Summer is here and the living is easy. July is marked by long days and warm nights. Make the most of the month with our guide to family friendly activities in and around Des Moines. Kick off the month with Fourth of July celebrations and continues with plenty of fun for the whole family including […]
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Do you know what makes The Color Run’s “happiest 5K on the planet” even happier? When you add in the Smurfs! Register for a fun-filled and colorful morning when you join runners and their families for The Des Moines Color Run. Join the Smurfs on their biggest adventure yet at The Des Moines Color Run […]
As the end of school drew near and my working mama guilt started to increase, I found myself working on our family’s kiddo-focused bucket list. (If you’re interested in creating your own, our monthly guides and this pool guide are great resources!) But as I was working on the list of parks, ice cream shops, and festivals […]
I love celebrating birthdays. Some of my favorite childhood memories are from my friend birthday parties my mom would put together. I was excited to get to start our own tradition with my kids of throwing parties for them to celebrate with their friends. Last year as we neared my daughter’s 8th birthday, I looked around […]
Summer makes me giddy. I was born in the summer, and I promise I’ll die in the winter because I won’t be missing a day of warm sunshine. So, what’s to do with the babes in the summertime in the great state of Iowa? Here is a short list to get you started. 1. Nitefall […]
It’s officially summer! The kids are out of school, the days are long, and the pools are open. Des Moines is a great place to be in the summer! We’re looking forward to the Celebrate Waukee Festival, Grimes Governors Days, Des Moines Arts Festival, and more. We hope you use this guide to get out […]
We had a fabulous evening making string art with The Knotty Nail at the Cupcake Addict in Johnston. A big thank you to everyone who joined us! Everyone took home a unique string art board and no one smashed their fingers. Win, win! What better way to spend an evening than with friends, crafts, cupcakes, […]
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 […]
Urbandale is located in the central area of Des Moines, just slightly west of the city proper. Here’s why it’s a great place to raise a family. This is a sponsored post brought to you by Ingrid Williams.
Johnston is a growing community located on the north side of the Des Moines metro. It has more than a dozen parks and miles of trails. This is a sponsored post brought to you by Ingrid Williams.