top tips for managing belize flights
in Getting There, International, Travel Done Well, Travel Tips

Top Tips for Managing Belize Flights

Belize is one of our favorite escapes. We love the people, the food, the beauty, and the fly fishing. It is totally relaxing! Plus, there are so many options for things to do and truly something for everyone. You can have a beach vacation, a jungle retreat, a grand adventure,  just relax, or any combination of it all. But, flying to and around Belize can…

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JINYA Ramen Bar in Omaha
in Good Eats, Omaha, Restaurants

JINYA Ramen Bar Omaha: A Must Visit for Ramen Lovers

With the past runaway success of Omaha’s now defunct Ramen Fest, it’s only natural that ramen lovers would hope for more local shops to get their slurp on. Now serving up delicious ramen, and “a bowl above all others” is JINYA Ramen Bar. This new-to-the-Midwest concept, located near 72nd and Dodge, joins Yoshi Ya and Ika Ramen as Omaha’s ramen restaurant trifecta. While the strip…

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omaha restaurants
in Omaha, Restaurants

Omaha Restaurants 2018: A Year In Review

As the new year begins, let’s reflect on the state of our culinary health citywide in the Omaha restaurant scene. It has been a strong year for new concepts, old favorites moving to different spots, and additional locations for locally-owned gems. But there were also, sadly, a handful of closures. Read on for my thoughts on Omaha restaurants 2018’s changes. I encourage you to get…

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dos and don't for being that aunt
in Kids & Family, That's Life

Do’s and Don’ts for Being “That Aunt”

I consider myself “That Aunt”. I say it all cheery and happy…full of buying my nieces and nephews what they want, allowing them to eat what they want, and most likely saying things that I want.  But, I am pretty sure when my siblings and their spouses say “That Aunt”, they use a different tone… Finding the balance is really hard. There are three of us sisters….

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icelandic sheep on the mountain free range
in Good Eats, International, That's Life, Travel Done Well

The Story of Icelandic Lamb

Where our food comes from is one of the most important things you should know. And not only the where, but also who is producing the food and are they pouring their heart and soul into that production. I have traveled from Kansas to Belize learning about farmers and food production and recently returned from Iceland. I spent a few days learning about meat, fish,…

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