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The 2017 Guide to Dayton-area Farmers' Markets

The 2017 Guide to Dayton-area Farmers’ Markets

Spring has sprung in Dayton and it’s the nearly the season for leisurely mornings spent perusing our local farmers’ markets. The Ohio growing season runs roughly April-November and the Miami Valley is one of the best places to get fresh, Ohio-grown fruits, veggies, meat, eggs, honey and more! Check out our guide to find the […]

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My Kid Doesn’t Eat Kale

If you made a beautiful stir fry for dinner last night and your child ate half a piece of carrot and three bites of rice, this post is for you. If you scour Pinterest after the kids go to bed frantically searching for new and creative ways to “hide” nutrients in your child’s meals, this […]

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Easter Brunch: Food, Festivities & Savings at Whole Foods Market

The Easter countdown is on – so, when Whole Foods Market invited me to get a sneak peek of all things Easter – I put on my bunny ears and hopped right over! I started my journey at the entrance furthest from the bar (rookie mistake – one of the coolest things about Whole Foods […]

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Five Alternative Comfort Food Recipes

We all have that list of comfort foods that can really turn around a crummy day, mend a broken heart, or nurse an illness. I’d be lying if I didn’t have mac and cheese or peanut butter pancakes on my short list. But every now and then we need some new and fresh flavors that […]

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Hocking Hills | Comfort Food Cruise

This post is part of a sponsored relationship between Dayton Moms Blog and the Hocking Hills Tourism Association. Our writer was thrilled to have this experience and all opinions expressed are authentic.As a born and raised Buckeye, I’m always astonished at the beauty that lies within our own state lines.  I always forget how close […]

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Whole Foods Market: Quality at a Reasonable Price

Disclosure: This post is part of a sponsored partnership between Dayton Moms Blog and Whole Foods. We are excited to endorse local businesses we feel bring value to our readers and all opinions expressed are authentic. I recently had the chance to step into Whole Foods Market in Centerville for the first time. I immediately fell […]

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Flavorful {Fall Back} Fuss Free Feasts

Fall back. Gah. If you are not aware, we fall back into the land of 5pm blackout come November 6. Yup. Set those clocks back an hour the night before to ensure you enjoy one more hour of peaceful sleep (I just choked on my sparking water), while anticipating a soon to be earlier sunrise. It all […]

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How I Got My Kids to Eat Kohlrabi… and Other Weird Vegetables

As I type, my husband is peeling and chopping beets for dinner. We will serve these beets, along with other winter root vegetables, as a side dish to our three 7-year-olds. Before you think I’m lying or that perhaps my kids were deposited here from another planet, let me assure you that such culinary exploration was not […]

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Why Do I Bother…to Cook?

I write this after a rather anticlimactic meal. Not the actual food…but my family’s response. It all began when I sat dinner on the table. I prepared a meal of grilled chicken thighs marinated in a Chipotle mescal sauce (a bit spicy for the littles, so for them plain chicken poached in butter) over a bed […]

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