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“Gems” in the Gem City

I’ve lived in Dayton and vicinity for over 4 decades, and other than 4 college years in the “Queen” City, Dayton has been my home. Now as an adult I am continually amazed at the new and old treasures that I find in this great city. I have so many memories growing up of Dayton […]

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Aullwood Audubon Center and Farm: Perfect for Moms at Every Stage!

Just North of Dayton lies a complete treasure trove of educational children’s activities: Aullwood Audubon Center and Farm. In their own words, “As an environmental education, sustainable agriculture, and Audubon Center of the National Audubon Society in western Ohio, Aullwood promotes the protection of birds, wildlife and the habitats on which they depend. Aullwood offers […]

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September Dayton Dozen: Family Friendly Events!

The kids are back to school now, and I think we are all trying to figure out where the summer went. Amiright?!?! It’s all good, Let it Go (the cold never bothered me anyway) and dive into these fun events that September is bringing our way! 1) Giant Scale Radio-Controlled Model Aircraft Show @ USAF […]

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May Dayton Dozen – 12 Family Friendly Events

    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 […]

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April Dayton Dozen

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 […]

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March Dayton Dozen

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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February Dayton Dozen: Fun, Family Events!

Ah February. Whether you love getting weather reports from a rodent or just binge eating chocolate hearts, this fabulous month is headed our way. There are many (oh, so many) equally fabulous options for fun all around us!  Cinemark at The Greene– Beavercreek, OH ***DMB Tip- Get there with plenty of time for good seats. […]

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Peppermint Hot Fudge Cake, Sugar Plum Fairies & Holiday Traditions

This post is part of a sponsored relationship with Frisch’s, but all opinions expressed are authentic and 100% those of the author.There is something so special about creating Christmas traditions with your children: hanging stockings, building gingerbread houses, and if you live in Dayton, a trip to Cincinnati to watch the Cincinnati Ballet’s production of […]

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