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DIY Snowmen

Simple DIY Snowman Ornaments

I’ve always loved to craft, but my attention span can’t handle things that take more than a nap time or require a ton of supplies and mess. I do, however, really enjoy crafting in short spurts, and I want my kids to find enjoyment in creating things, too.  I don’t make it to the craft […]

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Tips for Thrifting Online with Poshmark

Tips for Online Thrift Shopping with Poshmark

Hate paying full price for clothes, but don’t have the budget for name brand styles? Me too! If you’ve ever wished you could find great deals on clothes, shoes, and accessories without having to physically dig through the sale or Goodwill racks, I discovered an app to make your life easier and your closet fuller! […]

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FallWardrobeEssentials

Fall Wardrobe Essentials

September still felt a lot like summer here in Iowa, most everyone seems ready for apple picking, pumpkin patches, and everything fall. Today I’m rounding up four fall wardrobe workhorses I think you should have in your closet for fall along with a few ideas of how to style them!   First up is the […]

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Meet Becky Goerend

Tips For Putting Together Outfits for Family Photos

Fall is a great time to take family photos, either for a holiday card or a yearly memento. One of the biggest struggles I have (besides making sure the kiddos behave during the actual shoot) is deciding what to wear! Here are some tips for gathering outfits for family photos: Start with mom’s outfit.  I […]

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Meet Becky Goerend

Meet Becky

Hello! I am so excited to be joining the Des Moines Mom Blog Team as a contributor! I moved to the Des Moines Metro in July 2008 with my husband and our four cats. We came to the area for teaching jobs and have found a wonderful “small town feel” living in one of the […]

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