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

Taste & Explore: Columbus, Ohio

Last week my daughter and I took a quick trip to Columbus, Ohio. My daughter is a Justice Girl with Heart Ambassador and was invited to take a tour at their retail headquarters. What an amazing facility and staff they have there! It was very cool to get a behind the scenes look at the … Continue reading Taste & Explore: Columbus, Ohio

Taste & Explore: A Travel Guide to Cleveland, Ohio

Last week I traveled with my mother and daughter to Cleveland, Ohio. It was our first road trip of many together.  We were pretty excited to explore the great city of Cleveland. I had contacted Destination Cleveland for an itinerary of things to do during our stay. Their list included various attractions and places to … Continue reading Taste & Explore: A Travel Guide to Cleveland, Ohio

Ohio Love

Today is National Ohio Day and guess who's from this great state? Me!! I was born and raised in the northwest Ohio city of Toledo. Growing up a Buckeye was pretty good. Those winter months were very challenging the older I got though. Ohio can get brutally cold. The weather ultimately ran me out of … Continue reading Ohio Love