April 22, 2018

8 Great Parks In Omaha

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There was a great Facebook conversation going on about parks in Omaha recently. Everyone has an opinion about parks and what makes them the best: Sand vs. non-sand, themes, variety, location, crowd levels. So I'll chime in below with my favorite parks. This "8 Great" list is the first in the series I'll be doing on the blog with reader input on what to include. Check back for future ones on … [More...]

April 16, 2018

How To Start A Hefty® EnergyBag™ Program Routine In Your Home

Earlier this month, I shared details on the Hefty® EnergyBag™ program. At the same time, I started using them in my own home. Since then, I learned a few things about teaching the whole family what goes in the orange bags. Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Hefty®. All thoughts, opinions, and typos are my own.     Want to start using Hefty® … [More...]

April 15, 2018

What’s TAGG & How Can A Family Use It?

If you've been following me on social media, you may have noticed a post or tweet (or two) about Together A Great Good, or simply, TAGG. TAGG is a local app that helps you easily raise money for causes you support. It's super simple. Here's How TAGG Works: Step One: Download the TAGG app. Step Two: Visit participating businesses and snap a photo of your receipt. Step … [More...]

April 12, 2018

New Family-Friendly Hotel In Lincoln’s Haymarket

When I look for hotels in Lincoln, Neb., I tend to stick to the Haymarket area. I love the cool shops and great restaurants within walking distance from a hotel, and the Haymarket is super close to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus and places like the Lincoln Children's Museum. There's a new family-friendly hotel in Lincoln's Haymarket - Graduate Hotel. Disclosure: I received a … [More...]

April 9, 2018

What To Do In Omaha With Non-Recyclable Plastics

With Earth Day this month, reducing our waste is high on my mind. We finally started recycling our glass this year, but I know there's more my household can do. Last year, I told you all about the Hefty® EnergyBag™ program. It's time to revisit it since they're now even more convenient to … [More...]

April 8, 2018

100 Things To Do In Omaha Challenge

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When my friends, Tim and Lisa, published their first book "100 Things To Do In Omaha Before You Die," Lisa asked how many I've done. As bloggers at The Walking Tourists, they write a lot about Omaha, as do I (obvs). So, I too wondered how many I could check off. Disclosure: This post contains … [More...]