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When my kids were little, I was a no mom. “No, you can’t go outside right now.” “No, you can’t have friends over.” “No, you can’t watch that cartoon.” “No, we can’t bake cookies today.” Then I read an article that changed my life and changed life for my kids. I don’t remember the entire […]

Gospel Hill Lighthouse in Warsaw, Ohio

The lighthouse at Gospel Hill in Warsaw, Ohio is open to visitors during the week. Monday- Friday 9 am. to 3 pm.

Continuing the Blogging from A-Z Challenge, here is my post for G which is also part of the series Around Ohio in 30 Days. You won’t find a large body of water near the Gospel Hill Lighthouse. This beacon of light shines out over the valley surrounding Gospel Hill. Construction began on the lighthouse in August […]

F is for Flag: Annin Flag Company in Coshocton

Over 10 million stick flags are produced at the Annin Flag Company in Coshocton, Ohio for residential use.

Continuing the Blogging from A-Z Challenge, here is my post for F which coincides with Day 6 of Around Ohio in 30 Days. Annin Flag Company has been in business for over 150 years. America’s oldest and largest flag company, Annin has locations in New Jersey, Virginia, and Coshocton, Ohio. Last summer, I had the […]

3 Off the Beaten Path Attractions Near Kissimmee

Bird spotting on an airboat at Boggy Creek Airboat rides in Kissimmee, Florida.

With attractions like Walt Disney World, Universal Studios, and LEGOLAND, it’s no wonder that Kissimmee is one of the leading destinations for families. But what happens when you need a break from the theme parks? What does Kissimmee have to offer beyond the thrills? Lucky for you, I’m able to answer that question. I’ve visited […]

Exploring the Ohio Bird Sanctuary near Mansfield, Ohio

The birds in the songbird avairy at Ohio Bird Sanctuary are very friendly.

I’m continuing the A-Z Blogging Challenge with the letter E and the Around Ohio in 30 Days series. The Ohio Bird Sanctuary has been a favorite attraction for my family since my grown kids were small. When they were in elementary school, we’d visit with our homeschool group for field trips and on other occasions as […]