Have you tried Capriotti’s yet?

After living in Cedar Rapids, Iowa for a couple of years now, we have figured out the best places to eat in the area and our favorite sandwich shop is Capriotti’s.   Capriotti’s is known for their signature sub The Bobbie®, it’s their best seller and if you haven’t been to Capriotti’s yet, this will make you want to head there right now.The Bobbie® is a sub made with homemade turkey, cranberry sauce, stuffing, and mayo. It’s like the day {Read More}

Enjoy a Family Night Out at The Brown Bottle

I am always on the look out for a great new restaurant to take my family out to eat. After a long and busy day, the last thing I want to do is go home and cook! Don’t get me wrong, obviously I love to cook but sometimes I just want to get a break from the kitchen and let someone else do all of the work! While we were visiting the Cedar Falls area we tried out a restaurant {Read More}

Real NY Style Pizza in Iowa

When I was a kid growing up in New Jersey my family ate a lot of pizza. We lived all over New Jersey and in New York which gives us an interesting perspective on Real NY Style Pizza . Although it is commonly referred to as NY Style Pizza, this authentic pie can be found all over New Jersey as well as some other locations sprinkled throughout the country.   When I was a kid enjoying authentic NY Style Pizza {Read More}

Why You Have to Visit Caroline’s Restaurant

This past weekend my family and I visited the All-American Award winning city of Dubuque, Iowa. During our visit we enjoyed fine dining in the heart of the downtown area and discovered Why You Have to Visit Caroline’s Restaurant!  There aren’t many things in life that I enjoy as much as a good meal and we are a very picky bunch when it comes to eating out. My daughter usually struggles to find something she will agree to not waste and {Read More}

Take a Break from Stress

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of IHG Rewards Club for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Everyone needs to take a break from the stresses of their day to day life occasionally. I have tried to just stay home and relax without working and try to enjoy my time off but it never works for me. When I stay home I still have to take care of the dogs, find an activity to keep everyone {Read More}

Celebrate Mother’s Day Honoring Medical Flight Teams

Celebrate Mother’s Day by Honoring the Medical Flight Teams Who Take Care of Our Families: One Family’s Tale of How Air Medical Services Saved Them By Blair Beggan, Director of Communications, The Association of Air Medical Services   This Mother’s Day, it’s important for us to give thanks to our mothers, but also to a committed group of men and women who provide care to most ill and injured mothers, fathers and children across the country, each and every day.  {Read More}

Swamp People Jeromy Pruitt & David La Dart Interview

My husband and I love to watch Swamp People, it’s one of our favorite shows. My favorite duo on the show are the Swamp Legends themselves, Jeromy Pruitt & David La Dart. With all of the excitement surrounding the most recent episode, I thought this would be a great time to interview these guys and get to know them a little better. Just like on the show, they had me laughing and I’m excited to share it with you. Gator {Read More}

Gulf County Family Adventure

This post brought to you by Visit Gulf County. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Thirty Something Super Mom. Spending time with my family is the most important part of each day. After school and work there is very little time to have fun as a family so planning our vacation has become top priority around here. We want a destination that offers fun for the whole family and adventures that create lasting memories. After looking through {Read More}

Natural History Museum Iowa City

Since moving to Iowa in 2013 we have tried to explore all of the events, restaurants, museums, and parks this beautiful state has to offer. Growing up on the East Coast, I never expected the Midwest to have so many activities. I always have heard about the “country” being boring but being a “city” kid myself, I must say there is a bunch of things to do and see, especially here in Iowa. I plan on seeing everything and posting {Read More}

A Trip to the Old Capitol Museum

This past weekend my family and I decided to spend the day in Iowa City and visit the Old Capitol Museum. Since moving here about 2 years ago, we have driven through Iowa City many times but we have never explored the area. Even though there was still snow on the ground, the weather was in the 50’s and we were happy to be out of the house and on A Trip to the Old Capitol Museum. We parked in {Read More}