WE DID IT AGAIN! Mom’s Night Out was an amazing evening with over 150 attendees!
A big thank you to everyone who joined us for our Mom’s Night Out event on March 30 at Jasper Winery; with the cool and rainy weather, this was a much needed night out for many to enjoy with friends. We all need to take time for ourselves, and Des Moines Moms Blog is honored to provide great events for our readers.
Thanks to our generous sponsors, our guests got to enjoy a drink on the house, delicious food from Fong’s Pizza, Jethro’s BBQ, Agri-Cultured Foods, Fresh Fit Meals, and desserts from Buttery Bun Bakery and Cupcake Addict! Each guest received a swag bag valued at over $300, and 42 incredible giveaways ended the evening.
Be sure to check out all event photos by Carrie Krupke Photography in our Facebook events. Don’t forget to tag yourself and your friends, too! And, use #DMMBMNO2017 for all of your photos on Facebook and Instagram!
Whether you’ve chosen Coachlight Clinic & Spa for a clinical treatment, a spa treatment, or both, you’ll know you’ve made the right choice from the moment you arrive. Slip into a plush robe, take your time in our eucalyptus aromatherapy steam room or our himalayan salt-infused sauna, curl up with a cup of herbal tea in our calming relaxation room under a warm throw, and most of all—relax. Everything about your experience here—the highly trained, caring staff, the finest quality products, the most effective, advanced treatments, even the welcoming design of our facilities—all of it was developed to help you be your very best. Review and enjoy our extensive menu of clinical and spa offerings to see what is perfect for you.
As a family-owned and operated business, Wyckoff Heating & Cooling is proud of our service-oriented roots that span four generations and over 65 years of business. We understand the values that are important for a successful business. Serving and connecting with our customers has always been our number one priority.
Wyckoff’s resiliency can be attributed to many factors, but mostly to a combination of outstanding customer service and selection of quality products. Today, the company sets industry standards. Wyckoff is a ClimateMaster GeoElite Dealer, employs the most SAVE certified technicians in the state, is a two-time recipient of the Air Conditioning Contractors of America Certified Dealer award, and earned the Angie’s List Super Service Award in 2012.
Healthy Relationships Iowa (HRI) knows that life can sometimes be challenging. Nowhere is this truer than at work and home with colleagues, spouse and children. It’s also true that healthy relationships represent the glue that keeps our society together. The stronger the relational glue, the better. HRI is a new program designed to provide FREE healthy marriage and relationship education workshops in Des Moines, Ottumwa, Keokuk, Fort Madison, Burlington, Muscatine, and Davenport. They are open to residents of Iowa, Illinois, and Missouri.
Whether you’re new to town or have lived here all your life, you have likely heard of Trixie’s Salon. Located at 6209 SE 14th Street, Des Moines and at 4116 University Ave., Des Moines, IA 50311, Trixie’s was voted the Best Salon by the Des Moines Register.
Trixies. Even the name sounds FUN! But the fun doesn’t stop there. Their mission is personal. Unique. In addition to everything you would expect from an Aveda Salon, Trixies offers a color lounge for guests to relax in and receive complimentary services they pick from a menu. Trixie’s offers regular specials to new and existing clients, so be sure to connect with Trixie’s on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, and on their blog.
Swag Bag Sponsor
The Waterhouse State Farm agency has been in business since 1999. We are located on NW 86th Street in Johnston. Our specialties are helping families manage their risks and protecting their assets. State Farm is the #1 auto, home and life insurer in the U.S. Connect with us at www.glennwaterhouse.com or www.facebook.com/Glennwaterhouseagency
Carrie Krupke loves families and stories. As a photographer, her goal is to tell your story through words and images. She doesn’t have a studio, so she loves finding a place to photograph you that is memorable for you. Whether it’s a childhood play area where your daughter’s imagination roams, where your high school senior made the winning touchdown, or where he popped the question to start your life together, let’s document it to help tell your story!
Carrie Krupke is available for newborn, children, family, maternity, wedding, engagement, and senior photos. She is offering Des Moines Moms Blog readers a 10% discount for family and newborn sessions. When scheduling, mention you found her on DMMB. This code is good through May 31, 2017
Fong’s Pizza opened in January 2009 by a group of local owners. The previous restaurant in the downtown location was King-Ying-Low, Des Moines’ oldest Chinese restaurant since 1908. It inspired the Asian influence in Fong’s menu and decor.
