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Get Your Crafty On at Board and Brush in Omaha (even if you’re not crafty!)

Get Your Crafty On at Board and Brush in Omaha (even if you’re not crafty!)

A few nights ago I met The Walking Tourists and Ashley-Nicole out at Board and Brush in Omaha for a blogger event. I love hanging out with friends, creating personalized decor for my home, and sipping on wine while we’re at it. The feelings of […]

7 Reasons to Get Your Slurp on at JINYA Ramen Bar in Omaha

7 Reasons to Get Your Slurp on at JINYA Ramen Bar in Omaha

Are you ready to get your slurp on?! JINYA Ramen Bar in Omaha opened this week on 70th & Dodge and let me tell ya…the Pork Cashu & Kimchee Tacos are everrrrrrrything! My husband and I were invited out to the media night and got […]

15+ Fun Fall Date Ideas in Council Bluffs

15+ Fun Fall Date Ideas in Council Bluffs

Love is in the air, do you feel it too? Fall is my favorite season for a lot of reasons. One of them is fun dates outdoors in the gorgeous weather. These fun fall date ideas in Council Bluffs will help you fill your calendar […]

Halloween Events in Council Bluffs

Halloween Events in Council Bluffs

October is quickly approaching which has fall and Halloween on a lot of our minds! There are several Halloween Events in Council Bluffs to attend this year. Grab the costumes, the candy bags, and enjoy some Halloween fun! I will continue to add to this […]

It’s All About Food, Friends, and Family at McAlister’s Deli (+ New Omaha Location)

It’s All About Food, Friends, and Family at McAlister’s Deli (+ New Omaha Location)

Put your eating pants on because there’s a new McAlister’s Deli in Omaha! Friday, August 31st is the grand opening of McAlister’s Deli in Omaha at 603 South 72nd Street and I was invited to an influencers dinner last night to try out the menu. I’m […]

Best Tips for Taking Kids to Minnehaha Falls

Best Tips for Taking Kids to Minnehaha Falls

While on a couples getaway to Minneapolis in July, my husband and I made a stop at Minnehaha Falls. The weather was perfect for hiking the creek and taking in the beautiful waterfall. The second we arrived we knew we had to bring the kids […]

7 Reasons to Get Into Grinnell Iowa

7 Reasons to Get Into Grinnell Iowa

I recently told you about our stay at Hotel Grinnell in Grinnell, Iowa. It was the first time I had been to the town in almost 25 years and I’m glad we made the trip! Grinnell is named one of the Top Ten Coolest Small […]

Hotel Grinnell: Old School Turned Awesome Hotel

Hotel Grinnell: Old School Turned Awesome Hotel

A few weeks ago my oldest daughter and I spent the weekend in Grinnell, Iowa. I’ll be telling you all about very soon and giving you lots of reasons to get into Grinnell for your next getaway. Today, I wanted to tell you all about […]

Grab a Sip and a Bite at Stay Sweet Nicola’s in Council Bluffs

Grab a Sip and a Bite at Stay Sweet Nicola’s in Council Bluffs

Grab a Sip and a Bite at Stay Sweet Nicola’s in Council Bluffs If you’re looking for somewhere to grab breakfast or a pastry in Council Bluffs, Stay Sweet Nicola’s is one place to go! Located on the corner of 8th and Main Street, you’ll […]

Dusted Charm in Council Bluffs is the Ultimate Rustic Market

Dusted Charm in Council Bluffs is the Ultimate Rustic Market

A store UNlike anywhere else in the city, Dusted Charm in Council Bluffs recently opened its doors near the 100 Block. Located across the street from Broadway United Methodist Church and Subway, but when you step inside the vibe feels more like a shop in […]