Entries from March 5, 2017 - March 11, 2017


Fun Places to Visit in Ohio

Live in or visiting Ohio? Here are a bunch of fun places to visit this spring! 
Cedar Point- one of our fave places to visit! Awesome rides, shows, family friendly fun, on Lake Erie. And don't forget to visit Soak City too!
We love going to the Indians games! Lots of deals are available for our NE Ohio Ball teams.  Cheer on the Cleveland Indians and more! Look for bonuses like freebie giveaways, fireworks nights, kids’ activities, “Dollar Dog” nights and more.  Kids can run the bases (for free!) after Sunday afternoon Cleveland Indians games, and the Akron RubberDucks have tons of promos for family fun. 
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame:
 Greater Cleveland residents (those with 440, 441, 442 or 443 zip codes with ID) receive a discount admission of $18 (reg. $22).  Seniors/military: $17, Children ages 9-12:$13, Children 8 and under: FREE 
great lakes science
Great Lakes Science Center: Tons of fun and educational science exhibits the whole family will enjoy.  General admission $14 for adults, $12 youth 2-13.  Omnimax movie and the William G Mather Steamship are additional costs. $1 discounts for seniors and students with a valid ID.  Bank of America cardholders get one FREE admission the first Saturday of each month. Cam loves going to the Science Center.


Cleveland Metroparks Zoo: Non-holiday Mondays are FREE for residents of Cuyahoga County and Hinckley Township.  Regular admission is $12.25 for ages 12+ and $8.25 for ages 3-11. How can you miss out on seeing all the cute animals? Also be sure to check out the Rainforest, especially over the winter.


cleveland aquarium


Greater Cleveland Aquarium: Located in the historic First Energy Powerhouse, this aquarium is home to many native Ohio species, as well as sea creatures from around the world.  Admission: $19.95, Children $13.95, Seniors $17.75.  Military discount saves $2 for adults & children.

Cleveland Botanical Garden: FREE Daily Activities in the Hershey Children’s Garden with paid admission to the Garden.  Regular admission for Adults is $11, Children (ages 3-12) is $6 and FREE for under 3. 



Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad: The Bike Aboard! program offers $3 train rides back to your starting point to cyclists along the Towpath Trail–just flag down the train.  All day train rides through the Cuyhahoga Valley National Park with the option to hop off and explore Akron or Peninsula: Prices vary, but are reasonable!  Watch for special deals from trains departing from the Canton Lincoln Highway station in June, July and August. 


 Beeck Creek Gardens(Near Alliance) FREE Admission to Visitor Center, Amazing Garden with educational displays and model train, and hiking trails. Admission to Butterfly House $3 per person (ages 3+).  Butterfly Garden opens June 24, other exhibits open year-round.  One of our family’s favorite places to go! 


Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festivities: FREE activities include the Balloon Classic/Jackson-Belden Food Fest & Fireworks (July 18-20 at KSU Stark/Stark State Campuses), Concert and Fireworks Downtown July 26, Community Parade July 27, Ribs Burnoff July 30-August 1, First Play 2014 July 31, and the Grand Parade August 2.






Akron Fossils


Akron Fossils & Science CenterSee fossils and other natural wonders, along with a fun kids’ play area.  Admission includes a guided tour of the museum, one zip line ride, and one round of mini golf.  Adults $9, Children $7, 2 & under FREE, Max. family admission $35.  Pastors and Teachers get in FREE every Friday



Kelly's Island: The Kelleys Island Chamber & Visitor Bureau website provides information regarding lodgingdiningshopping, andactivities including fishing charters, and 2014 Events that will make your stay on Kelleys Island most enjoyable! See ourVisitor's Directory for a complete list of island businesses and services. A complete set of Island Maps and a 2014 Visitor's Guide are also available to guide you around Kelleys Island.


Consumer News: Costco Increases Membership Fees

Starting June 1st they will be increasing the annual membership fees from $55 to $60 for U.S. and Canada Goldstar (individual), Business, and Business add-on members.

Also effective June 1st, annual fees for Executive Memberships will increase from $110 to $120, which includes the primary membership fee of $60 plus the Executive upgrade of $60. And the maximum annual 2% reward associated with the Executive Membership will increase from $750 to $1,000.


Aquafina Sweeps

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Enter the Aquafina Sparkling Sweepstakes for your chance to win a year’s supply of Aquafina Sparkling PLUS a Sparkling Party for you and your friends (valued at $3,183)! To enter, head here OR text Aquafina to 50563. Note that standard text messaging rates may apply. You can enter once daily during the promotion period.


New Free Samples and Offers


New Target Cartwheel Coupons


10 Free Graduation Announcements

Use code 10FORGRAD at check-out.

Free Beauty and the Beast Tickets


  • Purchase ANY 3 Neutrogena Cosmetics products in one transaction from 2/1 – 3/31
  • Take a photo of your entire receipt showing the qualifying items starred
  • Go here either on your mobile device or your desktop computer, enter your information and submit the image of your full receipt by 3/31/17 (one receipt submission per reward code).
  • Submissions are reviewed within 48 hours. Once your submission has been validated, you will receive an email with a link to redeem your reward for a movie certificate (up to $13 total value) to see Beauty and the Beast.
  • Click here to read more details.

1,000+ Spring/Easter Ideas- Pinterest

Thinking ahead to Easter? Check out our Spring/Easter board!