GET TO KNOW TWO LOCAL OHIO PLANTPRENEURS WHO ARE BROADENING REPRESENTATION IN THE WORLD OF AGRICULTURE | Shana Was Here

*This post is in partnership with OHIO FIND IT HERE.  My first exposure to the joys of gardening was right in my backyard. Every spring my mother would plan what that year’s garden would produce. I remember her picking an abundance of tomatoes, squash, peppers, collard greens, okra, and green beans. Sometimes so much that … Continue reading GET TO KNOW TWO LOCAL OHIO PLANTPRENEURS WHO ARE BROADENING REPRESENTATION IN THE WORLD OF AGRICULTURE | Shana Was Here

Sleep in the Trees this Summer at The Cannaley Treehouse Village Plus Tips For a Safe Road Trip Amid COVID 19 | Shana Was Here

*This post is in partnership with OHIO FIND IT HERE. *Thank you Metroparks Toledo for hosting me at the amazing Cannaley Treehouse Village. It’s well into summer and you’re probably tired of looking at your walls. A getaway would be nice. But there’s this pandemic situation that’s still hanging around. Traveling during the summer of … Continue reading Sleep in the Trees this Summer at The Cannaley Treehouse Village Plus Tips For a Safe Road Trip Amid COVID 19 | Shana Was Here

7 BLACK-OWNED BUSINESSES TO SUPPORT IN TOLEDO, Ohio | Shana Was Here

*This post is in partnership with OHIO FIND IT HERE. For the last two weeks, I’ve explored my hometown of Toledo, Ohio by visiting black-owned businesses in the community. Admittedly, most of them were first time experiences. I’ve come to realize I can make a better effort in supporting local black-owned businesses. This post will … Continue reading 7 BLACK-OWNED BUSINESSES TO SUPPORT IN TOLEDO, Ohio | Shana Was Here

Krispy Kreme Now Open in Toledo, Ohio | Shana Was Here

I remember when I moved to Atlanta, back in 1995, having my first Krispy Kreme Doughnut. It was hot and it was delicious. I was an instant fan. I remember my college roommate and I would get off at the West End Marta Station and if that Krispy Kreme Hot Now sign was on, we … Continue reading Krispy Kreme Now Open in Toledo, Ohio | Shana Was Here

Meat Up Mondays at Brim House | Toledo, Ohio | Shana Was Here

Every now and then I get a craving for an amazing burger. A couple weeks ago, I was scrolling through Instagram and caught a IG Story from Brim House advertising their "Meat Up Mondays" special. From 4 pm-6 pm, diners get the Brim Burger and Truffle Fries for only $10! Nice! Also on the special … Continue reading Meat Up Mondays at Brim House | Toledo, Ohio | Shana Was Here