August 19, 2019

2018 Hallowboo at Idlewild Park

Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post that contains affiliate links. Although I received some form of compensation and this post is sponsored, all opinions are my own. This post is brought to you by Idlewild’s Hallowboo. After the extended summer we had this year, it was a refreshing change of pace to find ourselves at […]

Hallmark Holiday

I’m not sure when this will be posted so happy Father’s Day to the world out there or belated as the case may be. Father’s Day is another “Hallmark Holiday” that grates on my nerves just like Grandparents Day or Valentine’s Day and the reason for this is simply this: if your parents are still […]

Review: The Illusionists – Live from Broadway

Oh, oh, it’s magic! Wait, actually it’s not. It’s the art of deception and trickery. It’s The Illusionists, Live from Broadway! The show begins with Jeff Hobson aka The Trickster. He’s a flamboyant flirt as an MC of sorts. He certainly is magical- especially his wardrobe! Also in the line up are: Andrew Basso an […]

Review: Blue Man Group #sponsored

Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post that contains affiliate links. Although I received some form of compensation and this post is sponsored, all opinions are my own. “The Blue Man Group” originally came out when my kids, were kids. We never could afford tickets to take our kids but thanks to The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust and Steel City Mom […]

Picklesburgh – A two day event to celebrate the art of pickling.

Our own Cliff is at it again. Here is his take on Picklesburgh 2015   Now it’s not the event organizer or the County’s fault that this event fell on the hottest weekend Pittsburgh has experienced in the past two months but to have an event that will easily draw over five thousand people, on […]

“Spare the rod and spoil the child.”

Cliff has more to say…. Before you get the pitch forks out,  take a minute to read what he is saying. You might not agree with him but he does have some great points. “Spare the rod and spoil the child.” Words that were written in a poem by Samuel Butler in 1664 that should have […]

Just a 2 year old and a tablet

Welcome to our guest blogger Cliff……. Yes my two year old granddaughter has a tablet and she knows how to use it fairly well too. I’m tired of hearing about the evils of electronic devices and how they are bad for children, especially at a young age. Hailey still loves to color and draw and […]