Book update: World’s Largest Horseshoe Crab

UPDATE (7/16/15): We found the crab! It is now owned by Old Days Vintage Campers in Hillsboro. It had to be taken apart and moved in pieces and is in the process of being reassembled. We’ll post another update when it is ready for viewing. Original Post...

Day Trip Idea: Richmond, Indiana

Last summer we had the opportunity to go on a two-day, one-night adventure to Richmond, Indiana. Although there was plenty to keep us busy for days, Richmond makes a great day trip because it’s less than a 90-minute drive from Cincinnati. Here are some ideas for...

Sleeping Beauty at the Ensemble Theater through Jan 4

I was excited to be offered media tickets to see Sleeping Beauty at the Ensemble Theater of Cincinnati, and even more thrilled to find out that the production was on my daughter’s 12th birthday. What made it even more special, is that this same daughter is performing...

A Parent’s review of ‘An Illiad’

When I heard that ‘An Iliad was going to be performed at the Ensemble Theater, I was thrilled, knowing that my freshman son was going to have to read it for his literature class next year. He, being a sports-minded 14 year-old who doesn’t generally enjoy his assigned...
Cincinnati Ballet New Works – through Sept. 21

Cincinnati Ballet New Works – through Sept. 21

Like ballet? How about hip hop? How about seeing both in the same show? Once a year, dance enthusiasts have an opportunity to see world premieres of modern dance works created by a variety of choreographers from around the country performed by the Cincinnati Ballet....

Strawberry Picking Tips

Call ahead. Sometimes strawberry crops can be completely picked early in the day depending on how many berries are ripe. Make sure you know the farm will be picking that day so that you don’t have a carload of disappointed folks. Bring kneeling pads or old towels to...

Easy Strawberry Pie Recipe

Adventures Around Cincinnati Second edition available now!   Fresh Strawberries (enough to fill a pie crust) 1 package (4 serving) strawberry jello 1 package (4 serving) cook n serve vanilla pudding mix 1 ¼ c water Place quartered berries in pie crust. Stir jello...