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job loss

It Happened to Me: Losing My Job

Fear. Anxiety. Shame. Those are the top three adjectives I would use to describe how I felt when I lost my job. We graduate from college with good grades and meaningful internships with the reassurance and belief that we’ve done the proper steps to ensure gainful employment and financial security. But we’ve failed to factor […]

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honey creek resort

An Iowa Beach Vacation: Honey Creek Resort

Living in land-locked Iowa, there aren’t a ton of options for a beach vacation, right? Wrong! You can enjoy your very own beach vacation in the timespan of Moana (well, if you drive fast and don’t break for the bathroom). How’s that possible you ask? Take a road trip to the fantastic Honey Creek Resort […]

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“Get Pampered” at Coachlight Clinic and Spa Event Recap

We had an incredible night of pampering with Coachlight Clinic and Spa. A small, intimate gathering of women got to kick back and enjoy the opportunity to relish a little relaxation time. Attendees toured the beautiful new facilities and enjoyed the spa’s amenities such as the rain shower, the eucalyptus-infused steam room, and a Himalayan […]

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indoor play guide

Des Moines Guide to Indoor Play

In our minds, indoor play time is a necessity. Check out our extensive resource of indoor play and activities in Des Moines, updated for 2017. The Indoor Play Guide is a paid advertising opportunity, brought to you in collaboration with our presenting sponsor Backyard Adventures of Iowa. If you are interested in being a featured […]

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