Cincinnati: Etsy Craft Night

by Andi on August 8, 2012

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I heard about Etsy’s World Day of Craft last year reading PeepThread but I never saw anything organized for Cincinnati. This is a great way to celebrate the DIY spirit while getting to know your fellow crafters! Cincinnati’s will be on Friday, August 24 at 7pm at Fabricate in Northside. If you are interested please […]

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Cincinnati-area Antique Shows

by Andi on April 26, 2012

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It’s that time of year when weekends can be spent going to flea markets and antique shows. Some are better than others, but really it just depends on what you are looking for and what you are willing to spend. Covington Mainstrasse Antiques hosts vendors on the 4th Sunday of the month from 9 a.m. […]

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Photo credit: Woman With Two Gents (59” x76.8”) by Leslie Gabrielse. From the special exhibit “SAQA: Masters 2”. Isn’t that quilt beautiful? To think it was created out of fabric, not paint, is simply amazing! I did not make it to the International Quilt Festival last year, but this year I am going! While I’m […]

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Cincinnati Rollergirls kick off their 2012 season on Saturday, March 10 at the Cincinnati Gardens against Arch Rival. Yes, Cincinnati’s has a roller derby team. We have had a roller derby team for years and if you didn’t know that, make 2012 the year you come out and support this team. There are only five […]

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Growing up in Cincinnati with a jaunt to Dayton to attend a Catholic college, Lenten fish fries and summer church festivals are my thing so when non-Catholics say they want to go to one, I’m all in! On a Lenten Friday night, a group of us met up at Mary Queen of Heaven for our […]

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KitchenAid Experience

by Andi on November 13, 2011

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For years after learning the KitchenAid Experience is in Ohio my mom and I have talked of going and finally found our chance. I now work for a library system that closes for more than the big six holidays, so we used my day off to make the 2-hour drive north past my beloved University […]

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Country Living Fair 2011 Columbus Ohio

by Andi on September 18, 2011

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A couple of years ago, I saw Shannon of the Little Elephant Stitchery post her photos of the Country Living Fair in Columbus, Ohio. I had it marked as something I would like to do, but it always seems something comes up or the timing isn’t right but finally this year I made it a […]

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