Category Archives: Ohio

Beal’s Pickles N Pints

Do  you like pickles?  Do you like beer?  Beal’s Pickles N Pints in Willoughby is where the two collide, in the best possible way!  You can read my review of Beal’s in my post for the Lake County Visitors Bureau … Continue reading

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A crab cake to write home about – Brennan’s Fish House

A few months ago I shared this photo with a group of friends on Facebook: The gasps were audible, even from afar!  Brennan’s Fish House is the place I go when I want a truly delicious crab cake.  It’s the … Continue reading

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Ice Cream and so much more!

One of the joys of living in a part of the world with seasons is when the turn comes from winter to spring.  That’s when all the lovely ice cream parlors, hot dog stands and other seasonal eateries open. For … Continue reading

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Art Show at VGC*

Just like the spring flowers, art and craft shows are popping up all over!  A couple of weeks ago the call went out at Andy’s workplace for spring themed art and craft items to display in their front showcase.  I … Continue reading

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Spring Break in Lake County

Spring can’t come fast enough for me!  I  have definitely had enough snow, wind and ice.  Slush covers every street and parking lot, salt is encrusted on my car.  I no sooner get it washed than the cycle starts again. … Continue reading

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Kentucky Belle – A Civil War Poem set in Ohio

Today I went to a Civil War themed program at the the James A. Garfield National Historic Site in Mentor, Ohio.   We heard a trio from Hiram College sing songs and read poetry inspired by writings about the Civil … Continue reading

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“discARTed” Recycled Art Exhibition – West Woods Nature Center

Last weekend Dana and I stopped at the West Woods Nature Center in Geauga County to view the art on display in their annual “discArted” Recycled Art Exhibition.  Each piece was made from cast 0ffs recycled into beautiful and whimsical … Continue reading

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February Lake Erie East Coastal Gazette

Wondering what to do in Lake County in February?  The February issue of the Lake Erie Coastal Gazette has the scoop on art shows, restaurants and Valentine’s day ideas.  Oh yeah, my review of Bistro 70 is in there too!

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Frozen Water and Jeni’s Sorbet

After seeing all the hype in the media about Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams seasonal flavor, Influenza Sorbet, Dana and I decided to take a Sunday drive to Chagrin Falls, Ohio.  This quaint town in Northeastern Ohio has the closest Jeni’s … Continue reading

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Guest Blog at the Lake County Visitors Bureau – Bistro 70 Review

This week I am guest blogging over on the Lake County Visitors Bureau web site.  You can read my review of Painesville’s Bistro 70 here. I will be writing about Lake County’s food scene each month.  Restaurants, food trucks, seasonal … Continue reading

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