I have been going to visit my Mom’s family in Ohio my entire life. And for all the years I’ve been going we have driven past a sign advertising Grandpa’s Cheesebarn but when we are on the way to Vandalia we don’t want to stop and on the way home we come through this particular part of Ohio around 8 am. So they aren’t open. Well the Brother had a job interview in Mansfield, Ohio and we drove past the Cheesebarn again and this time we decided we were going to stop.
To say that we weren’t disappointed would be putting it lightly! SO MUCH CHEESE and there was chocolate shop. To say that I gave them ALL my money would be putting it lightly.
There was something wildly charming about the kind staff, lovely food, whimsy decorations, cafe menu and the wonderful old fashioned register. I am sad that the 84 year old Grandpa (who still runs the show) wasn’t there the day we were. He was at the second location.
On the way to Mansfield The Brother and I met one of my Weight Watcher friends. Ms. Pokey is pretty spectacular and it was such fun to catch up with her and have some Cracker Barrel. I may have gotten a 70% off purse because shopping.
As always the Brother and I had a great roadtrip even if the weather wasn’t great on the way home.