District and access is managed by Mohican Outdoor School. Eventually, the Falls will be on the new B & O Trail as the land was recently purchased by the Mohican Watershed Conservancy. How do you access Hemlock Falls? …

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All ages can learn and explore at Malabar Farm State Park

The former home of author Louis Bromfield is Ohio’s most versatile State Park Malabar Farm State Park offers a full day of outdoor fun for the entire family. Hiking, educational opportunities, literature studies or history – there’s a lot to enjoy at Malabar Farm. Here are some things you may enjoy during your visit to this multi-faceted attraction. Visitor Center Begin your visit to Malabar Farm at the Visitor Center. The interactive displays help kids and adults learn about farming …

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Satisfy your wanderlust with these six waterfalls of Ohio

There is just something about a waterfall. Maybe it was growing up in the era when TLC’s “Waterfalls” was a #1 hit. Ha! Maybe it is the soothing sound of falling water that evokes relaxation and peace. Whatever it is, visitors to Ohio have the joy of finding multiple waterfalls throughout the state. Here are six waterfalls of Ohio that we’ve visited and recommend. Cedar Falls within Hocking Hills, Ohio Cedar Falls is one of the most breathtaking places within …

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Kampai! A morning of fun at the Despicable Me Character Breakfast

Universal Character Dining for fans of the Minions Character Dining at Disney World and Universal Orlando is a BIG DEAL. It’s also BIG MONEY. When considering what character dining experience would be the best fit for our kids, I had trouble finding one that would suit all of their ages and interests!  Most of the Disney meals cater to princesses or older characters, which the boys would not enjoy. Universal’s character dining options are limited – they offer a dinner …

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St. Augustine’s historic fort: Castillo de San Marcos

Tips for visiting St. Augustine’s Historic Fort with kids St. Augustine, Florida is a city made for lovers of history, and Castillo de San Marcos is the pinnacle attraction related to the city’s robust past. We visited recently with our young children and found the historic fort to have something for all ages. Here are my tips for exploring America’s largest and oldest fort. The history of Castillo de San Marcos Castillo de San Marcos was constructed by the Spaniards …

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Motherhood Around the World – An American mom living in Singapore

I’m so excited about this new blog series learning about the life of moms around the world. In the coming weeks, I’ll be sharing new posts with the tag #motherhoodMonday. I hope you glean as much knowledge from these posts as I have! Without further ado – meet my friend, Justine! Justine and I met at a blogging conference back in… 2016? I know that we both had one less child and probably a little more energy! Ha! I’ll let …

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The Wallhouse Hotel in Walnut Creek, Ohio

Walnut Creek, Ohio is known for rolling hills, idyllic farmland, craft shops, and family-style foods.  It’s a hospitable place, one oozing with country-styled B & Bs and hotels.  That’s absolutely awesome- if that is your style.  But if you’re looking for something a little more edgy, shiny, and modern- I recommend taking a closer look at The Wallhouse Hotel. Room We stayed at The Wallhouse in a premium corner suite.  The two-room suite was extra large. I don’t know about you, but …

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Kid Favorite – Hershberger’s Farm Petting Zoo

*This visit to the petting zoo was hosted by the Holmes Co Chamber. All opinions are my own, as this wasn’t our first visit.* 😉 What’s better than a kid-friendly petting zoo that will keep your kids happy for a solid hour or more? A kid-friendly petting zoo with a bakery on-site where Mom can load up on cream sticks, cheese, and kettle corn before going home! #praisehands Look no further than Hershberger’s Farm and Bakery – located conveniently between …

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