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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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Holidays Made Easy with Costco! {+ SAVE $20 WITH A MEMBERSHIP!}

Disclosure: Dayton Moms Blog and the City Moms Blog Network are thrilled to announce our upcoming Costco Mom Hour event. We love Costco and are excited to partner with them! Costco provided us with $100 in Kirkland Signature products, but as you’ll see, we’re big fans of them with or without this partnership. I have […]

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October Dayton Dozen :: 12 Must-Do Family Friendly Events

Can you smell fall in the air?  No?  It’s probably because we’ve all still been enduring 88+ degree days – but it is coming.  Fall is right around the corner – pumpkin everything has already hit the shelves and October delivers on some amazing family festivals. 1.Toms Corn Maze – Germantown, OH ***DMB Tip – Go […]

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Dinner Out in Dayton – Top 10 Family-Friendly Spots

When you have kids below age 10 – dining out can be a chore (both for you and those sitting around you).  In my family we believe that if a restaurant has a kids menu – then people in there should expect to have kids around them. Restaurants must have a specific kids menu for me […]

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