September 18, 2017

Best Parks In Omaha For Quick & Easy Picnics

Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, INC. and The Coca-Cola Company, all opinions are mine alone. #ServeWithACoke #CollectiveBias   My kids love picnics. Any night is a good night for a picnic--to them, at least. Weekday picnics? Tough. But I have a way to make quick, weekday picnics manageable and easy: Get a picnic meal to go at Hy-Vee and head to the nearest … [More...]

September 13, 2017

Halloween At Nebraska & Iowa Parks

Halloween at Nebraska Parks

There are a lot of city and state parks Halloween events in 2017. Most are appealing for all ages, though if you're looking for some scares, you can find a park for you. I mostly gathered details for fun events near Halloween in Nebraska parks, but included some nearby Iowa park events as well as notable state parks with themed plans. Please note: Most of these parks will require a park permit … [More...]

September 8, 2017

Kids Night On Broadway In Omaha

Every year, Omaha Performing Arts has one show in its Broadway Season that has a Kids Night On Broadway event. This season, the show is “Finding Neverland,” and Kids Night On Broadway is Wednesday, Oct. 11. That’s opening night for the show, so there’s an extra buzz of excitement in the theater. I love Kids Night On Broadway because the premise is all about making Broadway performances … [More...]

September 7, 2017

20+ Things You Must Do This Fall In Nebraska

Here’s everything you could ever want to do in the fall in Nebraska, as well as favorite activities in Iowa for those looking for a day trip. Fall in the heartland is fun. There’s a bounty of good things to eat, pretty places to visit and awesome sites to see. I shared my favorite fall activities, and crowdsourced to fill in what I’m missing. Tips came from the Oh My! Omaha Facebook … [More...]

September 5, 2017

Visiting Grand Ole Opry With Kids

You can't pass through Nashville and not visit Grand Ole Opry. It’s just not done. My family was on our #ohmyepicroadtrip this summer and our path led us through this great Tennessee city and I had one stop, and only one stop, that I insisted we make. Grand Ole Opry.  We did it. With … [More...]

August 31, 2017

Omaha Conservatory of Music’s Class For Young Kids

One thing I’ve discovered through my work at a children’s museum and taking my daughter to a music class for preschoolers: Even the youngest children benefit from music class. The ones that I’ve sat in on are a ton of fun for little ones. So, I was excited to hear about Omaha Conservatory of Music’s … [More...]