10 Things To Do In Cleveland This December

10 Things To Do In Cleveland This December

Christmas is here!


The holidays are officially upon us, and no city does Christmas cheer quite like Cleveland. Whether it's going riding the Polar Express in Cuyahoga Falls or visiting the "Christmas Story" house, there's a lot of winter-time activities to do around these neck of the woods.

1. Ride the Polar Express 

A more unconventional way to spend winter: go on a train ride!

2. Go to local stores and Christmas shop

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Not only is Christmas the perfect holiday to spend time with family, it's also the perfect excuse to go shopping! Luckily for us, Ohio has the perfect mix of independent businesses and chains, so you'll be able to find the perfect gift for everyone!

3. Visit the Christmas Story house 

A Christmas Story House

If you're from Ohio, one thing is certain: you watch "A Christmas Story" every year, and if you don't, are you really from Ohio?!

So, why not take a trip downtown and check out the infamous house?!

4. See “Glow!” at Cleveland Botanical Gardens

Now back for this year, the Cleveland Botanical Gardens' has brought back their "winter spectacular" event called GLOW!

5. Go to a hockey game

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If there's one thing Clevelanders does best, it's sports, so why not spend the holiday season watching the Cleveland Monsters?

6. Staying in and watching Christmas movies 

A Year Without A Santa Claus gif

Because why go out when you can stay inside and watch one of those classic stop motion films?

7. Go see the Trans-Siberian Orchestra

If you're wanting to find something that isn't the norm, why not go see the Trans-Siberian Orchestra as they bring their Ghosts Of Christmas Eve event to Quicken Loans Arena on Dec. 30. For further information, and to get your tickets, you can go here!

8. Baking Christmas cookies

Much like number six, who on earth would you want to go outside when you can just stay inside and enjoy the warmth? An even better thing to do is bake some christmas cookies!

9. Go Christmas lights gazing

Christmas Lights

Ohio has some interesting sights when they want to, and there's quite a few places that go all out when it comes to the holidays. If you want to see where the nearest Christmas lights displays are, you can do so by going here!

10. Snowed In 

What better way of spending a night than going to a full evening show with a bunch of amazing bands? Hot Mulligan and Knocked Loose on the same bill? Uh sign us up immediately! The show is Dec. 21 and you can get your tickets here!

What are you most excited to do this month?!

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10 Bible Verses For Thanksgiving

Psalm 34:1

The Thanksgiving season is a time we spend with our loved ones giving thanks for the blessings we are given. Here are 20 Bible verses that remind us of what Thanksgiving is all about:

1) 1 Chronicles 16:34

Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his love endures forever.

2) Colossians 3:15-17

And let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in one body. And be thankful. Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, with thankfulness in your hearts to God. And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.

3) Philippians 4:6

Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.

4) Psalm 30:12

That my glory may sing your praise and not be silent. O Lord my God, I will give thanks to you forever!

5) Isaiah 12:4-5

And you will say in that day: “Give thanks to the Lord, call upon his name, make known his deeds among the peoples, proclaim that his name is exalted. “Sing praises to the Lord, for he has done gloriously; let this be made known in all the earth.

6) Hebrews 12:28-29

Therefore, since we receive a kingdom which cannot be shaken, let us show gratitude, by which we may offer to God an acceptable service with reverence and awe; for our God is a consuming fire.

7) Jonah 2:9

But I will sacrifice to You With the voice of thanksgiving. That which I have vowed I will pay Salvation is from the Lord."

8) 1 Timothy 4:4-5

For everything created by God is good, and nothing is to be rejected, if it is received with gratitude; for it is sanctified by means of the word of God and prayer.

9) Psalm 28:7

The Lord is my strength and my shield; My heart trusts in Him, and I am helped; Therefore my heart exults, And with my song I shall thank Him.

10) Psalm 100:4

Enter His gates with thanksgiving, And His courts with praise. Give thanks to Him; bless His name.

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14 Ways To Show You Love Someone This Valentine's Day

You don't need to use the word love to prove it.


Love means different things to everybody, and on top of that there's a ton of different types of love. You love your favorite food, you love certain hobbies, you love your family, you love your friends, and you love your significant other. Telling your significant other that you love them for the first time can be nerve racking, even if you fully mean it. But when you take a step back and think about it, you've probably told them that you love them already, just without saying those exact words.

You don't need to use the word love to say/prove it, so if you aren't ready to say it yet, if you think it's too soon to say it or the timing just isn't right but you want to make your Valentine feel loved, say and do these 14 things this Valentines day instead.

1. Tell them that they look incredible today.


2. Ask about how their day was.

3. Ask how their family and friends are.

4. Help them with things they need to get done.

5. Surprise them by making their favorite food, or dessert together.

6. Take them out to eat at their favorite restaurant, or any place that they choose.

7. Open doors for them, and pull out their seat.


8. Hold their hand, snuggles, forehead kisses, hand kisses, cheek kisses...okay so just kisses in general.


9. Reassure them with kind words if they are having a tough day or week.

10. Write a love letter about how they make you feel.

11. Bringing them their coffee in the morning, or another one.

12. Tell them that you're proud of them.

13. Telling them to "Drive safely", and "Get home safely."

14. Calling them before bed and letting them know that you had a great day with them.

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