September 1, 2018

Halloween In Omaha {Updated With 2019 Events}

After years of adding Halloween events to my monthly events roundups, it's time to just give Halloween its own post. Here's a list of events celebrating Halloween in Omaha including Halloween movies, trunk or treats and free activities involving all-things-pumpkin. Most of these Omaha Halloween activities are kid-friendly, but at the end of the post, I included Halloween bar events and … [More...]

October 16, 2019

Ultimate Mall Of America Guide For Kids

Ask my kids what their favorite part of our Minneapolis weekend and they'll tell you it was the day we spent at Mall of America. Mall of America is a one-stop destination packed with family activities, restaurants and, of course, shopping. Disclosure: Our visit to Minneapolis was hosted by┬áMeet Minneapolis. Some attractions were complimentary, and some we paid for. All thoughts, opinions and … [More...]

October 12, 2019

The Family Show Show You’ll Want to See At The Holland Center

For as long as I've had this blog, I've been cluing you in to the best family shows brought to Omaha by Omaha Performing Arts. I worked there for a few years, and now I'm just a fan. So, here's the next show you've got to see: Scrap Arts Music. Photo courtesy Omaha Performing Arts Scrap Arts Music is a percussive group -- think "making drums out of everything" kind of thing. They'll perform … [More...]

October 7, 2019

14 Best West Omaha Restaurants You Must Try

West Omaha is starting to be the spot for great, locally-owned restaurants. There was a time when I struggled to name one perfect West Omaha restaurant. But now, I've got a list of favorite West Omaha restaurants . Read on for my list of the best restaurants in West Omaha, including those that are great for brunch, a few family-friendly options, and the best restaurants for date night. I … [More...]

October 2, 2019

10+ Best Things To Do In Nebraska City

Every fall, my family joins thousands of others making the short trip to Nebraska City. In the past, this was a day trip for us, but this year, we planned a longer stay to see and do more things. Keep reading to find my list of favorite things to do in Nebraska City, especially in the … [More...]

September 24, 2019

101 Things To Do In Iowa

Iowa is one of my favorite Midwest states to explore because it is full of wonderful outdoor opportunities, great food, and cultural attractions. Plus, Iowa has its fair share of quirky and strange road side attractions! Read to explore Iowa? Here's a list of 101 things to inspire your next … [More...]

September 17, 2019

5 Must-Try Food At Vala’s Pumpkin Patch

A trip to Vala's Pumpkin Patch & Orchard is a family tradition of ours each fall. In addition to picking out pumpkins, feeding the animals and racing each other on carts, we know we're going to eat while there. The food is a big part of the Vala's experience! Disclosure: This post … [More...]