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      Holiday Daytime Date Ideas in Cincinnati

      Posted by Alley Dornbach on Dec 6, 2018 5:06:46 PM


      The holidays are here and it’s time to explore Cincinnati. Sometimes it can be difficult to plan dates around this time of year especially in the evenings when the craziness of the holiday kicks in. This holiday season, explore Cincinnati with these festive daytime date ideas that are perfect for kids and kids at heart.

      We have put together a full festive list of daytime date ideas including ice-skating on Fountain Square, penguin meet and greets, ugly Christmas sweater parties, and a beautiful show at the Krohn Conservatory!

      Cincinnati turns into a winter wonderland full of holiday events to attend. So, pick your favorites and enjoy all of the places to explore in Cincinnati on your next date.

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      Topics: Daytime Date, Holiday, Date, Cincinnati

      Holiday Date Night Ideas in Cincinnati

      Posted by Alley Dornbach on Dec 6, 2018 5:05:28 PM


      Now that the holiday season is here, you might have, or make, some extra time for date night adventures in Cincinnati. It is always so much fun to go on dates, especially ones where you and your partner get to do something new and interesting! For most people, the worst part about going on a date is actually planning the night out. This holiday, we have got you covered.

      We have put together a full festive list of date night ideas including Christmas light shows, rocking out to Trans-Siberian classics Orchestra, an ultimate New Year’s Eve party, holiday shows like the Nutcracker, and a night on the town (with music and drinks of course)!

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      Topics: Date Night, Connect Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Christmas

      Holiday TV Guide

      Posted by Alley Dornbach on Dec 4, 2018 2:14:17 PM

      There are so many wonderful movies and shows to watch this holiday season, from channels like Hallmark, Freeform, Lifetime, AMC, and more. 

      Taking inspiration from one of my personal favorite Christmas movies and a quote from everyones favorite elf Buddy, “First we’ll make snow angels for two hours, and then we’ll go ice-skating, and then we’ll eat a whole roll of Toll House cookie dough as fast as we can, and then to finish, we’ll snuggle” and watch all of our favorite holiday movies by the fire. Okay, I added the last part, but Christmas is almost here and I couldn’t be more excited.

      This season, make sure to bring out your warmest sweater, make a cup of hot chocolate, and enjoy some serious holiday magic with the 2018 Holiday TV lineup for your viewing pleasure:

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      Topics: Holiday, Cincinnati Bell, TV, TV Guide, Christmas

      Holiday Shopping with Cincinnati Bell

      Posted by Brianna Cloney on Dec 3, 2018 3:00:00 PM

      Holiday shopping is here; trees, lights, everything drenched in red and green. Parking lots are crazy, Christmas tunes fill every space, and the spirit of giving
      is nestled in all of our hearts.

      Many people have their Christmas shopping rounds, popping from store to store to check off their lists. This year, let Cincinnati Bell take care of some of your holiday shopping needs!

      Check out these sweet Holiday gift ideas you can find at your local Cincinnati Bell:

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      Topics: Christmas, Shopping, Online, Cincinnati Bell, Holiday, Connected Home, CB Rewards, Amazon Prime

      Black Friday & Cyber Monday Tips

      Posted by Alley Dornbach on Nov 21, 2018 1:25:11 PM

      Black Friday is coming up quick and Cyber Monday is following right behind it! It is definitely time to start planning your shopping mission. Black Friday has turned from a single day into a whole saving weekend, and Cincinnati Bell wants to guarantee you are saving the most.

      Get on top of your game with these Black Friday and Cyber Monday tips.

      Research the Deals: Black Friday starts earlier and earlier every year. Make sure you are checking the prices leading up to Black Friday to ensure you are getting the best deal. Keep an eye on the actual sale because online retailers regularly update the prices throughout the event, and sometimes offer deals before Black Friday.

      Shop Strategically: Look up all the ads (print and online) a couple days in advance. It’s important to also prioritize your shopping list to determine what you actually need to buy. Start with your high-priority items and make your way down the list. Pro tip: Pick up a newspaper on Thanksgiving morning at any grocery store or coffee shop. The Thanksgiving Day paper will include ALL of the sale ads.

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      Topics: Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Shopping, Cincinnati Bell, Online, Deals

      Amazon Prime Benefits

      Posted by Alley Dornbach on Nov 20, 2018 4:32:26 PM

      Millions of people worldwide enjoy Amazon Prime every single day. Most people join for the best-known perk of free 2 day shipping, but there are a lot more benefits that you may not even know about. You might be missing out on some really awesome features that come along with your Prime membership!

      If you don’t have Amazon Prime, you should definitely consider adding it to your personal Christmas list. There are all kinds of perks with Amazon Prime for shipping, giving back, photos, shopping, music, deals and rewards.

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      Topics: Amazon Prime, Amazon Alexa Show, Cincinnati Bell, Amazon Prime Benefits, Perks

      Eleven Devices to Enhance Your Home Security this Holiday Season

      Posted by Brianna Cloney on Nov 19, 2018 4:00:00 PM

      The holidays bring sweet treats, joyful music, bright lights, and very often, travel. Traveling can mean anything; be going to see family in a different city, spending hours on hours out holiday shopping, or even just going to a party for a few hours.

      Although holiday travel generally means leaving home for an extended period of time, often to visit family or friends, keeping your home secure while you’re away is important no matter how long you will be gone.

      In today’s day and age, there are a plethora of options used to keep your home secure and protected. Many of these devices are easy to install and managed through your smartphone, so they’ll always be in the palm of your hand.

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      Topics: Cincinnati Bell, Connected Home, security

      10 Thanksgiving Recipes in 30 Minutes or Less

      Posted by Alley Dornbach on Nov 14, 2018 4:59:50 PM

      As soon as November hits, it seems like everyone has Thanksgiving on their mind. After all, it is something special to look forward to. It’s a delightful time of year focused around food, giving thanks, and being with loved ones.

      There is a lot to think about when planning your thanksgiving feast, whether you’re hosting or attending elsewhere. What are you going to serve? How many people are you feeding? How long is all of this cooking going to take?

      No matter how many people you’re cooking for, we understand the time and effort creating a Thanksgiving meal takes. We have put together a list of delicious thanksgiving recipes that take 30 minutes or less to make the whole family will love:

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      Topics: Cincinnati Bell, Thanksgiving, Cooking

      20 Holiday Commands for Amazon Alexa

      Posted by Alley Dornbach on Nov 9, 2018 11:00:00 AM

      It was the season of Christmas,
      When all through your house,
      Not a being was stirring
      not even a computer mouse;
      Alexa was set up in the kitchen with care,
      in hopes that reindeer soon would trot there.
      The children were all excited, happy to ask questions,
      and Alexa could answer all the Santa obsessions…

      Let’s be honest, it’s never too early to get excited about the holiday season; it will be here before you know it and this year you are going to be prepared.

      Amazon’s Alexa is here to spread joy and make life brighter during this holiday season with some pretty festive skills that you might not know about. 

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      Topics: Cincinnati Bell, Amazon Alexa, Holiday

      12 Popular Shows on Netflix & Amazon Prime

      Posted by Brianna Cloney on Nov 2, 2018 4:00:00 PM

      The coming of cooler temperatures and winter months brings the continuous desire to cuddle up under a blanket and binge on TV shows. In addition to some great viewing options like movie packs and premium channels, monthly streaming services are another way to consume TV shows.

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      Topics: Netflix, Amazon Prime, Cincinnati Bell, TV, Fioptics Internet

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