June 28, 2017
June 28, 2017
June 28, 2017
June 27, 2017

What Kind of Parent Would Send Their Kid Away for the Summer?!

This piece was originally published in July 2012. “Then, I grew up and met some of these “poor” people who had to spend their summer away from home and family. They made tons of friends, learned all kinds of new things, and all in all, had the times of their lives.” The whole camp thing was […]

A Steal on Cotton Tanks

A deal not to miss. Sunday, June 25, get soft, cotton tanks from Old Navy from only $2! Old Navy $2 Tanks

15+ Quick, Easy No-Cook Meals!

When it’s hot outside or if you’re just feeling a little lazy, here are a few meals that don’t require cooking at all! Avocado-Chicken Salad Simple, fresh and delicious and packed with nearly 20 vitamins! Hoagie Dip w/Focaccia Who can resist a hoagie with Capicola, Salami and Pepperoni? Ham, Gouda & Pineapple Pizza Add some zing […]

10 Things I’ll Miss…When School is Out for the Summer.

School ends this week–in 24 hours, to be exact. My freedom days are over. 10 Things I’ll Miss the Most: 1. Going to the bathroom alone.  2. 6 glorious hours a day of silence 3. Leisurely, middle-of-the-day hair appointments. 4. Things staying where you put them and your house looking nice for a few hours. 5. Uninterrupted phone calls. 6. My Monday […]

Happy Hour Concert Series

Enjoy live music, art and cocktails Fridays evenings at 5:30 to 8pm through August 11. Cool off in our happy hour beer garden with an ice-cold, hand-built brew from Cleveland favorite, Butcher and The Brewer. (Must be 21+ with proper ID to purchase alcoholic beverages.) Explore the neighborhood — Open artist studios from 7-9 at Artful Cleveland (Located right across […]

Making Friends as an Adult is Not Easy, But it is Possible

I grew up watching Friends and believing that’s what adulthood would be like. A group of tight knit, long time friends who did everything together.  However, as my life took many transitions, it seemed that making new friends was about as easy as getting a cavity filled! For years I thought this was an isolated incident. No […]

I never thought that I would get skin cancer.

I never thought that I would get skin cancer.  I am very fair and so I have always taken extra precautions before spending time in the sun.  As a teen, while my friends spent hours baking in the sun, I would be sure to sit under an umbrella so I wouldn’t burn.  I didn’t go […]

Tinkergarten: An Alternative to Camp

Tinkergarten: Putting play back into education! What Happened to Recess? Even if your kid hasn’t started school I think we’ve all heard of the dreaded common core.  As a middle school English teacher I am not against the message of the common core curriculum, however there seems to be something lost in translation.  Schools have […]