June is my favorite month of the whole year! School is out, the sun is out and it’s time to get the kids out too! Here are some fun local events, hand-picked to be short on cost but full of fun! 1. Friday Night Cruise-In– Beavercreek ***DMB Tip – Make and take a Bingo game and see […]
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 […]
This month’s edition of the Dayton Dozen is sponsored by our friends at Goldfish Swim School in honor of National Water Safety Month. Goldfish Swim School is devoted to WATER Safety Awareness and work to keep families (especially toddlers) safe in and around the water. Specifically, instructors use integrity, compassion and trust to teach kids […]
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 […]
April is approaching and it’s one of my favorite months. The trees start blooming, baby animals appear everywhere, and the sun shines just a little bit longer each day. The best part is that fun events are springing up around us too! 1. The Great Ohio Toy Show– Wilmington ***DMB Tip – Enjoy local gems Jen’s Deli […]
It’s that time of year again! Buds are on the trees, birds are singing and Easter Eggs are everywhere. Easter Bunny @ The Dayton Mall March 24th – April 15th Centerville, OH Visits with the Easter Bunny are complimentary; professional photo packages are available for purchase. See website for dates and times. Easter Bunny @ […]
Years ago, if a woman couldn’t breastfeed, she had no other option except to hire a wet nurse. A wet nurse is a woman who is already lactating that takes on the feeding of another child. Obviously, this cultural norm has faded away with the invention of bottles, breast pumps and formula. However, the idea […]
1.) I Can Cook Youth Series at Gerhardt Civic Center – Moraine, OH ***DMB Tip –You don’t need to preregister – just pop in as you are out and about! March 1st; 5-6:30pm Drop-in cooking class for ages 6-10 Participants will be able to experience new foods and techniques while becoming confident in the kitchen. […]
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Presenting your 2016 guide to holiday events in and around Dayton is here!
November is here! November is here! This is absolutely my favorite time of year! Bonfires, crisp nights & mornings, reflection on the year…THANKSGIVING! The Dayton Dozen will focus on all those being thankful & Thanksgiving-ish events in the month of November! 1.Helping Hands of Dayton Charity Auction – Vandalia ***DMB Tip – This is actually […]
If you’re sitting there thinking to yourself, “I have no idea what a capsule closet is,” trust me, you’re not alone sister. Three months ago, the concept was completely foreign to me also. Then an invitation for a capsule closet seminar came to my inbox. It promised to simplify my life, which as the mother […]
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 […]
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 […]