Little Cowpoke Cookies


Drop cookie are the easiest way to give your kids a homemade treat.  Try out these Little Cowpoke Cookies, found at Remke Markets’ web site! Ingredients 1/4 cup butter, softened 1/4 cup vegetable shortening 1/2 cup peanut butter 1 cup packed brown sugar 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1 tsp. vanilla 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/2… Read more »

Mom Report: Rockin’ Jump!


Whether it’s a rainy day, blistering hot day, or just a day where you’re looking for something new to wear the kids out, Rockin’ Jump Trampoline Park is the place to be. My family checked out the new Colerain Avenue location, and let me tell you, we all had a blast, and we are all… Read more »

Use the New Rainout Line!


Kenton County Parks & Recreation (KCP&R) is making it easier for citizens to stay up to date when adverse weather affects sporting events and field availability. KCP&R has invested in Rainout Line, which includes several new ways to check the status of a field. The new number that will only provide field availability is 859-544-1700…. Read more »

Wizard Worthy Events


Whether you identify with team Slytherin, Gryffindor, Hufflepuff or Ravenclaw, you have one thing in common: your love for Harry Potter. This summer, let that fascination take flight through multiple Harry Potter-themed events happening throughout the Cincinnati area. Solve puzzles to escape Azkaban in the Escape from Azkaban event on Friday, July 21st from 6… Read more »

We All Scream for Ice Cream!


It’s July, and that means that for Graeter’s fans throughout the Cincinnati-area, the craving begins now.  July is National Ice Cream month, but it’s also the 147th birthday of Graeter’s Ice Cream!  To celebrate, Graeter’s has been offering surprise bonus flavors and discount scoops On July 16, Graeter’s will put on its party hat by… Read more »

Time Savers, Part 2: Dream Dinners


                  Do you dread 6 o’clock when everyone is hungry and you still have no clue what you are making for dinner or even if you have anything to prepare for dinner? Dream Dinners is a practical solution for busy families who value connecting over a healthy meal. Dream Dinners has four locations in Cincinnati… Read more »

All Aboard for New Train Rides


The Lebanon Mason Monroe Railroad adds new excursions to their roster of train rides including The Evening Pizza Train and Destination Lebanon. The Evening Pizza Train features a ride on a vintage train through Warren County while dining on pizza from Loveland’s Pizza Tower.  Destination Lebanon runs during community events in Downtown Lebanon, like the… Read more »

Family Nature Day


Join local organizations to learn about the natural world found in your own backyard.  Discover what life lurks in the water of creek beds, examine local fossils and more — thanks to the Boone County Public Library, Boone County Parks, Thomas More Biology Field Station, Raptors, Inc., and Leave No Trace. There will be giveaways… Read more »

Bananas for Bananas!


Bananas are the greatest. Not only do they come in their own special packaging, but you can use them a number of different ways when it comes to recipes.  Below are some of my favorite banana treats, enjoy!  — Sherry   Peanut Butter Oatmeal Banana Smoothie This one will take a little advance preparation, so… Read more »

A Token Economy


“My mom never buys me anything,” my son shared with his friend during a recent playdate. I literally laughed out loud and thought to myself (oozing with sarcasm), “Right. I NEVER buy you ANYTHING.” As I went to open my mouth to “bump his words” and comment on how rough his life is, he finished… Read more »

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