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Discovered Deliveries in Quarantine: Meza Wine

When learning about the official mandate to 'stay home' in March, did anyone else go into a straight panic after taking inventory of their current wine supply? I'll admit that yes, there are many more important things that having a sufficient supply of reds, whites and some bubbly. But let's be honest, working from [...]

By |2020-08-14T16:19:33+00:00August 14th, 2020|Categories: Eats, We have a babysitter tonight!|

Super Brunch at SuperChef’s

If you are in search of the PERFECT brunch spot to take the kiddos to, you have to visit Super Chefs in Gahanna, just east of Columbus. Not only is the menu overflowing with fun breakfast meals named after all your favorite super heroes, but the decor includes vibrant artwork that makes you feel [...]

It might be August, but Merry (Belated) Christmas in July!

I still remember how excited we were when we discovered that July 25th would fall on a Saturday this year -- and it would be the PERFECT date to hold our annual Christmas in July party. I had visions of getting a food truck, whipping up the perfect signature cocktail, holding our annual cookie baking [...]

By |2020-08-02T21:00:14+00:00August 2nd, 2020|Categories: Eats, Grilled cheese and chardonnay?|

Celebrating Summer with the Bee’s Knees

Summer has officially started, and let's be honest, after the past few months, I'm guessing that we're all VERY much ready for a change in season. So what better than to mix up a refreshing summer cocktail like the oh-so-popular Bee's Knees? In case you missed the Instagram post, here's a clip of my husband's [...]

By |2020-06-22T20:18:50+00:00June 22nd, 2020|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , , , , , |

Fantastic Finds at the North Market

If you live in Central Ohio, you've likely had the pleasure of enjoying a stroll through the North Market on a Saturday afternoon, gathering a beautiful assortment of fresh meats, pasta, veggies, bread, wine.... the list goes on and on. The market is a Columbus staple, and despite the recent obstacles that COVID-19 has brought [...]

Loving Lindey’s (Especially During Quarantine Life)

We’ve just hit day #44 of our quarantine life -- and while we are VERY ready to get back out into the real world, we are still making the best out of it with our takeout rotation! This weekend, we pretended we were going out for a fun date night in German Village and [...]

Carry-Out (the new norm) from Natalie’s Coal-Fired Pizza

Wow -- crazy that we’ve almost completed week four of quarantine here in Ohio! While we are certainly missing our family outings due to this mandatory “stay-at-home” order, we’re doing everything possible to stay connected to our favorite Columbus restaurants. I’ll admit - we miss getting out, we miss people, we miss so many [...]

Cleveland’s West Side Market

I’m embarrassed to admit that as a Cleveland native, my first official trip to the historic West Side Market just happened about a week ago. Growing up, I had often heard of this popular Cleveland staple, but for one reason or another, had never explored it on my own.  My family and I found ourselves [...]

By |2020-03-29T02:19:54+00:00March 28th, 2020|Categories: Eats, Grilled cheese and chardonnay?|Tags: , , , , , , |

Afternoon Break at Dough Mama

When you’re four years old and you have a mid-day doctor’s appointment (and you’re REALLY good during it), you probably deserve a special treat :) At least that was our excuse to finally check out the popular bakery and cafe called Dough Mama, located in Clintonville on High Street.  Let me just say, how [...]