Over the next month or two, I will be highlighting ways that you can support organizations or help others in your community even when you don't have extra money in your budget to make donations. Let me know if you are aware of other such programs! If you live in Ohio or Michigan* and shop at … [Read more...] about Kroger Community Rewards
Cap City Happy HourMonday- Friday from 3 p.m. – 7 p.m.Sit at the outdoor tiki bar or the indoor bar and enjoy ½ priced handcrafted cocktails. I highly recommend the Hibiscus Margarita or the Razzatini. These drinks change seasonally (I miss you Cranberry Crush), but there is always one that I … [Read more...] about Cap City Happy Hour
Before I ever shopped at Trader Joe's, I assumed that it was a high-priced health food store with limited selection. I found that I was completely wrong, except for that many of the food options ARE more healthy than typical grocery store products (no high fructose corn syrup or trans-fat, that I've … [Read more...] about Why I Love Trader Joe’s
J.Gilbert's Wood Fired Steaks & Seafood 1 East Campus View Blvd.Columbus, Ohio 43235Phone: 614-840-9090Happy Hour: Sun - Fri 4-7pm (Sundays!!)$5.95 Appetizers, $1.00 off all well drinks, Draft and Bottled Beer, $5 House Wine, $5.95 Specialty Martinis and Handcrafted Cocktails … [Read more...] about J. Gilbert’s Wood Fired Steaks & Seafood Happy Hour
Green Columbus is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting sustainable living in Central Ohio and globally. The strategies for fulfilling this promise are:*Providing Forums*Raising Awareness*Encouraging ActionCheck out the events on this site and sign up for the newsletters to get … [Read more...] about Green Columbus
One of the easiest ways to eat locally and have plenty of produce throughout the farming season is to join a CSA. CSA stands for “community-supported agriculture”. Essentially you pay for your “share” of the farm before the season begins, which helps the farms to have the money ahead of time to … [Read more...] about Join a CSA for local produce
Happy hour is one of my favorite things...it's a great inexpensive way to eat, drink, and wind down from the workday. We just visited Black Creek Bistro on Parson's just south of Broad and we were all very impressed. The Bistro, which labels itself a "restaurant, bar, gallery, wine shop" is an … [Read more...] about Black Creek Bistro Happy Hour
I moved to Columbus from northeast Ohio in 2003, on a whim with a friend. I always saw myself moving away from the small town in which I grew up. I went to the local university with the intention of playing volleyball, but due to an injury, I never did. I got a job as a case manager for mentally ill … [Read more...] about Welcome!