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Stephanie Dail

Oh my goodness!  The Book Loft is a book lover’s dream come true!  Thirty-two rooms full of books!  Really, what more is …

June 20, 2018

The Eagle – Short North During our Columbus, OH road trip Sydney and I got to go behind the scenes with a …

June 17, 2018

Wow!  What a neat history this bakery has.  I love the Behind the Scenes interviews with places full of history and neat …

June 14, 2018

During our road trip to Columbus, OH Sydney and I stayed at the 50 Lincoln Short North Bed and Breakfast.  It is …

June 12, 2018

This is one of my husband Jim’s favorite recipes! The great thing for me is that it is super easy to make. …

June 8, 2018

This is hands down our favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe. That being said, this next sentence is what makes these cookies our …

June 7, 2018

For those of you who follow us regularly know that two of my very favorite things in life are coffee and chocolate!  …

June 5, 2018

The Flying Pig We made a few stops into some pretty neat places while in Oklahoma and we wanted to share them …

June 4, 2018

Who doesn’t love a good road trip?  And, what is a road trip without good food?  Hmmm…can’t even imagine!Fortunately, we found a …

June 1, 2018

Even though Tulsa, OK isn’t what many would consider small town, it has a lot of small businesses.  We love featuring small …

May 31, 2018

This is one of those really fun articles to write because the history of the restaurant is present in everything that Savoy …

May 30, 2018

We had such a great time on our Small Town Living USA road trip!  Tulsa, OK and surrounding areas was our destination …

May 29, 2018

Sydney and I went to our first ever food truck rally at the fairgrounds in Miami County, Ohio.  So much fun!  This …

May 27, 2018

One of the many neat things Sydney and I get to do is meet with people who are making their dreams come …

May 26, 2018

We didn’t have much time in Arkansas, but we did manage to squeeze in a few great stops!  We really need to …

May 24, 2018

What a fun and awesome learning experience we had at Fresh Harvest!  The owners of Fresh Harvest, Troy Johnson and Steve Ketchersid, …

May 22, 2018

Wow, seriously, we had no idea you could pack so much into one little store.  The Soap Stop & Body Shop in …

May 21, 2018

Disclaimer: We were provided with a free stay in return for our honest review. All thoughts and opinions expressed herein are our …

May 17, 2018

Sydney and I had such a great time visiting Rollies in Marysville, OH.  What a fun and unique ice cream shop!  We …

May 16, 2018

This is probably going to be one of my favorite articles ever!  This is because The Neighborhood Nest is touching people’s lives …

May 14, 2018

Sydney and I got to go Behind the Scenes with Benny’s Pizza.  If you love pizza like we do, then you have …

May 11, 2018

Who doesn’t love popcorn?  Well, you would really be in love with popcorn if you sampled some Poppin’ Off Gourmet Popcorn.  We …

May 9, 2018

Sydney and I had a really nice time visiting with Mark & Amy McGraw from Artistic Earth Pottery.  The pottery shop was …

May 3, 2018

With Spring finally arriving we wanted to share with you a favorite lemon pound cake recipe.  The aroma as this cake …

April 30, 2018

Sydney and I have something completely different for you today.  We went behind the scenes with Amy Zumberger of Ask Amy Home …

April 26, 2018

Disclaimer:  We were provided with a free product in return for our honest review.  All thoughts and opinions expressed herein are our …

April 25, 2018

Sydney and I are so excited about our first ever blogging award!  Small Town Living USA was nominated by Grits & …

April 23, 2018

We had a really nice visit at Lunch at 4 W Main in Troy, OH.  It sounds like this would be a …

April 20, 2018

We visited somewhere completely different and off our normal path.  We went to a salt spa.  Wow, it was so neat and …

April 13, 2018

This visit would be a dream come true for any child!  We got to go behind the scenes (or at least behind …

April 11, 2018

This recipe is so amazing.  The cookies are pretty and all crinkly on the top as well as tasting really good! Ingredients: …

April 9, 2018

Sydney and I had the most enjoyable and delicious visit to Six Hundred Downtown in Bellefontaine, OH.  Six Hundred Downtown is the …

April 6, 2018

We decided to try taking Jim (my father-in-law) to the movies.  He and Monika (my mother-in-law) always used to go to the …

April 3, 2018

Sydney and I had an amazing time learning about the floral business.  Neither of us have much of a green thumb, so …

