2014 Publishing Schedule

2014 Publishing Schedule

Every issue features an eye-catching cover story and photo, complimented by an array of engaging content.



Boomers Today – Life Begins at 50

Cover Story:  Square Dancing Clubs in Northwest Ohio

Companion Article: Single after 50 – Relationships, Online Dating, etc.

•Mike’s Music Corner: Chubby Checker

•Hints for First Time Grandparents

Living Today – Love on the Run/Busy Moms

Cover Story: Keeping Romance Alive While Living a Busy Life

Companion Article: American Heart Association Go Red for Women Campaign – Women and Heart Disease

• Fun Valentine Ideas/ Cards and Crafts

Ad Deadline December 23, 2103  Delivery January 15, 2014



Living Today – The New Green

Cover Story: Jen English, Urban Storm Water Specialist with City of Defiance. A Young Mother Dedicating Herself to Ecology Through Career Choice.

Companion Article: Tree Cities, USA of Northwest Ohio

• Easy Green: Easy Steps Families Can Take to Reduce Their Carbon Footprint.

Ad Deadline January 29
Delivery February 19



Boomers Today – Love of the Game! Sports Edition

Cover Story: Western Southern Tennis Open

Companion Article The Ultimate Baseball Fan

•Tee Time – Tips From Local Golfers/Pro(s)

•Master Gardener – Straw Bale Gardening

Living Today – Meet Me for Coffee?

Cover Story: Wild for Coffee: History of Coffee, Popularity and Social Aspects

Companion Article: World Trade Coffees

• Easter Sunrise

Ad Deadline February 26.
Delivery March 19



Living Today – The Mom Connection

Cover Story:  Writer Brenda Young’s Letter to her Daughters

Companion Article: Mom’s Mistakes

•Capturing Our Memories Digitally

•Front Porch Recipes – For a Mother’s Day Brunch or Passed Down From Mothers, Grandmothers and Aunts

Ad Deadline March 26
Delivery April 16


Boomers Today – T.G.I.F.

Cover Story:  The Guys’ Guide to the Perfect Weekend

Companion Article: Unwinding With Dad/Grandpa

•Mike’s Music Corner: Jimmy Buffet

Living Today – Relay for Life

Cover Story: Relay for Life

Companion Article: Childhood Cancer/Leukemia

Ad Deadline April 30
Delivery May 21



Living Today – Midsummer Ease

Cover Story: Designing Your Own Enchanted Garden

Companion Article: Fairies, Leprechauns & Gnomes -Oh My! Planting Fairy Gardens/Making Fairy Houses.

•Your Front Porch – How to Make it a Relaxing Extension of Your Living Space.

Ad Deadline May 28
Delivery June 18



Boomers Today – “Manning” the Grill

Cover Story: Guys’ Love of the Grill. BBQ Tips and Techniques, Grill Maintenance and Safety

Companion Article: Best Meat/Cut for the Grill

•Favorite RV Destinations, Camping

•Front Porch Recipes: BBQ recipes

Living Today – Back to School

Cover Story: Teacher Mom w/Kids or Mom Who is Going Back to School

Companion Article: Homeschooling

Ad Deadline June 25
Delivery July 16



Living Today – Into the Woods

Cover Story: Where to Find the Colors of Autumn in NW Ohio/State Parks/ Oak Openings, Sidecut, Independence, Goll Woods/ and Scenic Drives

Companion Article: Fall Family Picnic/ Discovering Nature with Children

• Just You and Your Horse

• Preparing for a family portrait

Ad Deadline July 30
Delivery August 20



Boomers Today – First Responders

Cover Story: First Responders Saving Lives

Companion Article: Toledo Firefighters Museum

•Humorous Look at Home Safety

Living Today – Military Mommies

Cover Story: Young Woman with Children Who has Been Deployed /is Still on Active Duty or
Active in Reserves

Companion Article:  A Dad’s Perspective on
Military Service

Ad Deadline August 27
Delivery September 17



Living Today – Modern Family

Cover Story: A Modern/ Blended Family

Companion Article: Autumn/Thanksgiving

• Black Friday

Ad Deadline September 24
Delivery October 15



Boomers Today – A Christmas Story

Cover Story: A Christmas Story Movie and
Museum in Cleveland

Companion Article:  A  Reminiscent  Boomer
Christmas in the 50’s/60’s

Living Today – Great Gifts

Cover Story: Easy, Inexpensive Gift Ideas
for Everyone

Companion Article:  Gifts Money Can’t Buy

•Holiday Nails

Ad Deadline October 29
Delivery November 19



Living Today – Resolution Revolution

Cover Story:  What to do After the Party’s Over – Healthy, Do-Able Tips for Getting in Shape for the Swimsuit Season

Companion Article: Getting Finances, Home, and Office in Shape for the New Year.

Ad Deadline November 26
Delivery December 17

The Front Porch in 2014 5

Because the content in Living Today and Boomers Today are from people and about people who live and work in northwest Ohio, when our readers spoke, we listened. We are offering a new “reader’s digest” look for readers on the run, with shorter stories filling pages that will be sure to entice the reader!

With two of the best and most efficiently distributed, demographically targeted, magazines in Northwest Ohio Front Porch Publishing promises a good read with over 12,500 copies delivered to over 750 distribution points in Northwest Ohio.

New for Living Today will be an ongoing and up-to-date list of local activities such as festivals, concerts, art shows and exhibits, places to go and things to see and do all over northwest Ohio. Boomers will hear the news from publisher in Mike Nix’s Conversations on Mike’s Front Porch.

Look for a new regular feature to be found in Boomers and Living Today: Front Porch Recipes – whether savory or sweet, seasonal or steadfast standby – Front Porch writers and staff share their favorite recipes.