August 1, 2018

Star Wars And The Power Of Costume

One of the most anticipated touring exhibits around is “Star Wars™ and the Power of Costume.” At least, I’ve been excited about it ever since I first heard about the tour launch in the U.S. a few years ago. This exhibit allows you an up-close look at "Star Wars" costumes, and explains the … [More...]

July 30, 2018

Things To Do In Petoskey With Kids

Things to do if you only have one day in Petoskey

If you’ve been to Petoskey or a nearby town, you’ll agree: 24 hours isn’t much time to explore things. I know. Yet, we managed to see quite a bit of loveliness in that short amount of time during our summer road trip through Michigan. Read on to see all the things you can do in Petoskey if your … [More...]

July 27, 2018

Wineries Near Council Bluffs

List of wine trails & wineries near Council Bluffs, Iowa #winery #wine #unleashCB #thisisiowa

Fall is one of my favorite times to explore Council Bluffs and the nearby Loess Hills. When I'm with my kids, we head outdoors for hikes or apple picking. But, if we have a kid-free afternoon, wineries are a fun destination. Here's a list of wineries near Council Bluffs to get you started planning a … [More...]

July 25, 2018

Food Tips For Storm Chasers Games

Fans share tips on what to eat during Omaha Storm Chasers games

There's about one more month left in the 2018 Omaha Storm Chaser anniversary season, so let's talk ballpark food. All I want is a bag of peanuts at the game, so, I asked Storm Chaser fans to share their food tips so you know what to try the next time you're at Werner Park. If you have a favorite … [More...]

July 22, 2018

Detroit Museums For Families

Favorite family-friendly museums in Detroit

Detroit has a rich history and an abundance of family-friendly cultural institutions. Our visit was meant to be a full three days of good food, good music, and world-class museums - I mean, I planned a HUGE Detroit bucket list and everything. And, we did manage to visit several great Detroit museums … [More...]

July 18, 2018

Omaha History Tours By Trolley

Tablet used for the Gritty City tour

This summer, I took my first history tour thanks The Durham Museum. While I'm pretty familiar with Omaha's history as explained through the museum's exhibits, this tour was on a trolley and took us past many of the sites I've only read about (or wrote about). Keep reading - I'm going to share what … [More...]