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Hybrids & Haystacks with Toyota

I had the best time driving the 2018 Toyota Camry Hybrid XLE. I definitely had dreams about them saying “you know what, you just go ahead and keep it!”

-keep dreamin’ sista’- 


This Hybrid was incredible on gas millage….51/53 MPG…we were getting up there close to 60! We took the opportunity to take the car all around the city to explore and have the best fall fun! Fall in Cincinnati is absolutely stunning. The trees right now are gorgeous. It was just the most perfect time. 

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I Tried It: Walmart Grocery Pick Up

As much as I love doing the majority of my dinner shopping at Trader Joe’s, we do have to get a lot of stuff at Kroger, Meijer, etc.

Did you know Walmart has FREE grocery pick up?

In the past we have done the Kroger click list. There is a fee associated with the Kroger service, so when I heard Walmart was free I thought I’d check it out.

Here are my thoughts:

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Junkless Love

I am so excited to share that I have been announced as a Junkless ambassador!

Junkless bars vanish into thin air in this house. I literally have to keep them up from the boys or they will eat them all! But at the same time, I know that they are good for them and I love the fact that they enjoy this snack so much!

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6 Ways To #FindYourUnwind In Springfield, Ohio

We celebrated Jax’s birthday last month in Springfield, Ohio. Just about an hour and a half North-East from Cincinnati, Springfield is snuggled in between Columbus and Dayton. It’s a quaint little place full of vibrancy.

 𝒲𝑒 𝒶𝓁𝓁 𝒶𝑔𝓇𝑒𝑒𝒹 𝒾𝓉 𝓌𝒶𝓈 𝑜𝓃𝑒 𝑜𝒻 𝓉𝒽𝑒 𝐵𝐸𝒮𝒯 𝓌𝑒𝑒𝓀𝑒𝓃𝒹𝓈 𝐸𝒱𝐸𝑅!img_7328

If you’re looking for a fun weekend getaway, not far from home, Springfield is it.

Here’s my list of 6 ways to #findyourunwind in the beautiful Springfield! 

*bonus-I give you even more fun ideas at the end 

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The Book Loft

The first time I visited Columbus I drove past The Book Loft. My first thought was, “My mom would die and go to heaven in there!” The Book Loft is an independent book store located in Columbus with THIRTY TWO rooms FULL of books!

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WITHOUT ANY prompting, ask your child these questions and write down EXACTLY what they say. It is a great way to find out what they really think!

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What Is Kings Island's Peanuts Celebration?!

Saturday the boys and I got a VIP first look at the New Kings Island Peanuts Celebration. It was A BLAST! The boys were smiling from ear to ear. Derrek and I got to re-live our teenage years. We spent sooo much time at Kings Island together. It has a special place in our hearts and we love sharing it with the kids. They absolutely love Kings Island and everything they had planned for their Peanuts Celebration!

So, what is The Peanuts Celebration?

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