May 5, 2015

5 Things About Big O Bocce

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I’ve been thinking about getting in some sort of sports league lately. One to be social but maybe a little active. So I joined a bocce ball league. Spoiler alert: My team isn't going to win this league. This year. Didn’t know people played bocce ball in Omaha? And they’re like, our age? There are 70-odd teams in the Big O Bocce … [More...]

May 4, 2015

Going To Columbia Restaurant With Kids

Columbia with kids

When you hear a restaurant is the oldest in the state, you kinda want to check it out, right? They must be doing something right. That’s how I was when I came across Columbia Restaurant in my obsessive thorough research on good places to eat in the Tampa area. It kept coming up on lists, and even mentioned by Chowhound users who never bow down to touristy spots. Named an All-American … [More...]

May 1, 2015

Clearwater Marine Aquarium (Winter’s Home)

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Winter the Dolphin. Say those three words and you’ll get one of two reactions from a kid: An excited smile or a blank stare. Those blank stares? They go away after a kid watches Dolphin Tale. Winter is special and kids know it. There’s something magical and inspiring about Winter. And the Clearwater Marine Aquarium knows it. My family visited the aquarium during our visit to Tampa … [More...]

April 30, 2015

Fun Things To Do In Omaha May 1-3


Lately, it’s been difficult to narrow down the weekend’s events to just three highlights. There’s a ton going on - did you see my May events rundown? My weekend will revolve around what I’m doing Sunday morning: The Lincoln Half-Marathon. If you don’t have plans yet, here are three fun things to do in Omaha this weekend:   Ballet Nebraska Presents “Momentum: International … [More...]

April 30, 2015

That Time On KOIL When I Talked About Hot Shops & Bocce Ball

Someone's letting me chatter on the air!

I've started a weekly segment on "The Bob Bruce Radio Experience" on KOIL 1290 - I'm on now at 4:05 p.m. on Wednesdays. This week, my Wednesday chat started off with a discussion about SAHMs and working moms. We're trying to get people to call in, and well, we got one random caller … [More...]

April 29, 2015

Exciting News From The Neighborhood Offshore + Giveaways


Guess who’s back with another outdoor adventure for you? The Neighborhood. Offshore Outfitter! Remember when I first told you about this great Omaha small business? Omaha’s own outfitter has started a Mommy and Me class series. NBHD’s Moms Loves Groms program helps moms and their kids … [More...]