July 21, 2017

Harry Potter Events In Omaha

This summer, "Harry Potter" turned 20. It's hard to believe the first book printed 20 years ago, but there you go. We're all old. Anyway, Harry Potter is on everyone's mind. If you're a fan, and you live in Omaha, you're in luck. You can celebrate all things Potter over these next few months. Here are some Harry Potter-themed events in the Omaha metro: Forever Young Family & … [More...]

July 18, 2017

40+ Great Events In August For Families In Omaha

Summer's not over yet! Get and have some fun with the following family-friendly events in August happening all around the Omaha metro area. Looking for FREE movies and concerts this summer? Head over to the post 100+ Free Summer Movies & Concerts. Prefer nature to the crowds at events? Here are 7 Favorite Trails Near Omaha. Neighborhood Night Out When: Aug. 1, 4:30 to 6 … [More...]

July 17, 2017

My Outer Banks Bucket List

We're headed somewhere I've never been to this summer: The Outer Banks of North Carolina. I've never been to that part of the country, so I've been excitedly making a wish list. Let's be honest: Being land-locked in Nebraska, it's tempting to just write "BEACH" and be done with it. However, I've found a lot of fun things to do in OBX. If time and money were no concern, here's a bucket list of … [More...]

July 14, 2017

Lost Restaurants Of Omaha

I’ve written a book, you guys, and it’s about to be published! Here’s the first glimpse of “Lost Restaurants of Omaha,” set to be published by Arcadia Publishing and The History Press on Oct. 30, 2017.  This has been a labor of love for over a year. I’ve interviewed a number of families and friends connected to some of Omaha’s most beloved restaurants; scoured hundreds of newspaper, … [More...]

July 10, 2017

7 Favorite Trails Near Omaha

Stumped on where to go for your next family hike? Here are seven of my family’s favorite trails near Omaha to inspire your next outdoor adventure: Heron Haven Where: Omaha city limits Why: Head here if you want a taste of nature but you’re short on time. This pretty wetland sanctuary in … [More...]

July 3, 2017

Urban Walking Labyrinth In Omaha

My family stumbled upon a map for the Urban Walking Labyrinth at Urban Abbey. Curious thing to find, right? Sounded like an adventure. On a whim, we decided to try it out. Was it a walk full of adventure? Not so much. Did we see things in our own city that we hadn't noticed before? … [More...]