July 6, 2015

The 35 Adventure

The 35 Adventure

I turned 35 this month. Aging never really bothered me before, the number itself is no big deal. My 30s have been good to me, actually. Still, I have this nagging thought: More is out there. There’s more to see. More to do. Traveling abroad with the family is a big dream of mine, but if I’m being practical, I know it’s not going to happen within the next 12 months. So I’ve decided to … [More...]

July 2, 2015

Fun Things To Do In Omaha July 3-5


Who’s ready for a weekend full of patriotic fun and fireworks? Here are a few highlights of the fun things to do in Omaha this weekend. You got some fun south, west and north of the metro area - hope something’s near you!   Ralston Independence Day Parade and Celebration When: Friday and Saturday (parade is Saturday at 1 p.m.; fireworks are Saturday at 9:30 p.m. from 72nd and Q … [More...]

June 30, 2015

30+ Fun Things To Do In Omaha This July

Fun Things July

July's my favorite month in Omaha. Mainly because it's my birth month. But a close second is because there's a lot of fun things to do. Here's a rundown of some family-friendly events for you:   Mummy and Me When: July 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Where: Durham Museum, 801 S. 10th St. Cost: $9, adults; $7, seniors; $6 (ages 3-12); FREE (2 and … [More...]

June 29, 2015

Review: ‘Black Day: The Monster Rock Band’

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I don’t often write book reviews, reserving them for really good ones written by local authors. Here’s another one for you all to read: “Black Day: The Monster Rock Band” written by Marcus Sikora, a creative 25-year-old with Down syndrome. I’ve met Marcus before: First, I know his mom, Mardra, who is a fellow blogger. Second, he’s a huge theater fan and since I work at Omaha Performing Arts, … [More...]

June 25, 2015

Fun Things To Do In Omaha June 26-28


I picked three fun things to do in Omaha this weekend that specifically are for kids or have designated an area just for kids. Fun stuff, I say. By the way, there are a lot of free concerts coming up - some that I wanted to include here - but they’re already listed in the weekly e-newsletter. I … [More...]

June 23, 2015

Essential Road Trip Snacks + Giveaway

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My family’s about to go on our first real-deal road trip. We’re hitting the dusty road to Western Nebraska and South Dakota for a week. With two small kids, snacks are a necessity on a daily basis, but when there's an extended car ride involved? They're essential. However, I don’t want to keep … [More...]