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The Imagination Library

How would you like to have a free book arrive in your mailbox every month? Sounds too good to be true, right?! It’s not. Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library provides a free book a month to over 1 million children across the world. Founded by Dolly Parton in honor of her father, Imagination Library seeks to […]

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exploring metro parks

Get Outside- Central Ohio Metro Park Style

A couple of years ago we were inspired by a great post to get outside. The writer basically outlined 10 great reasons to get outside throughout the year, and how this benefits you.  We decided to adopt this goal and to encourage ourselves to explore all of the metro parks in Central Ohio. While we […]

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Free holiday ideas in Columbus

Free and Inexpensive Christmas Activities in Columbus {2017}

Save money this holiday season and check out these affordable and free Christmas activities! Be sure to take a look at the Ultimate Holiday Guide on Columbus Moms Blog for tons of additional holiday ideas in many categories. Daily Free Christmas Activities State Auto’s Christmas Corner: A life Sized Nativity Scene can be found at State Auto Headquarters. […]

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Back to School Signs

Free back to school first (and last) day printables

Didn’t have time to hand-letter a custom chalk board with all your little one’s hopes and dreams as she begins a new school year? You’re not alone (but huge kudos to you if you did – we’d love to see it and marvel!). If you want to join in the annual social media tradition of […]

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Sneak Peek CLA

Sneak Peek: Children’s Learning Adventure

Our partners at Children’s Learning Adventure would love to share about their upcoming Sneak Peek event with you! For the last few months, I’ve been anxiously waiting for the Children’s Learning Adventure childcare center to open in Columbus. This impressive facility takes learning and fun to a whole new level. You’ll need to see it […]

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Summer Reading Programs

Summer Reading Resources

For many Central Ohio school districts, summer is here.  Kids (and teachers!) are in summer mode and time spent on learning seems to be taking a back seat to sports (at least in our house).  This summer, however, I plan on keeping my kids’ skills strong by planning ahead and using lots of community resources.   This […]

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Summer Movies Under the Stars

Outdoor movies must be catching on in popularity! We have quite a list for you this year. Don’t forget the popcorn and a blanket and lawn chairs. These events are ones you won’t want to miss! Enjoy a night under the stars with your family!  June June 2: Secret Life of Pets in Pickerington | […]

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Credit Union of Ohio

Carnival Fun – Step Right Up!

Thanks to Credit Union of Ohio for sponsoring this post and hosting a FREE community event. Like the idea of a frugal, fun, family outing where you can learn more about being financially savvy? Then, come to Credit Union of Ohio’s 4th Annual Carnival! The carnival is open to everyone – both members and non-members! […]

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