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Experiences Instead of Things

Experiences Instead of Things

Every year the idea of “experiences instead of things” comes up either between colleagues at work or other friends with kids. Any parent that is interested in adding experiences to their Christmas list for the kids or family this year should definitely start with this list. Take a look at the ideas we came up with. Use them or tweak them to make them your own.

Halloween Books for Kids

Halloween Books for Kids

It’s the season of ghosts and goblins and we are thrilled to share our list of brand-new picture books along with some timeless favorites that are perfect for getting children excited for Halloween! We hope you enjoy these spooktacular booooks as much as we do!

Halloween Snack Mix

Halloween Snack Mix

Halloween is almost here and we’re adding this Spooky Snack Mix from The BakerMama to our shortlist of fun treats to make. It has all the things we love in a holiday snack—sweet, salty, festive and a healthy dose of nostalgia.

Northeast Nebraska Halloween Events

Northeast Nebraska Halloween Events

Most of the towns in Northeast Nebraska all have special Halloween plans for the kids and families coming up throughout the month of October.  Check out our list to see what is happening in your area! 

Spooky Non-Candy Halloween Treats!

Spooky Non-Candy Halloween Treats!

Looking for some candy-free options for Halloween this year? From savory eats to fun toys, here is a shortlist to start with. Find them all on Amazon Prime.

Meet Dr. Chelsie of Creekwood Chiropractic and Dr. Chelsie LLC

Meet Dr. Chelsie of Creekwood Chiropractic and Dr. Chelsie LLC

Dr. Chelsie has always known she wanted to serve others, and now she is doing that in multiple ways: whether it’s helping families through chiropractic care, sharing her knowledge as a childbirth educator, or supporting others on their health, wellness, and fitness journeys.

Maple Pumpkin Pecan Muffins

Maple Pumpkin Pecan Muffins

These Maple Pumpkin Pecan Muffins are full of Fall flavor. Bake up a batch on the weekend to serve all week long as a grab-and-go breakfast! 

Meet Tracee Larson

Meet Tracee Larson

Tracee founded Creatively Seeded in the fall of 2004 and left her part time job in the corporate world in 2015. She continues to grow her business while using the gifts and talents God has given her to help and be a blessing to her clients.

Creamed Corn Pasta with Zucchini & Basil Recipe!

Creamed Corn Pasta with Zucchini & Basil Recipe!

This Creamed Corn Pasta with Zucchini and Basil is the perfect end of summer recipe, packing in all that seasonal produce into a pasta dish that is both kid-friendly and vegetarian.

5 Reasons Moms Should Play Sports

5 Reasons Moms Should Play Sports

As we head into Fall, many of us are signing our kids up for Fall sports—and reminiscing about our own childhood sports careers. What we should be doing? Signing ourselves up, too. Experts say sports aren’t just for kids, and moms especially should stay in the game to have a happier, healthier life.

60 Things to Teach Your Kids Before They Leave the Nest!

60 Things to Teach Your Kids Before They Leave the Nest!

The days may feel endless, but the years are not. Take some time every week to teach them something they’ll need to know when you’re not there. There may even be a few things on this list you can learn together.

Meet Kara Allbaugh

Meet Kara Allbaugh

Kara Allbaugh owns Rival Design in Columbus, Nebraska! She left the corporate world to pursue her dream of being a business owner and started her own design company. She shares about her journey to becoming a business owner, her love for Nebraska and the people here as well as a little about family life.

Meet Olympic Athlete Cat Osterman

Meet Olympic Athlete Cat Osterman

We interviewed Cat about her journey to Tokyo, including becoming a wife and stepmom, her advice for parents raising young athletes, the biggest hurdles at this year’s Olympics, and more.

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