FIND OF THE WEEK: SEASONAL FLAVORS FROM TASTE OF BELGIUM

I went to Findlay Market this morning, and made sure to pick up Apple Cinnamon flavored waffles from Taste of Belgium.  This is a seasonal flavor and only available for a short time.  You can buy 4-packs of both the original and seasonal waffles at all Taste of Belgium locations:  Over-The-Rhine, Rookwood, Clifton, Findlay Market, and The…

MONDAY MOOD BOARD

Here it is, Monday already.  No matter, I often find it easy to start my week in a good mood after a walk around my picturesque neighborhood.     Immaculata Church at the top of the steps Weekly deer sighting Mt. Adams Steps View from the top of the steps Garden at the top of…

CHELSEA BOOTS FOR MEN AND WOMEN

We are officially in boot season, and one of my favorite boot styles is the Chelsea boot.  This boot originated during the Victorian era.  The ankle-high, elastic side panel design was patented by Queen Victoria’s shoemaker, J. Sparkes Hall, who claimed that the Queen wore them every day.  The boots became popular for walking and riding,…

FITNESS TIP: GET OUTSIDE

Fall is the perfect time to get out and explore. Take a trip down to Red River Gorge or Hocking Hills for an afternoon of hiking, or just experience some of the many trails and parks here in Cincinnati. The weather is beginning to cool and the foliage is beautiful this time of year, making it…

FIND OF THE WEEK: FALL DRINK FLAVORS AT BRONTE BISTRO

I visited Joseph-Beth Booksellers yesterday, and stopped at their in-house bistro’s coffee bar.  They have some amazing seasonal drink offerings:       I went with the Pumpkin Caramel Pie Crust Latte…so very delicious. Joseph-Beth’s hours: Monday through Thursday, 8:00 am to 9:00 pm Friday, 8:00 am to 10:00 pm Saturday, 8:00 am to 10:00 pm Sunday, 9:00…

MONDAY MOOD BOARD

Ugh.  Is it really Monday again?  My weekend flew by! Some tried-and-true mood lifters:     Taking a ride on Cincinnati’s new streetcar, aka The Bell. Walking through Eden Park. Finally getting my closets organized! My backyard garden.     Happy Monday!