Centennial Flower Farm | Richfield, OH

We visited Centennial Flower Farm in Richfield today and it was everything we thought it would be, plus a nice breeze and some pretty chickens. Centennial is a self-serve flower farm stand founded by a local Richfield mother and daughter duo. Flowers are cut fresh daily and they are open from 9am until sell out.…

Positive Parenting Solutions

http://www.postiveparentingsolutions.com For me, it’s always comforting to know I am not alone feeling like a failed mother during this pandemic and through motherhood in general. I have always considered myself lucky to have my village and you, a friend I have made along this new journey. But there are days when I don’t feel like…

Home Bakers | Akron and Surrounding Cities

Kate's 4th birthday cake. I put it together with Cake from Bakery Loos and Cookies from Akron Cookie Company. Thanks you all again for your kind words about Kate’s cake. I had fun putting it together but I can assure you I will not be picking up baking anytime soon. In facts, there are SO…

Collaboration with HomeGirl + LoveWhatIDo Photography | Family Photo + Take Home Picnic Basket

After weeks of planning and all things considered, A PORTRAIT DAY AT THE HOMEGIRL BARN IS HAPPENING! I am bummed I couldn't throw an event I had hope but I am happy that we will still make the best sessions out of this amazing venue! ***A Portrait Day at The HomeGirl Barn is Sunday, August…

Small Towns Ohio Driving Adventures | Wayne County

We gave up TV for a week and wanted to do something else in the morning before summer is over. So today we decided to take a drive to Hartzler Family Daily in Wooster for some delicious flavored milk! Little did we know this trip would quickly turned into a back road adventures of small…

Unique Stay in Hocking Hills

Hocking Hills is calling! For less than three hours drive from Akron, you can book a stay in one of these many unique rentals, from a tiny house to a cabin with indoor saltwater pool! @chaletshh@hockinghillspremiercabins@hockinghillsunderground@chaletshh@hockinghillscaboose@hockinghillscabinsandresort Some of these cabins are booked through August BUT most have availability AND all of them will be so…

12 Creeks to Visit on A Hot Summer Day in Akron and Cleveland Area

A list of some of our favorite creeks to visit on a hot day. Most are a short hike before you reach the water. Kids friendly, based on Ben (5) and Kate (almost 4). South Chagrin, Brecksville, Everett Covered Bridge are easy access. Parking could be challenging and can be crowded on any given day.…

Beaches Along Lake Erie, Ohio

Mentor Headlands State Park When we first venture out in June, we looked for small beaches at the metro park close to home and have learned they are all closed for the season (except the spillway at Hinckley Reservation). So I expand my search to Lake Erie beaches and nearby lakes and to my own…