April 24, 2017

Old School Omaha: Gorat’s Steakhouse

Kim’s Note: While working on a book about Omaha restaurants that have closed, I started to notice a trend about the more recently shuttered spots. I hadn’t dined at nearly all the ones that were still open in recent years. And I missed out on some gems. So I’ve decided to make it a goal to visit Omaha’s oldest restaurants before any more shut down before I’ve had a chance to sample their … [More...]

April 19, 2017

Joslyn Art Museum Summer Camps

My first-grade son has a knack for drawing. His favorite subject in school is art. You bet I’ve signed him up for an art summer camp at Joslyn Art Museum to feed that love of his. I’ve partnered with Joslyn Art Museum to tell you about their fantastic lineup of summer camps because, you guys, they’re great. My son didn’t really want to leave each day and he took so much joy out of … [More...]

April 17, 2017

Strider Bikes Lincoln Race On June 10

I had a bike coach tell me his kids learned to bike using a balance bike. So I followed his lead and got one for my son. Here's how the balance bike works: Little ones learn to balance on a two-wheel balance bike and are able to progress easier to two-wheels with pedals, skipping the whole training wheel headache. That's how it worked with Farley. We're working on getting kid No. 2 to master … [More...]

April 11, 2017

10 Cheap Things To Do In Omaha This Summer

I love a game plan. That's why I usually have a bucket list of activities and trip ideas to keep things fun and interesting throughout summer. But, then there's that pesky budget thing that makes some of the activities improbable. So I have another list of cheap things to do in Omaha. My list was published in Omaha Magazine's Summer Family Guide recently. So check it out and start … [More...]

April 10, 2017

Durham Museum Summer Camps

While on the hunt for the most fun summer camps for my kids, I kept returning to The Durham Museum summer camps list. There are so many to choose from! There are 27 camps there this summer, and they’re all so different from any place else in Omaha. I’ve partnered with The Durham Museum to tell you … [More...]

April 6, 2017

Visiting Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure

Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure in Nebraska City has become such a family favorite, we bought a membership. It’s one of my “Happy Places” that I can return to repeatedly and never get bored. That’s nature for you. We've gone every season, though for this post, I'm sharing mostly summer and fall … [More...]