The List of Farmer’s Market, Local Farm StandS, and Natural Markets!

Let’s talk Farmer’s Market, Local Farm Stand, and Natural Markets! Kids and I were talking about how much fun we had harvesting with @audreyingallswilder at her Birdwood Urban Farm last summer and that gave me the ideas of sharing with you where to find fresh local produce this summer! Below are some of the markets we know…

16 Great Independent Bookstores in Greater Cleveland

A local photographer friend @aimeelambes shared this article on her FB account a few days ago from @clevelanddotcom and I thought it was a great list of independent book stores. They are also in different area of town so you can plan to explore around it ☀️ Below is my translation of the list to Instagram but I also…

10 Dance Studios In and Around Akron

Question from yesterday’s post if this was Kate’s first ballet class and if there are any other dance studios I recommend. We started in 2019 with Buddy and Me class @martelldance1 where we have met many wonderful friends. Funny story, Kate barely dance in class but she nailed the recital and still asking to go on big…

9 Asian Grocery Stores in Akron and Cleveland

1.Far East Oriental Market Our go-to. Here you can find anything from Thai candy to a sticky rice maker. They have fresh produce everyday of the week, authentic dry ingredients, a large selection of fresh frozen oriental products and one of the best place to find seasonal fresh fruits at great price! Address: 738 E…

Top 10 Epic Playgrounds near Akron (according to my kids)

With 50 degrees in the forecast this weekend, I had to look for my list of “Epic Playgrounds” to take the kids out. I’ll leave it here for you to explore too! (In no favorite order) *By Epic we mean bigger and/or newer and more fun equipments that we don’t see at our local playgrounds.…

5 Art Classes and Activities for Kids and Adults in Akron Area

1. Akron Art Works At Akron ArtWorks we offer both limited size in-person and virtual online art activities for children and adults. We offer art instruction classes, wellness workshops and even have a dedicated splatter room. 2. Akron Glass Works Glassblowing workshops | January - March 2021 schedule now available. 3. Rising Star Center for…

6 Sledding Hills in Akron Area

Snow much fun seeing all the sledding photos from the weekend ❄️❄️❄️ We actually haven’t gone sledding with the kids yet but when we are ready, these will be our spots: 🛷Munroe Falls Metro Park🛷Goodyear Heights Metro Park🛷Allardale County Park🛷Green Leaf County Park🛷Kendall Hills (CVNP)🛷Furnace Run Metro Park More locations and general info for Summit…

10 Akron Owned Small Businesses that We Adore

As you already know, this year has been hard on small businesses. Many had to closed their doors for good and many more are hustling to stay open. Below is a list of my personal favorite small businesses in Akron. I love them, I support them, and I would love to see them around for…

Top 10 Resources for Learning Activities, Art, and Crafts.

Here are my top 10 resources for learning activities, art, crafts and everyday fun you can create for the kids - mostly with what you already have at home. 1. Fun Crafts Kids - Creative sustainable crafts. @funcraftskids 2. Tinker Lab - Created by Rachelle Doorly, this site provides an easy and actionable ways to…

7 Igloo Dining Near Akron, OH

I posted about the #igloo the other day on Instagram and friends had shared a few other locations with me. Here are some of the restaurant around town that have them set up for reservations ✨ I'll add to this list as I discover more in our area. @darbyson59 Cuyahoga Falls @craft_social_bar Cuyahoga Falls @blueheronmedina Medina @georgetownvoshlkwd Lakewood @clevemetroparks Merwin’s Wharf Cleveland…