Don't be so quick to forget who we are. Do you not remember last year at this very time what Nebraska was up against? We are Nebraska Strong. We are Nebraska Nice. With recent events keeping us all at a distance, I hope...
The holidays are now (dare I say finally?) in our rearview mirror.  Don’t misunderstand me, I love the holiday season. I cherish time spent with our family, the traditions shared, and, of course, the delicious food.  Yet, when it’s...
Why Create Family Traditions? An important part of parenthood for me was creating memories and building our own family traditions. I remember purchasing our first home—my vision of my future children coming down the stairs to gifts under the Christmas...
  The smell of freshly baked sweet dinner rolls makes my house feel like home. There is something about it!  Sweet dinner rolls are sweet, yeasty, and savory all at once. In my adult life, I endeavored to cook for my...
Guess what y'all?! American Football Day is an actual thing... and it’s HERE! American Football Day is annually observed on November 5th. It celebrates one of the United States' most popular sports: football. American Football Day also marks the midpoint of...
My family loves apples! This time of year is full of inspiration for wonderful, delicious apple treats. Here is a healthier “caramel” apple recipe, in which the main ingredient of the “caramel” is figs or dates. So yummy, super easy,...
The average American sends 4.4 pounds of trash to the landfills every single day. Only 9 percent of waste is recycled. There are many manageable steps moms can take to slow down this plastic pileup. The zero-waste movement is gaining...
I could eat tacos all day, every day. Everyone can picture their favorite taco. For me, there is nothing better than a crispy flour tortilla filled with spicy ground beef, jalapeños, and corn salsa with white queso cheese...
When does fall begin for you? When sweaters are added back into your clothing rotation? Perhaps it’s when the familiar trees around you start to change color? What about when your kids finally decide on a Halloween costume (and...
I've been binging The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, and it has inspired me...it is time to bust out Grandma's brisket recipe and bring back the dinner party! Once upon a time, in mid-century America, dinner parties were the social events,...

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