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7 Ways To Make Thanksgiving Memorable (And Safe) This Year

Thanksgiving is shaping up to be memorable, no doubt about it. We’re faced with a choice of being disappointed about current circumstances or making an effort to choose our mindset, and this year, I’m determined to make this a happy (albeit weird) Thanksgiving. I’m dreaming up unique ways to celebrate Thanksgiving that are both socially …

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12 Outdoor Holiday Lights Shows, Drive-Thrus & More In Omaha

No doubt about it, Christmas looks different in 2020. There are a ton of events planned, most with significant changes to reflect social distancing & mask requirements. But if you’re looking solely for outdoor holiday events in Omaha, this is the list for you. Holiday Lights Festival Lighting Display – North Omaha When: Nov. 20 …

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Travel Dinners & Snack Subscription Boxes: How We Revived Family Nights

Travel these days has been – how should I put it? – non-existent. But, if you’re like my family, you’ve craved a change of scenery, a change of experiences. So we created the next best thing: Travel dinners (with a box of treats for dessert). Here’s how we do it. Disclosure: This post includes affiliate …

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Everything You Need To Know About Omaha’s Little Bohemia

South Omaha has long been the melting pot of the area, with immigrants settling in Omaha, Neb., from eastern Europe, Ireland, Germany, and Latin America, in addition to others. In the mid-1880s, Czech immigrants coming to Omaha eventually created a community along 13th Street that became known as Little Bohemia. Businesses, restaurants, and bars sprouted …

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8 Places To Go To Appreciate Omaha Railroad History

With its railroad history dating back to the early 1860s, would you be surprised to learn that Omaha wasn’t the original choice to serve as the eastern terminus of the first transcontinental railroad? President Abraham Lincoln chose Council Bluffs, Iowa, as the eastern edge of the railroad. But, local leaders didn’t want to construct a …

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19 Places In Omaha To Buy Premade Thanksgiving Meals

Celebrating Thanksgiving with family is still up in the air, but I’m already thinking about a Plan B. What if we can’t get together? Do I make a whole turkey? And I can’t bake. What are we going to do? Order takeout food? Yes. Maybe. I don’t know. 2020 is just too flipping weird. But, …

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