July 24, 2014

Fun Things To Do In Omaha July 25-27


Looks like this weekend, you’ll want to break out your cowboy boots. Here are three fun things to do in Omaha this weekend:   Wild, Wild West Day When: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Where: The Durham, 801 S. 10th St. Why: It’s a fun time for the cowboys and cowgirls in your life. Live music, shootouts, campfire cooking (and tasting), blacksmiths and more. Giddyup (and bring your … [More...]

July 22, 2014

Exploring Indian Cave State Park With Kids

Indian Cave, one of the attractions of this Nebraska state park.

Note: This visit to Indian Cave State Park was part of a full day trip from Omaha. Most of the day was spent in Brownville, which you can read about in yesterday’s post.   Not far from the Missouri border, about 10 miles from Brownville, is the Nebraska attraction, Indian Cave State Park. A little off the beaten path, this gorgeous park is located near the Missouri River and is known … [More...]

July 21, 2014

Visiting Brownville Nebraska With Kids


Seeking a quick escape from the city, I planned a day visiting Brownville, Nebraska, and nearby Indian Cave State Park. Brownville is about 80 miles south of Omaha; an easy drive on Interstate 80 with a short drive west on Highway 136.   Why Brownville with kids? My last visit to the enchanting town was pre-kids, so Mr. Wonderful and I enjoyed a leisurely visit to Whiskey Run Creek … [More...]

July 19, 2014

Bring Worldwide Day Of Play To Omaha


There’s a World Wide Day of Play in September. Did you know there was such a thing? Me neither. Omaha Children’s Museum is trying to get in on some Nickelodeon action in September. You see, each year, one day is chosen and Nickelodeon blacks out their TV station to encourage children to get out and play. Cool idea. To promote that day, the TV station is hitting the road and visiting three … [More...]

July 18, 2014

What I’m Reading July 18

What I've been reading

I’m trying out a new thing each week - sharing what I’ve been reading this week. I throw in a couple of children’s books because I’m also reading those, I just happen to be reading them aloud. Blogs Bakes In Slippers I want to go to there spring mac and cheese - Any time a blogger can … [More...]

July 17, 2014

Fun Things To Do In Omaha July 17-20

The balloon glow in 2013 was worth staying up past bed time.

I’m just going to name this week Navy Week/Bellevue Week. So if you're looking for fun things to do in   Jazz on the Green’s Navy Night When: Tonight, Navy parachute team, the Leap Frogs, land at 5:45 p.m., concert is at 7:30, and fireworks follow the concert Where: Turner Park at … [More...]