April 2, 2018

Do Sydney and I have a treat for you!  We had the great fortune to get to meet and learn about Ashley’s …

March 31, 2018

Sydney and I had the most amazing opportunity to get a personal tour of Dorothy Lane Market in Oakwood, OH.  The store …

March 29, 2018

Growing up we always had a go-to recipe that we used for oatmeal cookies.  It is a family favorite that we make …

March 19, 2018

While we were waiting for Bentley (our standard poodle) to get groomed the other day, we hung out at The Spotted Cow …

March 15, 2018

We were invited back to Marie’s Candies to see their amazing Easter display.  Seriously, spring has sprung in West Liberty, Ohio! Rebecca …

March 9, 2018

Sydney and I have been spending some time learning about activities to do with Jim (my father-in-law and her grandpa) who has …

March 7, 2018

I absolutely love old cookbooks and recipe cards!  The recipes on paper or recipe cards are my very favorite.  I love the …

March 5, 2018

What a wonderful Saturday afternoon we spent at Hafle Winery!   We had a wine tasting and behind the scenes look at this …

March 2, 2018

I want to give a huge shout out to the Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott (Columbus, OSU)!  They do it right! …

February 28, 2018

Sydney and I love shopping, probably no surprise there!  It doesn’t matter for what, we love to shop.  Clothes, home decor, kitchen …

February 26, 2018

Sydney and I had lunch at this really neat pub & grill out in the country.  It is called Mad River Farm …

February 19, 2018

I am one of those people who is always wanting to share what I have just found with the people around me.  …

February 16, 2018

Sydney and I had a blast touring Bada Bing Pizzeria!  It is always so amazing to me what goes on, behind the …

February 5, 2018

By now, most of you know that I have a love for everything chocolate and coffee.  Well…..Sydney and I had a chance …

February 2, 2018

Ok, let’s take a moment and get real.  We all have that thing we love from the past.  Whether it is from …

January 31, 2018

I so love it when I think I know exactly how my day is going to turn out, it doesn’t go that …

January 29, 2018

Many people are amazed when they find out that Sydney and Mason were homeschooled for a large part of their schooling life.  …

January 25, 2018

Hey there!  This week has been Mexican week at our house.  Mexican week must always have homemade salsa, always!  As with most …

January 24, 2018

I love sharing with you old favorites and new finds in the planner world .  The Happy Planner truly does make me …

January 23, 2018

I finally put together a Bucket List.  I have always had a mental one in my head, but I had never put …

January 22, 2018

Good morning!  I am sitting here at The Depot as I am writing today’s blog post and enjoying a Milkyway Latte (milk …

January 17, 2018

Alzheimer’s disease is so amazingly hard!  It is one of those things that I could try and describe to you, but to …

January 16, 2018

I love to read!  Today is one of those perfect reading days.  It is really dumping snow here in Ohio this morning …

January 15, 2018

Watch our video on how to get some amazing bakery style muffins from a box muffin mix!!       If you …

January 12, 2018

As I was dusting this morning, I realized that our photographs are really getting old.  We need some new ones!  Even the …

January 11, 2018

As I am sitting here mentally running through my busy day, I am reminded that I need to take some time out …

January 10, 2018

I am an unashamed, self-proclaimed planner addict (Sydney is too, but don’t tell her I told you)!  I love any and all …

January 9, 2018

Hey there!  This past weekend we went to Wilmington, OH.   What a neat town!  Other than the cold temps outside, we had …

January 8, 2018

Good afternoon!  We did a photo shoot this morning at Kiser Lake State Park outside of St. Paris, OH.  Not nearly as …

January 4, 2018

This recipe is so easy to make, that it is almost embarrassing to post it.  We do tackle more difficult and time-consuming …

January 3, 2018

Good morning!!  It is a blustery -13 degrees here in Ohio this very early morning!!  Why is it always on the days …

January 2, 2018

Happy New Year!! I love the start of a new year.  So many endless possibilities, opportunities, and adventures await us.  I have …

January 1, 2018

Hi!  This is Sydney (daughter)!  I am following up on Mom’s previous post.  We want you all to get to know us …

December 1, 2017

Hi!!  This is our first blog ever.  We are so excited to start sharing our life ventures with you!! Sydney and I …

December 1, 2017
Stephanie, Author at Small Town Living USA