April 2, 2017

Visiting The Western Historic Trails Center

The Western Historic Trails Center in Council Bluffs is one of those notable historic landmarks within a few miles of Omaha that you know you ought to visit at least once, but you probably haven’t. At least, that was my family’s case until recently.   One unseasonably warm winter … [More...]

March 30, 2017

Watching The Total Solar Eclipse In Nebraska

Unless you’ve been on a social media break or you live under a rock, you’ve heard about the total solar eclipse this summer (Aug. 21, 2017). And the bigger news for Nebraska is that the path of this eclipse passes through it.   Why is a total solar eclipse big news? A solar eclipse is a … [More...]

March 27, 2017

Where To Find The Best Chocolate In Omaha

Chocolate wouldn’t be the first thing I associate with Omaha’s food scene, but let’s change that today. Omaha has some pastry chefs out there with mad skills. And chocolatiers. And ice cream makers. I asked readers on my Facebook page and friends from the Omaha Foodies Group  to share their … [More...]

March 23, 2017

My Favorite Disney Off-Day Ideas

If you’re spending more than one day at a park at Walt Disney World, you’re going to need an off-day. For me, a Disney off-day needs to be not-at-all related to Disney, so I wasn’t interested in the nearby putt-putt offerings, the Disney water parks, or Disney Springs. When I need a Disney break, … [More...]

March 20, 2017

50+ Amazing April Events For Families In Omaha

April in Omaha. There's kid-friendly theater, tons of Easter egg hunts, and a special events at museums - like family nights and weekends with FREE admission. Read on to see all the fun events for families in Omaha this April: * To add an event to this list, please email me at ohmyomaha (at) … [More...]

March 15, 2017

My Wichita Bucket List

I’m taking the family to Wichita this spring, and as usual, I have a big ol’ list of things to do, places to see, and food to eat. Here’s my Wichita bucket list, if time and money were not an issue:   See the Keeper of the Plains There’s a giant statue along the Big and Little Arkansas … [More...]