Are you looking for a unique experience? Picture a ‘frozen in time’ dive bar offering Asian-inspired pizzas and appetizers, sandwiches, salads, and desserts. We also offer gluten-free and vegan selections. Be sure to try a tasty tiki drink or one of our delicious beers, many of which are brewed here in Iowa. Our fun-loving staff is here to show you a great time as you explore Fongolian territory.
Jethro’s BBQ serves amazing slow smoked meats, an extensive drink list, and many seasonal and craft beer selections. The restaurant has 14+ flat screens with all the sports packages to watch your favorite teams. MLB, NFL, NBA, NHL, EPL, UEFA, NASCAR, NCAA.
Agri-Cultured Foods is a company based and founded in truth. We believe that in order to have health, we must heal our guts by choosing to eat foods that are high in “good” bacteria. We hand-craft and ferment Kombucha, Kimchi, Sauerkraut, Natto-Hummus, Salsa, and many other vegetables that offer gut-healing properties.
Fresh Fit Meals (Urbandale) was born out of the realization that in today’s world eating healthy, frequently and in good taste is practically impossible. That’s where we come in! We provide chef-crafted, nutritionally- balanced meals and snacks that are prepared fresh and can be heated up and enjoyed within minutes. All of our menu items are labeled with complete nutrition facts. We take the guesswork, grocery shopping, cooking, and scrubbing pans out of eating healthy! That means more time for friends, family, and all of the finer things in life.
Buttery Bun Bakery is an Iowa State Fair award-winning, in-home bakery that specializes in old favorites and modern twists such as cake, cupcakes, caramel rice crispy treats, Fruity Pebble cookies, sugar cookies, mini fruit tarts, and mini s’mores tarts.
Crystal Clear Bottled Water is the only locally owned and operated business of its kind and has proudly been serving Des Moines since 1975. Every day, Crystal Clear provides delivery of pure, safe bottled water and coffee products to customers across Iowa. And, water treatment systems provide quality water for home and office every day.
Serving West Des Moines, Clive, Grimes, Granger, Ankeny, Altoona, Pleasant Hill, and Indianola from the Des Moines location and serving many other cities in Iowa through one of their distributors.
The creative and talented staff at Something Chic Floral will make sure your event is something that will be admired and cherished for years to come. No matter the size of your event, we offer service in choosing your flowers and colors for your event needs. We will work within your budget and strive to capture the look you are searching for. We offer free consultations and the personal attention you deserve.
Make high quality, rejuvenating massage and skin therapy part of your healthy lifestyle. In addition to frequent therapeutic massage, regular facial skin therapy can help improve your complexion and brighten your outlook. Your Clive Lakepointe Center Massage Heights licensed massage and skin therapist will work with you to understand your needs, listening closely to understand your lifestyle, state of health, and individual requirements. Therapists develop a recommended regimen of massage therapy and skin care services just for you. Become a Massage Heights Member today.
Giveaways and Swag Partners
Several partners donated wonderful items to create a swag bag valued at over $300 for each attendee! In addition, we had over 42 giveaway drawing winners at the end of the evening! A huge “thank you” to the following for providing such awesome items!
5 Star Nutrition Urbandale
Backyard Adventures of Iowa
Buttery Bun Bakery
Chloe & Isabel: Amy Murphy
Coachlight Clinic & Spa
Farrell’s Extreme Bodyshaping
Farrell’s Martial Arts
Fresh Fit Meals Urbandale
Healthy Relationships Iowa
The Iowa Baby Lady
Kimberly Stuart, Author
LuLaRoe/Posh: Mollie Evinger
Massage Heights Clive-Lakepoint Center
Mi Patria Equadorian Restaurant
Mixed West Des Moines
Norwex: Kelli Harris
Pampered Chef: Mickie Byers
Paparazzi: Cindy Duit
Perfectly Posh: Mollie Evinger
Pink Latte Boutique
Pure Romance: Leah Ackerman
Rhea Lana Ankeny
Rodan + Fields: Ashton Israel
Scentsy: Erika Seals
Serenity Couture Spa
Shell Yeah Design
Starry Night Sleep Consultant
State Farm: Glenn Waterhouse III
Stella & Dot: Nicole Cullen
Swell Shop for Baby
Thirty-One: Jill Neas
Thirty-One: Nativity Vallejo
Uplift Fitness Studio
Usborne Books: Natasha Carter
Valley Community Center
Vom Fass Des Moines
Wild Tree: LeAnn Thongvahn
Wyckhoff Heating & Cooling
Young Living Essential Oils: Chelsea Holdridge