October 1, 2015

Fun Things To Do In Omaha Oct. 2-4


It’s October? How did that happen?  Everyone else is full steam ahead into fall. Lots of autumn and Halloween themed events going on this weekend (see a massive list on the page 25+ Fun Things To Do In October In Omaha - it's now more like 40+). Want my picks, though? There’s a little bit ‘o Minion, a little bit ‘o culture and a lot of stunning sights to see. Here are three fun things in Omaha … [More...]

September 29, 2015

Bloggers From Omaha No. 5 – Janelle Shank

Simple Chocolate Cake from the Omaha blog, Bakes in Slippers.

Kim’s note: This is the fifth 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. Janelle Shank is a marvel in the kitchen, and if her dishes taste half as … [More...]

September 28, 2015

25+ Fun Things To Do In October In Omaha

Copy of Fun Things June

October in Omaha means pumpkin patches, not-so-spooky haunted houses and events, and a lot of great festivals celebrating chocolate, apples and/or fall colors. Enjoy!   Cobweb Castle: The Not-So-Scary Haunted House When: Oct. 1-31, Tuesdays-Fridays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sundays, 1 to 5 p.m. Where: Omaha Children's Museum, 500 S. 20th St. Cost: … [More...]

September 23, 2015

Fun Things To Do In Omaha Sept. 25-27


It’s the first weekend of fall - so let’s pick some outdoor activities, shall we? For this weekend’s picks, I picked fun things to do in Omaha (or nearby) that are active, arty and alpaca-y. It’s a word. National Alpaca Farm Day Open House When: Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Where: 7016 County Road 39, Fort Calhoun, Neb. Why: When else will you your kids get up close to an … [More...]

September 21, 2015

Camping At Branched Oak In Nebraska

LIebers Pointe Beach at Branched Oak southeastern Nebraska.

I recently found a beach getaway that’s about an hour drive from Omaha (and by beach, I mean sand lake). It took until me the end of summer to discover it - and even longer to tell you about it. Sorry. Just tuck this little post in the back your mind for Summer 2016. My family recently camped at … [More...]

September 16, 2015

Fun Things To Do In Omaha Sept. 18-20

walk for wishes

If the weather cooperates, there's a lot of outdoor events I'd like to get to this weekend. And if it does rain on our figurative parade, I included an indoor option. If you don't have any plans, here are a few fun things to do in Omaha to help you start planning:   "Back to the Future,” … [More...]