Sleepy Bee Cafe opens in Oakley

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Brunch is becoming extremely popular these days, so it’s perfect timing for Sleepy Bee Cafe, a new breakfast and lunch restaurant now open in Oakley. We recently got a chance to have breakfast at Sleepy Bee and it was delicious*. The breakfast menu has tons of options from omelets to breakfast sandwiches to gluten free… [read more]

New Year’s Eve Family Fun

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New Year’s Eve – a time to ring out the  old year and celebrate the new. Make sure you check out our list of family fun events that happen all day and into the night! The Ball on the Square — Oakley Time: 8pm – 1 a.m. Cost: Free Information for 2013 has not yet… [read more]

Greater Cincinnati Family Fun This Wknd (Jan 11 – 13)

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WOWZA! There’s lots going on this weekend. So much so, that we’re going to be updating this post over the next day, but wanted to post this now as some of the events for this weekend require registration by tomorrow. So jump on it! Get going! Go out and have a great weekend!! Friday Cavalcade… [read more]

Last-Minute Holiday Shopping Ideas

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I am a procrastinator. I admit it. This character flaw permeates many areas of my life, especially holiday shopping. I usually get most of my gifts for family and friends in the final days before Christmas, from a combination of online retailers and local stores. If you’re in a similar situation, don’t despair! You still… [read more]

2012 Holiday Classes at Brazee Street School of Glass (Closed)


Giving homemade gifts are always things I like to give and I love to get. Particularly things made by my kids. How can I not just love the gifts as much as the kid?……though, this does bring up the memory of the pepto bismal pink plastic purse I got as a birthday present when my… [read more]

Greater Cincinnati Family Fun This Weekend (Oct 12-14)


It’s another Fall weekend packed full of fun things to head out and do with your family. Pick one, pick two, even pick three. Have a great weekend! Friday – October 12 Independence, KY Courthouse turns 100 years old and they want you and your family to come out to help them celebrate. Activities occur… [read more]

Family Fun This Weekend (July 13-15)


Rain Rain Go Away…rumors of rain are in the forecast, let’s hope it misses us as we head into a wonderful jam-packed weekend in Cincinnati. ALL WEEKEND This is it folks – the butterflies at the International Butterfly Show are leaving on a jetplane after Sunday so SEE THEM THIS WEEKEND! The Clinton County Fair… [read more]

Adventure Boot Camp for Women – Two Weeks To Go

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Well, two weeks are in the books for my  Adventure Bootcamp for Women course at KidsFirst in Blue Ash. (There’s also an Oakley, Anderson and Bridgetown location.). Finished. Done. How’s it gone? Just like I was advised, week one was very very hard. I was tired, sore and felt like I was just barely getting the job done.… [read more]