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gaga in texas

lady gaga dallas texas

Remember that Dallas trip from last month? Well I finally got to cash in on my birthday present from Jeff! He surprised me with Lady Gaga tickets and a fun night out with my sister and her husband! It was an absolute blast with a night WAY out of the ordinary for us. I wouldn't consider… Continue Reading →

iowa state fair 2014

iowa state fair 2014

Growing up in Iowa meant no summer was complete without a visit to the State Fair. I was a 4-H kid, so state fair was a pretty big deal :) I can't remember the last time I was able to attend, so when Jeff and I found out that the Warrior Dash coincided with the [...]


warrior dash

warrior dash

On Saturday Jeff and I dropped Eleanor at my parents' house and trekked to Earlham, Iowa for the Warrior Dash. It was not your typical Midwest August day with temps in the 70's and a fine mist - in other words it was PERFECT for a 3.3 mile mud run with 12 obstacles! We arrived [...]

#blogOmaha turns 1

omaha bloggers network

After a busy weekend, I rounded out my Sunday with a 1st birthday celebration for the Omaha Bloggers Network! It's hard to believe that it was only a year ago that a small group of bloggers assembled at Ingredient in Midtown Crossing for some blog talk, networking, and of course... food ;) Now, 1 year [...]

ruby turns 2

dog birthday

Ok, so let me just say that I am a terrible puppy mama. Ruby turned 2 waaaaaaaay back in June, we celebrated in July, and I'm finally getting around to blogging about my sweet pup in August. That's not to say that Ruby isn't a vital part of my life, but somehow time just really [...]

grilled potato planks

This edition of Three Cooks One Kitchen is a new summertime favorite of mine! The three of us are always discussing food (mostly via Facebook chat), but I had never heard of grilled potato planks until Hannah sent over the idea. We immediately knew this would be a GREAT recipe to try during our day [...]


glow run 5k

glow run 5k omaha

Yesterday I posted about how Jeff and I spent our anniversary, but our celebrating didn't stop there! We had not one, but TWO date nights! On Saturday we skipped the wine and headed down to the Louis & Clark landing for the Glow Run 5k. It was a really fun event, but I didn't end up [...]