November 27, 2015

5 Reasons To See The Wizard Of Oz In Omaha

"The Wizard of Oz" will run at Omaha's Orpheum Theater December 8-13, 2015. Photo by Luk Monsaert

Since its premiere in 1939, “The Wizard of Oz” has enchanted generations of children - mine included. So I was pretty excited when I heard the North American touring production of “The Wizard of Oz” was coming to Omaha’s Orpheum Theater. It opens Dec. 8, and I'm taking my family to it! Omaha Performing Arts invited me and some fellow bloggers to write about our favorite scenes from the … [More...]

November 25, 2015

Fun Things To Do In Omaha Nov. 27-29

Santa's Magic at Omaha Children's Museum

Anyone else have an extra-long weekend? I feel like dancing, I love these four-day weekends. I usually work on Black Friday, but not this year, my friends. This year, I’m cleaning the house. Jealous? I bet. When I’m done cleaning, there’s a lot to do around town. Tons. It seems half the things on the “85+ Ways To Enjoy The Holidays In Omaha” post start this weekend (including one of my … [More...]

November 24, 2015

Bloggers From Omaha – Nicole McDonald

Nicole is the mom behind the popular Omaha blog on saving money, Mom Saves Money.

Kim’s note: This is the 13th installment in a series introducing different voices from around Omaha. Each week Whenever I can, I’ll introduce a different Omaha blogger, what his or her blog is all about, and since I love getting recommendations as much as I love giving them, I’ve asked each person to share some Omaha tips. If you shop in Omaha, and hate paying full price for anything, Nicole is a … [More...]

November 23, 2015

Exploring The Central Florida Zoo

Central Florida Zoo collage

Central Florida Zoo and Botanical Gardens offers a relaxed kid-centric outing to families visiting the Orlando area. Located about 20 miles north of Orlando in Sanford, Florida, the zoo is smaller than what we’re used to in Omaha, but offers some hands-on and fun activities we don’t have. We visited during a recent weekend getaway hosted by Seminole County, Florida. As luck would have it, … [More...]

November 19, 2015

46 Holiday Events At Omaha Libraries + Giveaway

Not Very Merry Cover (1)

Books play a big part in my Christmas plans each year: 1. My kids get a new Christmas book each year during the 12 Days of Christmas (which I notoriously overplan) 2. We always plan a stop at the Main Library for story time and cookie making during the Wells Fargo Family Festival How about … [More...]

November 19, 2015

Fun Things To Do In Omaha Nov. 20-22


Check it out: It's mid-November and not a single pick from this week's "fun things to do in Omaha" mentions holidays/Santa/Christmas. Next week shall be different. Enjoy!   Omaha Lancers Mommy & Minion Night When: Friday, 7:05 p.m. Where: Ralston Arena, 7300 Q St., Ralston, … [More...]