Misty Barrett

Misty is a Cincinnati, Ohio native along with her husband. They moved to the area in early 2018 after getting married in the late summer of 2017. Having not been to the area before, they dove right in and now call it home. They also have a spunky three-year-old daughter. Misty is a blood cancer survivor, after getting diagnosed while pregnant, and undergoing a stem cell transplant. She enjoys being a stay-at-home mom and a small business owner. You can find her crafting, baking, and creating any fun DIY she can try. She enjoys discovering all things local from food, sites, and beaches with her husband and daughter. A family beach day is always a good day to her! Keep connected with Misty on Instagram @mistbarrett
easy holiday recipes: mini apple pies

Easy Peasy Recipes: Gathering Edition

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A boy wearing a backpack holds a jar of grass with a plastic grasshopper in it.

Show and Tell: 35 Ideas for Early Learners

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A chocolate milkshake dressed up with brownie chunks, whipped cream, and strawberries.

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conversation starters: a mom reaches behind her seat in the car to hand her two small kids a snack

Conversation Starters for After the School Day

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Affirmations: a young child looks up at the words "believe in yourself" written in script on a wall

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easy summer recipes: strawberry chocolate chip cookies

Easy Peasy Recipes: Summer Edition

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Bedtime Reads and Sleepy Zzzs

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World Cancer Day: Motherhood With Cancer

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