You’ll Always Be My Fur Baby

Before my daughter, there was my fur baby, Charlie. Neither my husband nor I grew up with dogs, so this was a new venture for both of us. We weren’t entirely prepared for midnight wake-ups, accidents and her love of chewing all things plastic. But love trumped gnawed power cords, earbuds and flip-flops (yup, every pair … Continued

College Bound

Paying for college can be a bumpy road—a route often rife with unexpected turns, dead ends and no markers to guide you. Where to turn for advice? The team at Family Wealth Advisory Group offers tips to help you and your children navigate the ins and outs of college tuition.

Community Strong, Activity-Driven

“Ohio’s playground headquarters,” Recreations Outlet has been happily serving the Greater Cincinnati area for more than 25 years. They’ve provided many of the playsets, trampolines and wooden swing sets families already depend on and offer two showrooms (in Milford and Columbus) for on-site play.

Loveland Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony

It was a picture-perfect day for Loveland’s annual Memorial Day festivities. From LHS’s band and scout troops to the fire department, VFW members and more, the parade marched past a high-spirited crowd to our Veteran’s Memorial for the annual ceremony honoring local veterans. Mayor Kathy Bailey spoke on behalf of Loveland, thanking all those who’ve proudly served. 

August 2019 Around Town

All Done with Grace With so many new faces in downtown Loveland, Old Is New Antiques took a turn as well—now known as Forever Grace Designs. Same location, same owners, but with a brand-new focus on custom painting for furniture and cabinets. From rustic wood pieces to original art, this quaint shop may not be packed … Continued

Haven Grey Grand Opening

On May 23, owner Kelly Brannock welcomed us to her sanctuary at the grand opening of her new home decor store, Haven Grey. Located in the heart of Loveland’s downtown square, this chic boutique carries lines you won’t see everywhere—Mer-Sea candles and travel wraps, decorative prayer beads, Sugarboo inspirational signs—finishing touches that turn a house into a stylish home. HavenGrey.com

LMRCA Symmetry Women’s Executive Luncheon

June 6 played host to the Little Miami River Chamber Alliance’s annual Symmetry Women’s Executive Luncheon at Oasis Golf Club. Local ladies were treated to lunch, networking and raffle prizes—plus inspiring talks on how working women can better balance their lives. This year’s speakers included Ann Tabor of Shine by Design and Kate Solomon, FC Cincinnati’s VP of Community Relations.

From Puppies to Penguins

There are 85 million pet owners in the United States. That means 68% of people own at least one pet—animals ranging from dogs to fish to everything in between. All of those pets need food, shelter and love. And although it’s true that it may be easier to show love to a dog or cat than to an aquarium full…

Good Dog

Sampson is a special dog—not just because of his silky short hair, pointed perky ears or oh-so-sweet puppy dog eyes. It’s hard to imagine the abuse he suffered in a cramped crate without food or water. Covered with raw spots, no muscle tone in his rear legs, he weighed only 15 pounds. The veterinarian gave him just days to live.

Kids Helping Kids

Feeling inspired is easy. Acting on that inspiration? That’s the hard part. Most adults have trouble mobilizing their hopes and dreams—it’s even rarer still for children. But Loveland High School twins Alex and Hannah Laman were the exception, co-founding Adopt a Book in the fall of 2011 when they were just 8 years old.