Midwest Life

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 […]

6 Things That Will Happen on the Showboat Branson Belle Dinner Cruise

6 Things That Will Happen on the Showboat Branson Belle Dinner Cruise

As a Blogging Branson Ambassador, I was provided with a complimentary experience aboard the Showboat Branson Belle Dinner Cruise. Any opinions are 100% my own.   Have you ever been on a dinner cruise? This was my first time doing something on a boat other than fishing […]

Awaken All Five Senses with An Old Time Christmas at Silver Dollar City

Awaken All Five Senses with An Old Time Christmas at Silver Dollar City

As Blogging Branson Ambassador I was invited to awaken all five senses at An Old Time Christmas at Silver Dollar City during an Ozark Mountain Christmas press trip. Any opinions are 100% my own.  If I could live somewhere for the entire holiday season it […]

Have Yourself A Merry Little Ozark Mountain Christmas

Have Yourself A Merry Little Ozark Mountain Christmas

I spent a few days last week in Branson, Missouri to enjoy a merry little Ozark Mountain Christmas. I’m pretty sure Mrs. Claus stopped by and sprinkled cheer all around before I got there because let me tell ya. Christmas, Christmas, and more Christmas everywhere I […]

Monster’s Masquerade at Omaha Children’s Museum

Monster’s Masquerade at Omaha Children’s Museum

Grab your little ghouls, goblins, and witches for the Monster’s Masquerade at Omaha Children’s Museum! This family-friendly costume ball is the first of its kind at OCM. Get ready for a night filled with playtime, live music, dancing, and oodles of monster-themed fun! (We were provided with […]

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 […]

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 […]