Looking for gifts that give back? Here is a list of where you can find unique gifts that give back to great causes. The Refugee Empowerment Center Located in Omaha, this organization helps resettle refugees by assisting them with living arrangements,...
We usually celebrate Mardi Gras with homemade Jambalaya and homemade King Cake. However, I found a less time consuming version of King Cake you can make with your kids
Our first child was born in January, our second in December. In the delivery room with our second, I told my husband, if we ever decided for a third, maybe we should pick a different month. Even as the...
Christmas Eve 2019. A stressful day that will live in infamy forever in the Hein household. We had finished our first annual family dessert cook-off. Christmas Eve dinner had been devoured. Tim Allen as the Santa Clause joined us...
Flowers are blooming, and it brings me back to my childhood. My mom loves to garden, and her gardens are grand. Every spring and summery Saturday morning, my mama spends some time out in her gardens clipping a few blooms...
If you’ve ever walked into one of the Omaha area’s local bike stores, you may have felt a little overwhelmed with the selection and precision that goes into selecting a bike. It really doesn’t have to be that hard,...
Remember six months ago when we were all decluttering? Yeah, the last thing any of us need to do this holiday season is shop for MORE toys to either angrily step on or throw in the trash.  This holiday season,...
Nebraska summers are hot and humid; there is no denying that. A way to make them even more overheated and fun? Throw on a pregnancy! I got pregnant with my first around labor day and therefore had the wonderful experience of...
Oh, it’s the most wonderful time of the year! It’s a love/hate relationship that all the best holidays happen in a three-month timeframe. They conclude with the start of the New Year so it’s important to celebrate with a...
I’m sure you’ve heard about Jennifer Garner giving her kids a Yes Day each year. Yes Day is a simple concept—you simply say yes to every request the kids make, no matter how silly it may be! I was curious about...

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