Midwest Life

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

7 Reasons to Getaway at Lied Lodge in Nebraska City

7 Reasons to Getaway at Lied Lodge in Nebraska City

I can’t believe it took me this long to get out to Nebraska City. I know the Apple Jack Festival is a HUGE deal, and trust me I will be there next year. This visit however, was for a getaway with my husband to Lied […]

Alamo Drafthouse Summer Kids Camp 2017

Alamo Drafthouse Summer Kids Camp 2017

The Alamo Drafthouse Summer Kids Camp is returning for 2017! Simply your local air-conditioned Alamo Drafthouse this summer, and escape on a cinematic adventure with your family. We’re talking kid friendly movies at ridiculously cheap prices, to help us escape that Midwest summer heat we […]

What’s New in Branson for 2017

What’s New in Branson for 2017

I have tons of great memories of Branson, Missouri from childhood. My grandparents lived lived in Galena for a bit, and I we would visit. One summer I stayed for a week and still remember how fun and relaxing it was. Our time was filled […]

What’s New at Honey Creek Resort this Summer

What’s New at Honey Creek Resort this Summer

Warmer weather has been teasing us here in Iowa lately. Does it have you itching to plan a getaway, too? While you are thinking about all those adventures this summer, don’t forget about Iowa’s hidden gem: Honey Creek Resort! You can enjoy some awesome amenities like […]

10 Epic Midwest Theme Parks to Experience

10 Epic Midwest Theme Parks to Experience

Spending the day at a theme park is a great way to have some fun in the summer. Theme parks are great because they tend to cater to all age groups. The whole family can go, you can go with some friends, or just you […]

Delightfully Delicious: 712 in Council Bluffs

Delightfully Delicious: 712 in Council Bluffs

712 used to be just an area code for us. Recently, it became much more than that when 712 in Council Bluffs opened its doors! Using as much locally grown produce and locally-sourced meats as possible, the 712 restaurant + bar is bringing us something […]