Blair Bonczynski is a wife to one, mom to two. Born and raised in the Metro area, she finds great joy in playing intramural sports, listening to a good audio book, figuring out ways to save the environment, and indulging in a craft beer every now and then. She spends her days working as the marketing and communications coordinator for the Archdiocese of Omaha Catholic Schools Office, and she spends her nights playing with her kids and picking up toys at home. She is constantly discovering the joy in the little things.

Keeping it Simple:: Back-to-School Lunch Packing Hacks

Back-to-school time is always bittersweet. This year, that's even more true. With all that's going on, we wouldn't blame you if packing your kids' school lunch hadn't even yet entered your mind. We're here to...

Listen up:: Podcast Recommendations – Second edition

It doesn't take much to get me excited these days after so much time at home. So when a few friends texted me recently to ask if I'd listened to any good podcasts recently,...

The Disney World Tips you actually need

It's safe to say we could all use some Disney magic right now. Have you heard the good news that Walt Disney World is reopening?! You can read all the details about the new...

“Alexa, add these items to my list”:: 13 things to buy from Amazon

We have Amazon Alexa and two Echo Dots in our house—and a reliance on Amazon shopping—to make our lives easier. During this time, when we all find ourselves at home and unable to shop in...

To the Mom with the Messy Car:: Tips & Tricks

No matter how hard I’ve tried, my car always ends up a messy disaster. I wish I was kidding that what follows are actual photos of the inside of my car. WHAT is all of...

“Catch and Kill” is a Must-Read (spoiler alert): A Book Review

A few months ago, I read Catch and Kill. It's a book that you need to read, too. The story took me through a wide range of emotions—disbelief, anger, fear, shame, to name a few....

No Vision Board? No problem. Here’s what to do instead.

Vision board, smision board. To be fair, I was going to give that trend a try this year. But then, I had a realization about my intentions, and I’m glad I did.  Despite that opening line,...

Fresh Wellness Foundation {Non-Profit Feature}

Picture this: it is Nebraska. It’s freezing cold and completely unpredictable. You have to walk to work wearing only a windbreaker. To say that it's not an ideal situation would be quite the understatement. That’s...

My Family of Fans—Making Memories Around Sports

The roar the crowd when the home team makes a big play. High-fiving everyone close by who is wearing your team colors. The long bathroom lines. The $6 bottles of water. Ok, those last two aside, in...

Having Adult Braces:: Lessons in Patience, Self-Acceptance, and Persistence

I’ll just go ahead and name the elephant in the room. I’m in my thirties and I just got braces. Which I’ll be wearing for the next two years. Let that sink in. Nothing exudes...

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