Christmas Eve!

Merry Christmas Eve! Michael and I are enjoying Christmas time in our cozy apartment.  We’ve been watching all the classic Christmas movies, drinking hot chocolate (well, Michael has been drinking hot chocolate; I’ve been sipping Bailey’s, yum!), eating homemade Christmas cookies and Stollen (courtesy of my sister, Christina, and her husband, Casey), perusing old Christmas… Continue reading Christmas Eve!



I never thought I’d be writing a blog post about a gas station, but we have found an amazing chain of gas stations up here called United Dairy Farmers, or simply UDF.  They really are incredible!  UDF has over 200 convenience store locations in Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana.  Carl Lindner and his children started the… Continue reading UDF


House hunters: Fairfield Township

Michael and I stumbled upon an amazing house while we were driving around Fairfield Township yesterday.  Fairfield Township is a suburb located about 20 miles north of Cincinnati.  The township was started in 1803, and it is bordered on the west by the Great Miami River, a tributary of the Ohio River.  Driving through Fairfield,… Continue reading House hunters: Fairfield Township


House hunters

Michael and I have been driving around Cincinnati looking at houses for about a week. Our house hunting adventures allow us to explore the different cities, townships, villages, and counties that surround Cincinnati.  The suburbs are structured very differently here than in Texas.  In Texas, Houston and San Antonio have large downtown areas and miles and… Continue reading House hunters