Category Archives: Summer Fun!

Fishin’

While we were visiting Louisiana this summer, the boys got to go fishing with Papa Jeff and Bart.  They were so excited to catch all those fish! They fished in a private lake owned by one of my cousins and … Continue reading

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The Yellow Slide

Alternately titled, “Another sure sign my baby is growing up” We’ve gone to Fremont Splash Station at least once a summer for the past two or three summers.  It’s only about an half hour drive from my house and it’s … Continue reading

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Summer Video Game Rules

Last night I outlined the “summer video game rules” with the boys…the electricity had gone out due a storm rolling in (it was so weird…we’ve only lost power a handful of times the entire seven years we’ve lived here), so … Continue reading

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Summer Bucket List, Omaha 2014

  We made our summer bucket list…finally.  I love making bucket lists…fun things we hope we can do, but it’s not the end of the world if we don’t do every single thing on the list.  It helps me find … Continue reading

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SEA LIFE Kansas City Aquarium, making memories under the sea

Omaha has a pretty amazing zoo with an amazing aquarium.  We love to visit and sit and watch all the colorful fish as they swim by, paying no attention to any of us. We are excited to get to visit … Continue reading

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King’s Pointe Waterpark Resort, Storm Lake, Iowa (Weekend getaway)

To celebrate the beginning of summer (and mark another item off our bucket list!), our family of five headed out to King’s Pointe Waterpark Resort in Storm Lake, Iowa, just 2.5 hours from Omaha….it’s just 2.5 hours from a lot … Continue reading

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Cajun Crawfish Boil…in Nebraska?

Yes, you read that right.  We had a crawfish boil…in Omaha, NE! And they weren’t frozen crawfish, or from China, or some other crazy way to get them, either…they were real LIVE crawfish…flown in from Louisiana just for our little … Continue reading

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