There’s $15 million in this bucket
“Building awareness.” The term can mean many things.
When it comes to the ALS #IceBucketChallenge, it can mean reaching people for the first time who don’t know what ALS or Lou Gehrig’s Disease is. Or educating everyone on just how devastating ALS is to the body. Or revealing that ALS research has been struggling with funding. Or discovering the battles that…
Date Night at the ZOOvies may be sold out, but I have 2 tickets you can win
When I told Scott that we’d be seeing The Great Outdoors at this year’s Date Night at the ZOOvies, he freaked out and started spouting off a bunch of quotes.
I’ve never seen the movie, but when Scott’s face lit up at the mere mention of the movie and he told me it starred one of my favorite comic actors John Candy, I…
This is part 2 in my #LakeErieLove series. Catch up on part 1 here.
In my mind, Sandusky, Ohio has always been synonymous with Cedar Point.
That’s not to say I didn’t know there’s more to Sandusky than the “World’s Best Amusement Park” (a title I fully agree with). When I’m waiting in line for Millennium Force or taking the Cedar Point train through the park, I would catch a…
I promised Scott another evening of me being the designated driver and he promised me another sonnet after the response to last week’s blog post. Enjoy!
Even without the Great Lakes Science Center’s Beer Goggles, their Home Brew event was a lot of fun
I am a big fan of the Great Lakes Science Center. Every time I go I have a great time. It’s an awesome space filled with experiments and exhibits…
Disclaimer: Please excuse the sappiness in the next couple of paragraphs. I promise it’s connected to today’s blog post.
Many reflections on love focus on the falling into it. That first attraction. The squishy feeling of butterflies in your stomach. The anticipation of a first kiss or date.
That’s my least favorite part of love.
Sure, I enjoy the occasional rom-com (especially if a British…
Scott and I decided to switch things up at Grapes & Ale this year. I’d be the designated driver, and he’d have an opportunity to sample all of the wine. The only catch? That he’d write the recap.
Colin Dussault’s Acoustic Side Project greeted people near the stadium’s entrance.
Nestled at the corner of 9th and Carnegie, there’s just something about Progressive Field that I really enjoy. I’m a…
I love four day weekends but it was rough getting going this morning. Now that I’ve had my coffee, let’s jump right in with the Luau on the Lake giveaway winner!
After removing one duplicate entry and placing the rest in Random.org, congratulations to entry #44, Holly, for winning 2 VIP tickets to Luau on the Lake! Please reply to my email by the end of Tuesday to confirm you can still attend.
The mayflies have come and gone and the July 4th holiday is here. In the Hicken house, this means it’s time to start making plans for the rest of summer.
I don’t care what else I do between now and September – Twilight at the Zoo is my big must-do for this summer.
After scheduling conflicts kept us from going in previous years, Scott and I made sure last summer’s Twilight at the Zoo stayed open…
You’re lounging with a view of the water, frosty beer or fruity umbrella drink in hand. You can hear laughter coming from a Conga line and smell the spices of a delicious beachside feast. Maybe you’ll take in a game of beach volleyball later.
Sounds like a fantastic afternoon, doesn’t it?
Fortunately, you don’t need to hop on a plane to a tropical locale to enjoy it. On July 12, you only have…
I’ve been on the road the past week, so this bit of blogkeeping is belated. Congratulations to Elizabeth P for winning 2 tickets to the Tri-C JazzFest!
One of my favorite beer pairing events was Great Lakes Brewing Company’s comic books and beer night
When I hear the phrase “beer pairings,” my thoughts – as yours probably do – immediately go to beer and food. From cheese and chocolate to bacon,…