November 22, 2014

Ugly Sweater Run Giveaway

Sweater run giveaway

Any winter fun run that touts inflatables at the start line, holiday themed stations every mile and hot cocoa at the end is a run that gets my attention. You too? Let’s break out those tacky sweaters - the most unique and 5K coming up this holiday season is The Ugly Sweater Run. It’s coming to Omaha Sunday, Dec. 14,. at 11 a.m. starting from the CenturyLink Center. Come with a sense … [More...]

November 21, 2014

Omaha Symphony Christmas Spectacular Giveaway

Symphony giveaway

A long-running holiday tradition in Omaha is "The Physicians Mutual Omaha Symphony Christmas Spectacular." I saw the "Christmas Spectacular" years ago with friends - it's a large-scale production that goes beyond what you'd expect from an orchestra. Think Santa, elves and reindeer. Think Broadway stars singing and dancing. Think crowd singalongs. And of course, think lush … [More...]

November 20, 2014

Fun Things To Do In Omaha Nov. 21-23

family fun day

This weekend’s theme is “FREE and fun.” If that sounds like your kind of weekend in Omaha, here are three fun things to do:   Ginger Bread House Display When: Friday through Jan. 4. Ribbon cutting for the display is Friday at 11 a.m. Visitor center hours are daily 9 A.M. to 9 P.M. (closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas. The center closes at 4:00 P.M. Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve) Where: … [More...]

November 19, 2014

Amazing Pizza Machine Giveaway

Amazing giveaway

This summer, I was at The Amazing Pizza Machine being all Cool Aunt with my nieces and their friends. We had so much fun, they begged me to stay an hour later than I told their moms we'd be. I was fine staying longer because I was having a blast. Kids AND adults have that much fun there. Now that it's so cold out, I envision Cool Aunts (and Cool Parents) everywhere bringing kids to The … [More...]

November 18, 2014

7 Christmas Shows In Omaha 2014

Christmas shows 2014

As much as I enjoy a great Christmas movie, nothing compares to the magic of seeing a Christmas production on stage. We’re lucky in Omaha - we have a lot of opportunities to see Christmas shows in Omaha - both theatrical and dance:     Going on now     “The … [More...]

November 17, 2014

Review: Radio City Christmas Spectacular

The famous kick line

How many of you have seen “Radio City Christmas Spectacular starring The Rockettes”? It opened on Thursday, and I attended with three generations of my family: My dad, my sister and Farley. (I was there first and foremost for work, but a nice perk of work is being able to attend things like … [More...]