February 22, 2018

Siro-A To Perform In Omaha

Never heard of Siro-A? Surely you've heard of "America's Got Talent." This visually stunning group from Japan wowed judges on the 10th season of the show, earning the "Golden Buzzer." And, now they're touring! Omaha Performing Arts is bringing them to Omaha to perform at the Orpheum Theater on March 8. Keep reading for show details AND your chance to win a family four pack of tickets to … [More...]

February 19, 2018

‘Metamorphosis’ At Lauritzen Gardens

An exhibit that's as much about beauty and art as it is about education is now open at Lauritzen Gardens in Omaha. "Metamorphosis: From Reclaimed Plastics to Works of Art" is on display through May 13, 2018. Most exhibit pieces are indoors, making it a perfect destination in the winter. I received complimentary admission to Lauritzen Gardens to share the experience with you. If you've never … [More...]

February 11, 2018

What’s New At Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum

My last visit to┬áStrategic Air Command and Aerospace Museum in Ashland, Neb., was over a year ago to see the new Children's Learning Center, a permanent exhibit that explores aspects of flight and engineering in a super fun way for kids. That was 2016, so it was well overdue for me to see what's new at the museum, especially since there's a kid-friendly exhibit there this winter. If you … [More...]

February 1, 2018

‘Remember Us’ Book Launch {Giveaway}

Based on recent announcements from friends, 2018 is the year of the book launch. I'm happy about this latest announcement - the writing duo Lindsay Blake (friend from Omaha) and Layne Beckner of Ontario have written a fiction book called "Remember Us," and get this - it's based in Nebraska! Lindsay and I go way back to The Daily Nonpareil days. Newspaper pay was so low, I knew my coworkers … [More...]

January 29, 2018

Best Donuts In Omaha

Pettit's Pastry has always been my family's go to for donuts in Omaha. However, I haven't tried every donut shop in Omaha (#lifegoals), so I can't say they're the best donuts in Omaha. But, I've done something far better for my waistline: Polled Facebook. I asked about 10,000 Oh My! Omaha followers* … [More...]

January 24, 2018

Fun Things For Families To Do In February 2018

There's a surprising amount of fun things to do in February, especially if you're looking for family-friendly events. If you're looking for free things things to do in February, browse this list for storytimes, crafting opportunities, and for the hearty folk, a hike. Get out there and explore … [More...]