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YourMechanic

Top 5 Reasons to Try ‘YourMechanic’

Ladies (and gentlemen), I introduce you to ‘YourMechanic‘ a service that has this mama over the moon! And why, you ask? Check out my top 5 reasons! Thanks to YourMechanic for the great service and sponsoring this post. 1.   They come to your house! I was more than 5,000 miles over my oil change when […]

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Lazer Kraze Crazy!

Lazer Kraze Crazy!

Two CMB contributors, Heather and Jessica, and their children spent an August afternoon at Lazer Kraze and Trampoline Park in Gahanna with a combined six kids, ages 6-11. Thank you to Lazer Kraze for this awesome opportunity to play and review your facility! Here’s their experience:       Arcade Jessica – You walk through […]

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Treasured Tattoos

In 2013 I lost both of my parents during my third pregnancy. My dad, four days after I told him I was pregnant and my mom, 13 days before I gave birth to my daughter. For the past nearly four years, I think about them all the time. Every day, almost every minute it seems. […]

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Let’s go to the Ohio State Fair!

Let’s talk about the Ohio State Fair, mamas. Did you know it’s amazing? And affordable? And in our backyard? Several years ago, my sister-in-laws started entering the fair’s baking and crafting competitions. I would listen as Bern and Theresa would pore over recipes, craft books and Pinterest to decide what concoction they’d enter. To be […]

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HI! I'm an orphan. (3)

An Orphaned Mom

I’m young – 37. And I don’t have living parents anymore. I’m an orphan and I, of course, hate it. My friends have parents, why did mine have to die so young? (Commencing pity party…..). The Backstory….. In 2013, my dad passed away just four days after I told him that I was pregnant with […]

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Best Mom Happy Hour – Powell Edition

In looking for something to write about this month, the topic of moms and happy hours came up and I thought “Voila! I can definitely write about that!” I’m sad to say that I haven’t been to a happy hour in a loooooonnng time, so I was happy to do the footwork for the great […]

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REAL Breast Cancer Awareness

October is a mixed bag for me. On one hand, the weather is ah-mazing and the Browns are playing. On the other hand, it’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month. A month I dread all year long. I’m a little touchy when it comes to the pink-washing of October after witnessing my mom take her last breath. […]

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