19 Pick-Your-Own Strawberries and Blueberries Farms | Summer 2021

Below is the list of local U-pick farms within driving distance to Akron (20 minutes to an hour). They are in no distance or favorite order. It's really is just the list of farms I would like to visit with the kids. We would probably make a day trip out of a visit to some…

Silent Auction | Canal Boat Captain’s Ball

Silent auction is one of the places I find all the cool and unique items/ experiences in Akron for my family and to gift! The interest began when I started donating to organizations and grew larger from being at the events through work seeing it all in action and knowing your money is contributing to…

Playground at Madison Park in Lakewood

The playground at Madison Park in Lakewood was awesome. “Small but mighty” is probably the only way to describe it! These tall slides were intimidating to me but not to Ben and every kids on the playground today. There also are a small toddler play structure that Kate enjoyed and some swings as well. With…

Hope Blooms Ohio at Stan Hywet Hall and Garden

If you haven’t visit @stanhywet this season, today is a great day! @hopebloomsohio flowers are there as part of the HBA Akron Home and Garden Show this weekend, and will be on display until May 10th! You still have to get timed tickets online to visit @stanhywet so plan ahead to get the date and time you want. “Hope Blooms…

When I had to Write a Food Bio about Myself.

Below is the essay I wrote about myself for an article to be published in the Akron Beacon Journal. One of their editors will extract my words and write an article about me as the weekly feature chef at @nohipopup. I don't know what it will looks like then. But since I poured my heart into…