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Find the Ultimate Omaha Bucket List

Find the Ultimate Omaha Bucket List

(I was provided with an advanced copy. Any opinions are 100% my own.) Wondering what there is to do in Omaha? Traveling to Omaha with kids and want family-friendly things to do? Planning a couples getaway and want more adult things to do in Omaha? […]

9 Reasons to Try McALISTER’S Deli in Council Bluffs

9 Reasons to Try McALISTER’S Deli in Council Bluffs

McALISTER’S Deli in Council Bluffs opens on Friday, April 13th! Forget black cats and walking under ladders. This Friday the 13th is all about sweet tea, spuds, and a new delicious place to eat in town. I got the opportunity to check out McALISTER’S Deli […]

6 Iowa Beer Trails You Must Experience

6 Iowa Beer Trails You Must Experience

I recently shared 8 Iowa Wine Trails to sip your way through and now it’s time for a beer! There are 6 Iowa Beer Trails you must experience if you enjoy a delicious lager and ale. These beer trails across Iowa hit all points of the […]

8 Iowa Wine Trails You Must Experience

8 Iowa Wine Trails You Must Experience

We’re no Napa or Sonoma but Iowa has no shortage of wineries and vineyards. Add to the gorgeous scenic views and you have yourself 8 Iowa Wine Trails you must experience if you love wine. Plan a romantic getaway or a girls trip that will […]

Family Fun with Hy-Vee Cooking Classes

Family Fun with Hy-Vee Cooking Classes

The twins and I recently had some family fun with Hy-Vee Cooking Classes and I can’t wait for the classes in April with my older son! I’d been wanting to try one out for awhile but schedules never worked out. This month they finally did and […]

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 […]