Author Archives: Nikki

Summer camp cancelled? Not anymore, thanks to Walmart.

Summer camp cancelled? Not anymore, thanks to Walmart.

Still trying to find ways to keep the kids entertained (or at least busy) this summer? A new program is here to help from a surprising source: Walmart. Camp by Walmart kicks off today (July 8th) and it’s full of activities for kids to follow along with and celebrity guests, too. The virtual camp is…Read more »

The Highest Paying Jobs Without A College Degree

The Highest Paying Jobs Without A College Degree

Stores have started the whole “back to school” stocking…mini fridges, notebooks, organizational supplies…. If heading off to college isn’t your thing, 24/7 Wall Street has just come out with their list of the Highest Paying Jobs without a College Degree. Workers in some of these jobs can make more than $70,000 a year on average. Many…Read more »

Here’s That Thing We Talked About (June 22)

Growing up, everyone knew the kids who had the “cool” house, and they definitely wanted to be invited over. But what exactly made a house a “cool” house? Well, according to a new survey: Half of respondents say a home that was stocked with good snacks was the true sign of a “cool” house. Other…Read more »

Last Minute Digital Gifts To Get Dad For Father’s Day

Last Minute Digital Gifts To Get Dad For Father’s Day

Father’s Day is today, and while it is definitely more difficult to get dad a gift this year, there are plenty of great last-minute gifts you can send dad digitally. Of course, you can always buy an online gift card or gift certificate, but those aren’t your only options if you’ve waited this long to…Read more »

Best New Cars To Take To A Drive-In

Best New Cars To Take To A Drive-In

Thinking of getting a new ride? May not be a bad time, considering drive-ins are seeing a major resurgence in popularity since it allows folks to have some fun while still saying socially distanced and safe from the coronavirus. (Also, the Garth drive-in show coming to Bellevue.) But how much fun you have could depend…Read more »

What To Watch

What To Watch

For Kids: Not sure how to talk to your kids about racism and everything going on in the world? “Sesame Street” is again here to help. They’re teaming up with CNN for their second town hall to deal with the subject. The hour-long special, “Coming Together: Standing Up to Racism” will air this Saturday (June…Read more »

A Stunning Moment In Lincoln

A Stunning Moment In Lincoln

Protesters and @nestatepatrol kneel for 9 minutes to honor #georgefloyd, #jamesscurlock, #breonnataylor, and countless others who have lost their lives senselessly. #blacklivesmatter Photo courtesy of 1400KLIN’s Jack Mitchell.Read more »

QuaranCuts: Haircut Night In America

QuaranCuts: Haircut Night In America

Feeling a little “overgrown” in lock down? CBS has your back (er, head?) when it comes to quarantine – the network has announced a brand new remotely-produced special airing tomorrow (Friday, May 29) at 8pm ET, “Haircut Night in America.” Hosts Jerry O’Connell and Rebecca Romijn will host the one-hour special, where some of the country’s top hair stylists…Read more »

Summer Readin’ Had Me A Blast

Summer Readin’ Had Me A Blast

Schools out. It was a weird end to the year, to put it lightly. In my house, it doesn’t quite have that summer-break feel, but here we are. Reading to your kids can bring them comfort, make them laugh, or provide an escape. And now more than ever, that’s what our children need. If you’re…Read more »