Apr152014

Top 5 things to do in Dayton for Easter

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Looking for the top 5 things to do in the Dayton, Ohio area for Easter? I have compiled some of the greatest events for all budgets! Check out my list- and if you have an event you’d like to add, feel free to comment!
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1) The Easter Bunny Express at LM&M Railroad-Enjoy a train ride to the LM&M Junction for a special visit with the Easter Bunny. All children will receive a special gift and have the opportunity to take part in an Easter Egg Hunt! Parents be sure to bring your camera to capture this special moment! Can’t find your Easter Baskets? No worries, LM&M will provide each child with an LM&M bag to use during the Easter Egg Hunt! The event takes about 1 hour and 45 minutes to complete. Adults: $18.50 | Seniors (62+): $15.50 | Children (5-16): $15.50 | Toddlers (2-4): $8.50 | Infants (1 yr. & under): FREE

2) Annual Easter Brunch at Flemings-Gather the whole family for Easter Brunch at Fleming’s. For $39.95, enjoy a three-course menu featuring our Signature Eggs Benedict, Prime Rib Hash and Prime Rib with a trio of sauces. The children’s menu includes three courses for $18.95.The Easter Brunch menu will be available on Sunday, April 20, from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
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3) Meet the Easter Bunny at the Greene- In a unique non-traditional mall environment, you can visit the Easter Bunny on Magnolia Drive (next to Von Maur). Photographer is available, but separate pricing. Hours vary, check website for details.

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4) Breakfast with the Bunny at Scene75 Entertainment Center- for an eggs-tra special Breakfast with the Bunny in the Scene75 Bar & Grill restaurant on Saturday, April 19 from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. Our mouth-watering menu features all of your morning favorites like scrambled eggs, pancakes, sausage, bacon, biscuits and gravy, and lots more! Plus, you’ll have your choice of a hot or cold beverage. $7.00 per person pre-registered, or $9.00 per person at the door.
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5) Young’s Jersey Dairy 32nd Annual Easter Egg Hunt- Held on Easter Sunday, over 4,000 eggs involved, this event starts promptly at 2 PM for children ages 4 and under. At 2:20 PM we do it again for ages 5 to 7. At 2:40 PM we have the final hunt for ages 8 to 10. We suggest you arrive 10 to 15 minutes before your age category. Barnabe, their mascot, will be present, so bring your cameras and have your child’s picture taken with him. The Easter Egg Hunt is held rain (or snow!) or shine and is FREE.

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6) Easter with Walgreens on N. Fairfield Rd- on Friday 4/18 Walgreens will be having free pictures and crafts for the kids from 2-4pm. At 4pm, there will be an Easter egg hunt for kiddos 10 and under!

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Apr82014

11 Down, Forever To Go

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Apr42014

Frisch’s Lenten Meals and $25 Giveaway!

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Lent is somewhat of a stressful season for my family. We’re Catholic, but our daughter has fish and shellfish allergies. Needless to say, we have to be picky about where we eat out. It’s tough to find a Lent friendly restaurant that also caters to my daughter’s food allergies.

My family and I are very fortunate to live near a Frisch’s. They offer great Lenten meals with and without fish. For those who can eat what’s under the sea, each year Frisch’s Big Boy develops new Lenten menu items and often features a special type of fish for a limited time. This year Haddock ‘n Hush Puppies, tender, breaded fillets of haddock served with crispy hush puppies returns just in time. Frisch’s Fish Sandwich has a 64-year history as one of the region’s very best fish sandwiches. Each Sandwich is a whole Cod loin fillets, hand-cut, hand-breaded and golden fried. It is served on a toasted white or rye bun or rye bread (your choice, of course), with lettuce and our own famous tartar sauce. It’s the …Continue Reading…

Mar182014

Green BEAN Delivery- Organic groceries delivered to your door, with promo code!

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Recently my family and I were given the opportunity to review a Green BEAN Delivery Box. Green BEAN Delivery is a year-round food delivery service brings the freshest local & organic produce and natural groceries right to your doorstep. Currently running in Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, and Missouri; you’re able to receive delicious groceries at a very reasonable price! This is where I give you the whole “Not only am I a spokesperson, I’m also a client” song and dance. Seriously, after trying the delivery service once we fell in love. It cuts down our time at the grocery store, and there’s no questioning what is or isn’t organic. I’m also not spending my time rummaging through grocery store bins looking for the freshest produce. My Green BEAN Delivery Box GUARANTEES …Continue Reading…

Mar172014

Frozen Giveaway!

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I am so excited to announce that I am a participating sponsor of this great FROZEN giveaway! My family and I are HUGE FROZEN fans, and cannot wait for our video to arrive! If you haven’t seen FROZEN yet, it’s a great film with an incredible story about sisterhood, friendship, and love. It’s not your typical “Disney Princess in Distress” story, and that’s what makes it fantastic!

Included in the giveaway is: …Continue Reading…