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Doozies in Council Bluffs: Homemade Ice Cream, Burgers, and More!

Doozies in Council Bluffs: Homemade Ice Cream, Burgers, and More!

Have you been out to Doozies in Council Bluffs?! Recently opened at Lake Manawa, Doozies sits in the old ice cream shop on Commanche, caddy-corner from the golf course. After hearing they were scooping up frozen treats and wrapping up delicious eats I had to make […]

16 Fun Things for Teens To Do in Council Bluffs

16 Fun Things for Teens To Do in Council Bluffs

Since childhood, the types of things for kids to do in Council Bluffs have come and gone. Many I’d like to see come back like putt-putting at Cerv’s and watching movies at the Drive-In. While those things are long gone, you can still find fun […]

Pumpkin Patches in Council Bluffs

Pumpkin Patches in Council Bluffs

Council Bluffs Pumpkin Patch Guide Fall is almost here and that means it’s time to plan a visit to local pumpkin patches! For the past seven years or so, we’ve stuck to visiting pumpkin patches in Council Bluffs. We love supporting local businesses and the […]

Fun Things to do in Council Bluffs in September

Fun Things to do in Council Bluffs in September

September is almost here and with it comes fall! That means there are lots of fun things to do in Council Bluffs in September as we celebrate the change of the season. Check out some of the Council Bluffs events going on, including the Annual […]

Celebrate Good Neighbor Day with Bloom Works

Celebrate Good Neighbor Day with Bloom Works

What better way to show your neighbor how wonderful they are than with FREE Flowers! Bloom Works in Council Bluffs is celebrating Good Neighbor Day on September 6th with FREE Flowers. Stop into their shop down on the 100 Block that day and you will […]

Time Traveler at Silver Dollar City: New Roller Coaster is Coming

Time Traveler at Silver Dollar City: New Roller Coaster is Coming

Is time moving forward or backward? The newest roller coaster coming to Silver Dollar City in Branson, Missouri will leave you asking that question! I’ve got all the details for you on the  World’s Fastest, Steepest and Tallest Complete-Circuit Spinning Roller Coaster that will debut […]

7 Reasons to Get Groomed at Sports Clips in Council Bluffs

7 Reasons to Get Groomed at Sports Clips in Council Bluffs

There’s a new place to get haircuts in Council Bluffs, if you are a guy that is! Sports Clips recently opened it’s doors out at Metro Crossing and I took my son there for his recent haircut. I scored a free coupon at Hy-vee one […]

8 Reasons Omaha Children’s Museum Fairytale Ball is a Must Experience

8 Reasons Omaha Children’s Museum Fairytale Ball is a Must Experience

We were provided with complimentary tickets to Omaha Children’s Museum Fairytale Ball. Any opinions are 100% our own. Have you been to Omaha Children’s Museum Fairytale Ball? I attended with my four year old daughter last night, for the first time, and it definitely won’t […]

14 Fall Festivals in Iowa You Must Experience

14 Fall Festivals in Iowa You Must Experience

Autumn is a beautiful season in Iowa, and the entire Midwest! Crisp air moving in and the leaves changing color, making the Loess Hills Scenic Byway even more breathtaking. After a few 100 degree days recently, I won’t lie that I was dreaming about jeans, […]

Things To Do in Council Bluffs This Weekend

Things To Do in Council Bluffs This Weekend

If you are looking for fun things to do in Council Bluffs this weekend, you’ve come to the right place! Grab the family, your spouse, or your friends and plan an adventure in town together! If you know of anything going on this weekend in […]