Amanda Ciani Amanda Ciani

Amanda Ciani lives in Northern Kentucky with her husband and their three terrific sons. She enjoys writing haiku parenting poems for her Instagram account (@cinciciani), and Twitter account (@haikuciani).

Plan Your NKY Weekend 11/16 – 11/18


Friday, November 16   LETTERS TO SANTA, LETTERS FROM SANTA During business hours of several Kenton County businesses, see website for details. Santa’s workshop is really humming this time of year. He is busy checking the naughty and nice list and reading letters from children. Drop off your own letter to Santa at a special… Read more »

Plan Your Cincy Weekend 11/16 – 11/18


Friday, November 16 KIDS EAT FREE: CINCINNATI CYCLONES 7:30 p.m. US Bank Arena, 100 Broadway St., Cincinnati Cheer on the Cincinnati Cyclones as they take on the Komets. Each child 2-12 years old will receive a free meal voucher, courtesy of John Morrell. How cool! Cost is $15 and up. Visit cycloneshockey.com for more information…. Read more »

Mom-Friendly Fashion from Saylor Design Co.


As I scoured the Halloween sales aisles on November 1st, I realized I heard Christmas music playing at the store! “It’s not even Thanksgiving!” I thought to myself. But in all honesty, I DO prefer to get my holiday shopping done early, and to spread it out. I continued buying my deeply discounted ghouls and… Read more »

New in Northern Kentucky


What’s new in Northern Kentucky? We have the scoop! LUCKY LADY FERRY NOW OPEN In years past, it would take roughly 50 minutes to travel from Rising Sun, Indiana, to Rabbit Hash, Kentucky. However, the 2,000-foot journey across the Ohio River takes less than five minutes with the new Lucky Lady Ferry! The 10-vehicle capacity… Read more »

Plan Your NKY Weekend 11/9 – 11/11


Friday, November 2   LETTERS TO SANTA, LETTERS FROM SANTA During business hours of several Kenton County businesses, see website for details. Santa’s workshop is really humming this time of year. He is busy checking the naughty and nice list and reading letters from children. Drop off your own letter to Santa at a special… Read more »

Plan your Cincy weekend 11/9 – 11/11


Friday, November 9 KIDS’ TOWN ELECTION 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Duke Energy Children’s Museum, 1301 Western Ave., Cincinnati All weekend long, cast your vote for the next mayor of Kids’ Town — your votes decide the next elected official of the Kids’ Town exhibit! Current mayor Georgina the American Toad is excited to see… Read more »

New Stem Exhibit: Boone County Library


Kids can use STEM skills to dream it, build it and ride it at the new Hands-On Harley Davidson exhibit at the Main Branch Library of Boone County. Rev your engines, and race down to this exhibit to build tracks with loops and ramps, visit a kid-sized motorcycle dealership and take a virtual motorcycle ride…. Read more »

Cincinnati Holiday Markets


CHRISTKINDLMARKT Germania Park; 3529 West Kemper Road, Cincinnati; germaniasociety.com/christkindlmarkt; Dates/Times: Friday, Nov. 16 from 5 – 10 p.m.; Saturday, Nov. 17 from 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.; Sunday, Nov. 18 from 12 – 5 p.m.; Admission: $3, free ages 12 and younger A market with German flare including music, food and imported gifts. Enjoy carriage rides,… Read more »

Plan Your Cincy Weekend 11/2 – 11/4


Friday, November 2 PUMPKINS + GOURDS 10:45 a.m. & 1 p.m. Glenwood Gardens / Highfield Discovery Garden 10397 Springfield Pike, Cincinnati, Oh 45215 (513) 771-8733 Greatparks.org $5 admission to the park, program included What fall would be complete without carving pumpkins or the smell of pumpkin pie? Learn all about pumpkins and gourds and then… Read more »

Plan your NKY weekend 11/2 – 11/4


Friday, November 2 PLAYART WITH BAKER HUNT 10 – 11 a.m. Baker Hunt, 620 Greenup St., Covington 859-962-4077 http://Kentonlibrary.org Join Miss Lauren down the street at The Baker Hunt Cultural Center for a storytime with art! Youth Art Instructor Judy Sanders will present an art project to go with each week’s storytime theme. For Ages… Read more »

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