Category Archives: Family Fun

Dublin Ohio Riverboxes ~ Free Family Fun

I am always looking for free things to do here in Ohio that the kids will enjoy. So I was excited to stumble upon the Dublin Ohio Riverboxes. Since we already love letterboxing, this was a great way to spend a weekend afternoon. The Dublin Riverboxes combine letterboxing and Art in the Park into a fun scavenger hunt… Keep Reading »

Free Things To Do Over Spring Break

My kids are on spring break this week and already they are complaining about being bored.  We are taking a big vacation later this year, so that doesn’t leave a lot of extra money for splurging on activities to keep them occupied this week while they are off from school.  Fortunately, I have a great list of free… Keep Reading »

5 Fun Things to Do in Kentucky for Families

Looking for fun things to do in Kentucky as the weather gets warmer?  Kentucky is a scenic and beautiful state with plenty of fun places for families to explore. While I love to take a huge family vacation each year, that is not always possible.  Our family has learned though that a day trip can be just as… Keep Reading »

US Air Force Museum Pressed Pennies

I am always excited to be able to add to my squished penny collection.  Today I was able to add 8 new US Air Force Museum pressed pennies to my collection, which now numbers over 1000 elongated coins.  For years, the museum just had one machine with 4 designs.  Evidently the USAF museum retired their old machine and… Keep Reading »

A Wicked Good Time Seeing Wicked the Musical

I have a list of Broadway musicals that I just have to see when they come to the Schuster Center in Dayton, Ohio. Recently that list increased by one. My heart has been captivated by the story of the Wicked Witch of the West. If you haven’t had the chance to see Wicked the Musical yet, you don’t… Keep Reading »

Frugal Family Fun – 7 Ideas That Won’t Drain Your Wallet

Things are so expensive these days.  It is even worse if you have a large family like we do.  It can be extremely difficult to find money in the budget for entertainment, especially with skyrocketing prices.  Try taking a family of 6 to an amusement park where tickets run $50+ a piece!  It costs a small fortune anymore… Keep Reading »

Creative Dates with Your Spouse – Go Geocaching!

How often do you and your husband get away for a date? If you are like us, not very often. When we do get away, it is typically to see a movie.  However, it is not very conducive to meaningful conversations that don’t involve your children. We have recently started making an effort to take time away from… Keep Reading »

Clever Geocaching Containers Guaranteed to Stump and Amaze

While most geocaching containers are standard tupperware or ammo cans, every once in awhile you come across a container that is clever and unique. The best geocaching caches are disguised to blend into their surroundings or look like something else. Keep reading for a few ideas to help your caches stand out among the sea of ammo cans.… Keep Reading »

Turn Your Car Into a Geocaching Travel Bug!

How cool would it be to ? I recently came across these awesome vinyl clings for your vehicle that actually turn your car into a travel bug that is trackable on While we have released travel bugs in the past, this brings a whole new dimension to the fun of watching travelers. Each travel bug static cling… Keep Reading »