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
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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.

Another one I just found out about (yes, I know this goes over my 5 limit):

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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Mar172014

WDTN’s Living Dayton Segment from 3/14/14: Organic Packed Lunches

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Here’s my Living Dayton (WDTN Channel 2) segment from Friday, March 14th! There wasn’t enough time to mention where I get my organic groceries from, but you can see the bin to my right. I’ll have a review and discount code up of GreenBEANDelivery.com tomorrow for you all!

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Feb132014

What to do in Dayton for Valentine’s Day!

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Today I’m being featured on WDTN’s Living Dayton to talk about what to do in Dayton for Valentine’s Day! I’ve come up with a great list that has something for everyone, no matter your budget! What are your plans for this Valentine’s Day?

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  • La Comedia’s Ring of Fire. Take a journey into the world of Johnny Cash with nearly 40 of the music legend’s tunes, including “Country Boy,” “A Thing Called Love,” “Folsom Prison Blues,” “Daddy Sang Bass,” “Ring of Fire,” “I’ve Been Everywhere.” and “I Walk the Line.” Without impersonation, but rather through words and music, Ring of Fire brings to life the stories made famous in Cash’s songs…songs about love and loss, success and failure, faith and redemption. Tickets start at $61. Visit their website for more information.
  • Wine Loft of Dayton Wine and Chocolate Flights. Enjoy their Red or White Wine + Chocolate Flights (featuring Winans Chocolates) for $2 Off when you make a reservation in advance. Also enjoy 20% Off their bottle list both Friday & Saturday nights. Call (937) 429-4424 or e-mail BHall@thewineloftdayton.com for reservations.
  • Disney Live! Mickey’s Music Festival at the Nutter Center. Disney hits are remixed to the hottest sounds of today featuring hip hop, swing, reggae, rock, country and much more! Save $5 on non-VIP tickets using promo code KS55.
  • Glen Helen Ecology Institute Full Moon Hike. Go for a moderately intense hike with a Gen Helen Ranger from 8-9pm. Weather dependent. Call for more information.
  • Spinoza’s Pizza and Salads. Located in the Fairfield Commons Mall, you can enjoy live music from the David Simpson Duo
    (Special Time: 6pm to 10pm) who provides a mix of Motown, Classic Rock, Funk, Old School! They will also be featuring at least 10 craft beers on tap.
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Jan312014

Ragu Fondue- a simple appetizer that will please anyone!

*Update- You can check out my segment on WDTN’s Living Dayton for a video on how to make this recipe!

As you all probably have heard, I’m proud to be one of the #MomsTheWord brand ambassadors for Ragu.

As you all probably have heard also, I have absolutely no culinary skills.

Well, that was until I started this program. I’ve gotten a sort of “kitchen confidence” that I’m loving, and really running with.

To the point where I’m coming up with recipes. …Continue Reading…

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Feb202013

More cleaning tips!

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I was on Living Dayton this week sharing spring cleaning tips on how to clean your kitchen and windows easily (and quickly)! You can check out the video here!

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