Midwest Mom Life

Midwest Mom Life

Enjoying Life in the Midwest

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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 […]

Welcome to Midwest Mom Life

Welcome to Midwest Mom Life

Hi there!  Welcome to Midwest Mom Life and I hope your fun bucket is ready to be filled! I was born, raised, and am still living in Iowa because I truly do love the Midwest. I’ve traveled to every coast and there really is nothing […]

Shady Fun at Prospect Park

Shady Fun at Prospect Park

At the top of the hill on Harrison Street sits Prospect Park in Council Bluffs. Almost entirely surrounded by trees, this shady park is a great escape on a hot summer day. Bring along your own water bottles though, because the water fountain wasn’t working […]

Cool Down at Fairmount Splash Pad and Park

Cool Down at Fairmount Splash Pad and Park

Council Bluffs opened it’s newest water playground two years ago and it’s been a hit with residents. As the weather heats up this summer, cool down at Fairmount Splash Pad and Park! Seeing how many kids loved playing in the mini splash pad at Bayliss […]

Vacation Bible Schools in Council Bluffs for 2017

Vacation Bible Schools in Council Bluffs for 2017

There are lots of Vacation Bible Schools in Council Bluffs this summer. I attended many weeks of VBS during my childhood and always had a lot of fun. Friends, crafts, and lessons about the Lord, best of all it was free for my parents lol! […]

Family Fun at Narrows River Park in Council Bluffs

Family Fun at Narrows River Park in Council Bluffs

Located just off of North 25th Street, Narrows River Park in Council Bluffs, Iowa offers tons of family fun! If you haven’t visited this park before, or recently, I encourage you to plan a trip and pack up a picnic basket. It has a great […]