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Easter Egg Hunts in Council Bluffs

Easter Egg Hunts in Council Bluffs

Easter is coming around the bunny trail and eggs are being found all over the city! Grab your baskets and mark your calendars for these Easter Egg Hunts in Council Bluffs for 2018! I will add to this list if any more come up, and […]

Ultimate Kids Nights at Council Bluffs Restaurants Guide

Ultimate Kids Nights at Council Bluffs Restaurants Guide

As the family grows, going out to eat can get expensive. As a family of 6, I’ve seen our bill climb over the years and kids eat free or cheap nights are a great way for me to keep eating out affordable. There are lots […]

Ultimate Happy Hours in Council Bluffs Guide

Ultimate Happy Hours in Council Bluffs Guide

Save money on cocktails, beer, wine, and even food with Happy Hours in Council Bluffs! Whether you are planning a night out with your spouse or getting together with friends Happy Hour can help you stretch your dollar further. Plus, it’s a great time to […]

Delicious Brunch, Lunch, and Dinner at Monarch Prime and Bar

Delicious Brunch, Lunch, and Dinner at Monarch Prime and Bar

Head to the corner of South 15th in downtown Omaha for your next date night! Monarch Prime and Bar will have your taste buds dancing with its mouthwatering dry-aging program, deliciously contemporary cocktail menu, and relaxing atmosphere. I was invited to a complimentary blogger dinner […]

Things To Do in Council Bluffs During Winter (Family Edition)

Things To Do in Council Bluffs During Winter (Family Edition)

The kids went back to school today in Council Bluffs. I don’t know about your’s but mine surely needed it. With frigid temperatures, Stir Crazy is in full force around here. If your walls seem to suddenly have kids bouncing off of them here are […]

Omaha Children’s Museum New Year’s Eve Bash + Discount Code

Omaha Children’s Museum New Year’s Eve Bash + Discount Code

Having four kids age 16 and under, it’s not often that we all make it to midnight on New Year’s Eve. Honestly, the last time I remember being awake for the clock to strike the new year was when I was working overnights at the […]

Visit Santa in Council Bluffs and Omaha: Big List of Places!

Visit Santa in Council Bluffs and Omaha: Big List of Places!

I recently shared the Holiday and Christmas Events in Council Bluffs for 2017 and that got me thinking. Where would one find Santa in Council Bluffs in Omaha if they wanted to tell him what’s on their wish list? I began tracking down all the […]

10 Best Colleges and Universities in Iowa

10 Best Colleges and Universities in Iowa

College has been on my mind a lot lately. My oldest is in her sophomore year and with AP classes on her schedule, it’s something we are already thinking about. She doesn’t know where she wants to go yet, even though her dad is hoping […]

Step Back in Time with Lost Restaurants of Omaha

Step Back in Time with Lost Restaurants of Omaha

One of the great things about the blogging world are the bloggers you meet. Some of those bloggers turn out to be really fantastic people that you call friends. Friends that accomplish awesome things and one of them did just that recently. A few years […]

Fun Things to Do in Council Bluffs in November

Fun Things to Do in Council Bluffs in November

There are all sorts of fun events in Council Bluffs as we finish out fall and head into the holiday season. Whether you want a fun date night out with your spouse or a family adventure, there is something for everyone in this list of […]