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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 […]

Holiday and Christmas Events in Council Bluffs

Holiday and Christmas Events in Council Bluffs

Let me first say that I am no way trying to rush the holidays with this list of Holiday and Christmas Events in Council Bluffs. I was actually excited when I heard that Target was holding back and giving Thanksgiving it’s time to shine. That […]

Family Fun at Union Pacific Railroad Museum in Council Bluffs

Family Fun at Union Pacific Railroad Museum in Council Bluffs

A recent rainy Saturday was the perfect time for us to finally visit the Union Pacific Railroad Museum in Council Bluffs. As soon as we stepped inside I realized we should have planned this trip sooner. Aside from First Family Friday Nights every month, I […]

Lots of New Fun for Kids at Council Bluffs Public Library

Lots of New Fun for Kids at Council Bluffs Public Library

The twins and I stopped at the library last week to pick up Halloween books. We ended up staying and playing longer than usual because of all the new toys! If you haven’t been in the last few weeks, plan a trip to explore all […]

9 Reasons to Stay at Worlds of Fun Village

9 Reasons to Stay at Worlds of Fun Village

Last weekend we took our daughter and some friends up to Worlds of Fun for her 16th birthday. I looked around at hotels and ended up booking a cabin at Worlds of Fun Village. The second we pulled into the parking spot I knew I […]

Walk the Plank at Pirate Putt Indoor Mini Golf in Council Bluffs

Walk the Plank at Pirate Putt Indoor Mini Golf in Council Bluffs

Okay, in all honestly there is no plank to walk but there is tons of fun to be had at Pirate Putt Indoor Mini Golf in Council Bluffs. It’s been a long time since we’ve had a miniature golf course to play on and I […]

Adventures in History at Museums in Council Bluffs

Adventures in History at Museums in Council Bluffs

How much do you know about your city? Most of us know about the delicious restaurants, stores to shop, and parks to play at. You probably know the present city like the back of your hand. But the history of Council Bluffs? Learn about all […]