Craft Project: Reversed Leaves

Craft Project: Reversed Leaves

This past week has been amazing for fall lovers - cool dry days, crunchy leaves, and it just smells like fall outside. I had seen a lot of leaf rubbings, and leave prints for fall craft ideas, but I decided to mix it up a bit – and yes, I wanted to get a little messy....

Unique Photo Session Themes

Unique Photo Session Themes

Recently, a photographer in Indiana went viral for her photo of an infant posed as Ralphie from the movie "A Christmas Story." Amy Haehl posted the image on her "Coffee Creek Studio" Facebook page and has gotten a lot of attention for the adorably themed photo.  ...

Craft Corner: Fall Leaf Mobile

Craft Corner: Fall Leaf Mobile

Looking for something to do on a cold day? This is an easy craft and you can use scraps and leftover craft supplies!   All you need for this cute decoration is: some ribbon fishing line or string a jar lid (just the ring) beads fabric leaves hole puncher Start by...

10 Great Books to Read with Your Kids

10 Great Books to Read with Your Kids

Now that the weather is getting chilly and you'll most definitely be spending more time indoors, what better way to spend that time than by cozying up with a book and reading together. Here is a list of 10 books that are great to read aloud together.    ...

Pork Tenderloin Fajitas

Pork Tenderloin Fajitas

Here's another super easy recipe you can make with leftovers! (Courtesy of Taste of Home)     Ingredients 1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon chili powder 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin salt and pepper to taste leftover pork...

Top Toys For 2019!

Top Toys For 2019!

Black Friday is only 3 weeks away! So, if you haven't made your shopping list yet, here is a quick primer on the top toys on every kid's wish list this year.     Owleez- Interactive nurturing toys are still a hot trend. This year, it's all about Owleez!...

Should I Get My Kid a Debit Card?

Should I Get My Kid a Debit Card?

Debit cards for kids have hit the market in a big way and it’s leaving many parents wondering, “Should we?” and “When?” Much like the cell phone debate, the kid debit card debate seems to center around when is the best time for a kid to have access to their own money...

Easy Swedish Meatballs

Easy Swedish Meatballs

It's comfort food. It's quick. It's easy. Everyone loves it. What's not to love about Swedish Meatballs?   Ingredients 1 small onion, chopped 1 large egg 1/4 cup seasoned bread crumbs 2 tablespoons 2% milk 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon pepper 1 pound ground beef...

Chores Kids Can Do

Chores Kids Can Do

Kids love to help out. It gives them a sense of pride and purpose, it makes them feel like they're a part of things and it builds their confidence. It teaches them skills. It's good motor skills practice. Helping out also gives them a sense of community, family, and...

West Side Love: The West Side Market

West Side Love: The West Side Market

After 107 years in existence, The West Side Market is still the cornerstone of the west side and a jewel in the crown of Cleveland. Boasting 100 vendor spots inside and 81 spots outside, it is and has always been the center of grocery commerce for the people of...

Glittery Pumpkin Hangers

It is finally fall here in Ohio. The leaves are turning, the evenings are getting a bit chilly, pumpkin patches and apple farms are in full swing, and you just got catalog in the mail for Halloween costumes. Now 5 years ago, this catalog was a source of joy and...

Self-Care Is What It’s All About

Self-Care Is What It’s All About

It’s the oxygen mask rule: In case of emergency, put it on you before you put one on anyone else. Anyone who has ever flown in an airplane knows this. We cannot take care of others if we go down. So, why is it that this concept does not translate well to motherhood,...

West Side Love: Franklin Castle

West Side Love: Franklin Castle

The west side boasts one of Cleveland’s most haunted places so we thought this was the perfect time to feature it! Franklin Castle has been haunting the west side for over a hundred years. In fact, it has even been named the most haunted house in Ohio! It is a High...

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