November 27, 2016

Review: Prancer World Premier

Chloe Irwin and puppeteer Shannon Wade in "Prancer," on stage at The Rose through Dec. 23. Photo courtesy MJB Photography

It's holidays in full-gear in Omaha. There are so many theatrical performances to see (check out the list here) that will put you into a Christmas-y mood. One that's a kid-pleaser is "Prancer," now on stage at The Rose. You can WIN tickets at the end of the post, so stick with me. We saw a preview of "Prancer" last week, so here's the low-down: What to expect: - This was a more dramatic … [More...]

November 22, 2016

Huge List Of December Events For Families

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Here is a big list of December events for families to enjoy in Omaha - and so many of the activities are FREE! I've included kid-friendly theater performances, museum exhibits that will appeal to youngsters, and plenty of holiday events to add to the magic this time of year. Have an event to add to the list? Leave a comment and I'll add the event to the list.   Bit of Bronze Holiday … [More...]

November 15, 2016

Omaha’s Huge Holiday Events List

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If you wanted to, you could enjoy holiday events nearly every day through Christmas. From elaborate theatrical productions to special meals with Santa (or penguins), this list has it all.   November Nov. 15-20, “White Christmas,” Orpheum Theater, 409 S. 16th St. Nov. 17, Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Mid-America Center, 1 Arena Way, Council Bluffs, Iowa Nov. 18 through Dec. 23, “A … [More...]

November 7, 2016

Saving Time Grocery Shopping In Omaha

Mom on the run.

Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by Walmart Grocery. I was compensated for using the service and writing about it on the blog. All thoughts and opinions expressed are my own. The week leading up to Thanksgiving is going to be a busy one. Meal planning. Grocery shopping. House cleaning. I add on top of that: Work, book writing, blog writing, and oh yeah, parenting. And because I can't … [More...]

November 1, 2016

Webop Music Class In Omaha

The evening Webop class getting instructions from their teacher, Ms. Susie.

My preschooler loves music--don’t they all at that age? But after eight weeks in Webop music class, Mooch now knows some basic jazz concepts that will help her learn an instrument, write music, or pursue whatever musical goal her heart desires later. About Webop In Omaha Mooch was … [More...]

October 31, 2016

Where To Get The Best Steaks In Omaha

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Omaha sure loves its beef. One of the most frequent questions I heard from visiting performers back in Omaha Performing Arts days was "Where's the best steaks in Omaha?" Glad you asked. I posed the question to local bloggers and here's where the list we came up with. If you're hungry for a good … [More...]