Homaha Because I was born and raised in Omaha, there hasn’t really been a time I haven’t loved my home city. Except for that brief moment in high school when I was taking classes at The Rose Theatre and fantasized about moving to NYC to be a Broadway actress. However, after a two-week stint in […]
We are thrilled to partner with Hefty® EnergyBag™ for this sponsored post.Just a month or so ago, my husband and I began to talk about how we wanted to “up” our recycling game, while reducing the amount of things that end up in our trash can. We are a family who has always had a […]
This post is sponsored by Hefty®.Have you heard about the Hefty® EnergyBag™ program? It is a groundbreaking initiative that collects previously non-recycled plastics at the curbside and converts them into valuable energy resources.
Infertility 101 Did you know that April 22nd kicks off a week long awareness about infertility? I didn’t either, until 13 years ago when my husband and I were declared “infertile” by our doctor. The word infertile literally means, “unable to reproduce.” Other words that come with the term: sterile, barren, unproductive. Words that up […]
We are excited to partner with Ring Patrol for this sponsored post.I’m not sure about you, but nap time at my house is sacred. Since I homeschool elementary aged kids (4 and 6) and I have a crawling older baby, the only time we can really focus is when the baby is napping. Everyone is […]
As spring finally appears in the Midwest, many of us cannot wait to get our kids out of the house and into nature. Nebraska has many fun nature gems for kids to explore. Here are my top four favorite spots to take Henry for a hike. 4 Favorite spots to hike Fontenelle Forest: My number […]
I am not for sure how it happened, but I now have a child old enough to learn to drive. If you have a little one and think, I don’t need to worry about this,–be careful–you blink and they are ready to drive. I am also learning that things have changed a bit since I […]
We are thrilled to partner with Ingredients Delivered for the sponsored post!Ingredients Delivered plans the meals, does the shopping, washes/slices/dices/chops the ingredients, packages the ingredients, and labels the ingredients as well as the instructions in “how to” style. Then, they deliver the meals to your door each week.
Last month, beloved fans and National Public Television celebrated 50 years of Mister Rogers Neighborhood. I don’t know about you, but I grew up watching Mr. Rogers and found comfort in his quiet demeanor and the imaginative Neighborhood of Make Believe. There was this sense that everything had its correct place, daily tasks could be […]
I felt like taking out an ad that read: I want to live more fully and explore the world of motherhood with a few close friends—any takers? Because motherhood can be lonely, I decided to write a letter instead. Hi Nolan’s mom and dad… Scratch that too hetero-normative-you know better, Becka. Maybe it is two […]