In 2014, $75,000 was raised in just two weeks to benefit Cones for the Cure!

Cones for the Cure 2015 runs September 10-20 at participating Cincinnati, Dayton, Columbus, and Chicago Graeter’s locations to help spread the word about The Cure Starts Now and its mission to find the “homerun cure” for all cancers by focusing on pediatric brain cancer.

Ways to Participate:
1. Between September 10th and 20th, guests who visit a Graeter’s store will have the opportunity to donate a $1 or $5 Cone for the Cure. Graeter’s will offer a $20 savings booklet for every donation of $5 or more to The Cure Starts Now.

2. Graeter’s will be giving away FREE scoops of Elena’s Blueberry Pie ice cream on two secret days during the campaign so be on the lookout on Twitter, Facebook and local blogs for the date.

3. Ice cream lovers who LIKE the Cones for the Cure Facebook page and share their creative #conesforthecure tagged photo on that page could win FREE Graeter’s for a Year!

Elena's Blueberry Pie Ice Cure Starts Now

About Elena’s Blueberry Pie Ice Cream

Elena’s Blueberry Pie Ice Cream was named after Elena as part of a wish donated by Graeter’s to The Cure Starts Now’s annual Once in a Lifetime Gala & Auction. The Groteke family won the wish and invented the flavor in 2008. Elena’s heart painting is the inspiration for the pint design. A portion of the proceeds from every scoop benefits The Cure Starts Now.

About The Cure Starts Now

Started in 2007 in tribute to a 6-year-old girl named Elena Desserich, The Cure Starts Now Foundation has revolutionized cancer research worldwide with its focus on a “homerun cure” for all cancers.

The Cure Starts Now has funded over $3.6 million in pediatric brain cancer research. With over 25 chapters in 2 countries, The Cure Starts Now is making a difference in the fight against cancer. The Cure Starts Now has also been recognized by The Today Show, Good Morning America, CNN, People Magazine, Inside Edition and media worldwide for the inspiration it offers to all that fight cancer.


Review: Bulu Box

September 1, 2015

Thanks to my friends at Fitapproach’s Sweatpink, I got to try the Bulu Box and share my thoughts   Subscription boxes seem to be all the rage and for good reason: they give the consumer an opportunity to try products before committing to a full-size purchase.  I was impressed to receive a full-size pouch of […]

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Beer, Wine and Food Festival Aug 28-29

August 27, 2015

I always say if you cannot find something fun to do in Cincinnati, you’re purposely NOT looking to enjoy this great city! The Beer, Wine and Food Festival, presented by RestorAid Remodeling, will return for its sixth year with a special “Chalk Street Art” on August 28-29, 2015 in historic downtown Wyoming. Serving over 80 […]

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#udandiKitchen Remodel – Counters

August 9, 2015

The #udandiKitchen remodel hit a snag when it came to the counters thanks to Home Depot and their contractors. I did not realize that when I purchased counters from Home Depot was embarking on a multi-contractor relationship. Purchasing counters from a Home Depot store in Cincinnati meant they would ask Cardinal Kitchens in Louisville to […]

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#udandiKitchen Remodel – Cabinets and Appliances

August 4, 2015

I have shared some of the #udandiKitchen remodel progress on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. In my previous posts, I admitted my kitchen was a dump but then we demolished, it to make way for an all new kitchen! I was hoping by now I would be able to share a completed before and after kitchen […]

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Define – Spinning and Barre studio in Oakley

August 3, 2015

I found Define through a Groupon offer for one month unlimited Body and Rev classes, so I signed up. Define Body and Mind in Oakley is just off the square located next to a pizza place (ahhh!). The one thing that impressed me the most was how friendly all the staff was how they made […]

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The Kitchen Remodel – Demolition

June 9, 2015

If you follow me on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter you have seen some of the kitchen demolition photos, but this post explains a little more what happened. Visit The Kitchen Remodel – Before if you want to see what the kitchen as I used it for nearly six years. Fortunately, my parents know what they’re […]

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