The Holden Agency shares Ohio activities and adventures to try, tips and tricks to make your life easier, fun decorating ideas for the interior and exterior of your home, and the latest gadgets and trends.

This Weekend’s Featured Open House: Luxury in Mansfield’s Stonegate Woods



Class, elegance and style. These three words provide the perfect introduction to this weekend’s featured open house at 669 Old Mill Run in Mansfield.

The team at The Holden Agency invites you to join us for hors d’oeuvres and a tour of this magnificent home this Sunday, May 21st from 12-2pm. Agents Kate Campbell and Jessica Gribben will be your hostesses for the event and available to answer any questions about the property. The event marks the first open house held in the Stonegate Woods neighborhood in over a decade.


By |May 17th, 2017|Categories: Lifestyle, News, THA Magazine|Comments Off on This Weekend’s Featured Open House: Luxury in Mansfield’s Stonegate Woods

Callihan’s Corner Store Celebrates 10 Years!

Callihan’s Corner Store Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary with Hog Roast, Saturday, May 13

Local “everything” store, Callihan’s Corner Store, located in Nova, Ohio just north of Ashland opened in 2007. After completely renovating and rebuilding the old Nova Country Market, Callihan’s operates as a convenience store and gas station. It also offers the community a variety of fresh food selections. Customers can stop in for breakfast sandwiches or sausage and gravy, salads or sandwiches for lunch from the deli and hand dipped ice cream for dessert.

Their anniversary celebration this Saturday will include free food from 12pm until it runs out. Enjoy sandwiches – hog roast and roastbeef, hot dogs, chips, cookies, and beverages. They’ll also have basket raffles with 100% of proceeds going to St. Jude’s and giveaways all day long inside the store.

Callihan’s is a family-owned business, run by Lora Callihan and family, Aunt of Kate Campbell of The Holden Agency. “My Aunt and Uncle have done so much for the Nova community, and it is exciting to see a small business flourish and add value and interest to our small town.”

Congratulations to the Callihan family! Local businesses are integral to our community and we’re excited to see them thrive.
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By |May 12th, 2017|Categories: Lifestyle, News|Comments Off on Callihan’s Corner Store Celebrates 10 Years!

Fine Dining for Valentine’s Day

Treat you and your loved one to a special meal this Valentine’s Day! 

Here’s a list of a few area restaurants that offer delicious food and drinks that are perfect for a night out.


By |February 13th, 2017|Categories: Lifestyle|Comments Off on Fine Dining for Valentine’s Day

Binge-worthy TV Shows on Netflix

Your couch is calling you!

Sunday, January 29th was the 23rd annual Screen Actors Guild Awards which collected Hollywood’s most talented actors in both film and TV. While there are many great movies out there to see, you may not have the chance to get to the theater. BUT, if you’re looking for your next binge-worthy show on Netflix, give one of these winners or nominees from the SAGs a try! 


By |January 31st, 2017|Categories: Lifestyle|Comments Off on Binge-worthy TV Shows on Netflix

Ohio’s Best Indoor Waterparks

Ohio weather allows us to enjoy all four of the seasons, but it’s nice to get a taste of summer activities all year-round, if possible! Plan a trip to one of Ohio’s best indoor waterparks and forget about the cold outside.


By |January 24th, 2017|Categories: Lifestyle|Comments Off on Ohio’s Best Indoor Waterparks

Add Character to a Room with Sliding Barn Doors

Sliding barn doors, whether rustic or modern, add flair to any space.

Adding sliding doors is a great way to create privacy in living spaces or a fun way to finish off a closet. Our property, 3547 Milligan Road in Mansfield, features double sliding barn doors in the living space! Click here to view the property.

We’ve gathered a few ideas to help guide you if you’re considering adding these to your home!


By |January 20th, 2017|Categories: Lifestyle|Comments Off on Add Character to a Room with Sliding Barn Doors

Best Skiing in Ohio

Winter weather can sometimes be a bear to deal with, but it also brings fun activities that can only be enjoyed in the snow! Here’s a list of five Ohio ski resorts that offer something for everyone. Bundle up and get outside!

Be sure to check the snow report of any of these locations before traveling.

Snow Trails, Mansfield, OH
Snow Trails is Ohio’s first ski resort with the highest elevation in the state! Located on the south side of Mansfield, Snow Trails offers 17 trails with a 300ft vertical drop, 6 lifts, 2 conveyor carpets and 4 terrain parks. 80 skiable acres offer trails of all levels. And, if you’d rather not ski, Snow Trails also offers a tubing park with 6 lanes and its own lodge and fire pit. Their tubing lanes are the longest in the state spanning 1,100 feet! Be sure to check out their calendar as they consistently offer special events and live entertainment. 


By |January 10th, 2017|Categories: Lifestyle|Comments Off on Best Skiing in Ohio

New Year’s Resolutions – The Secrets Behind Those Who Keep Them

We’re all reflecting over the past year and thinking about how we are going to make 2017 our best year yet. Many of us make New Year’s resolutions, but how many of us actually achieve them? 

An article from shared “7 Secrets of People Who Keep Their Resolutions“, providing tips from Dr. Paul Marciano, a behavior change expert and psychologist, for setting your goals for the year. (more…)

By |December 30th, 2016|Categories: Lifestyle|Comments Off on New Year’s Resolutions – The Secrets Behind Those Who Keep Them

Ideas for Hosting a New Year’s and Tailgating Party

O – H! With the Buckeyes playing on New Year’s Eve this year, your annual New Year’s Eve party can start earlier and incorporate a tailgating theme to root Ohio State on to a win. Here are some tips for combining the two themes.


By |December 27th, 2016|Categories: Lifestyle|Comments Off on Ideas for Hosting a New Year’s and Tailgating Party

Last Minute Christmas Gifts

Have a few people that you’re just not sure what to buy ? Here are some great last minute gift ideas to help!

Food related gifts always work

A themed gift basket with food is always a winner. Put together a gift basket for a spaghetti dinner, gourmet coffee and a mug for the coffee lover, or buy a couple of weeks of a meal subscription from Blue Apron. The convenience of having everything you need for your morning coffee or to make a meal for the night will definitely be an appreciated gift.


By |December 22nd, 2016|Categories: Lifestyle|Comments Off on Last Minute Christmas Gifts