Grimes is on the northwest side of Des Moines. It has the convenience of living in a metro area and the sense of community provided in a small town. This post is sponsored by Ingrid Williams Real Estate Team.
Whether you’re new to the Des Moines area or picking the best place for your next family home, we hope this guide helps you find the best place to raise your family.
Beaverdale is the largest neighborhood in Des Moines, known for its distinctive brick houses. It is a great neighborhood for families. This post is sponsored by Ingrid Williams Real Estate Team.
Waukee offers a family-friendly environment featuring great amenities such as parks, trails, and special events. It is located in Dallas County, Iowa. This post is sponsored by Ingrid Williams Real Estate Team.
Spring is in the air and there are so many great things to do in Des Moines in May! The month kicks off with Tulip Time in Pella and the Des Moines Farmer’s Market and wraps up with the end of school and Memorial Day weekend. We hope you use this guide to get out […]
I grew up in a tiny town in Southeast Nebraska. It wasn’t even big enough to have a stop light, but what we lacked in size, we made up for in community. Our town was made up of citizens largely of Dutch ancestry who enthusiastically embraced the celebration of May Day. From the time I […]
Some say you truly become an adult when you bring a baby into your home. I say you truly become an adult when you bring an aging parent into your home. “The Sandwich Generation,” they call us. The expression is meant to convey the fact that we (the lunch meat? The PB&J?) are caught between […]
As a strong, independent, and successful woman, there aren’t too many of life’s challenges I can’t overcome or that truly knock me to my knees. That doesn’t mean I don’t whine about stupid days at work or occasionally count the hours (or let’s be honest, minutes) until I can have an oversized glass of wine, […]
Some women love it. Some women dread it. Some women feel empowered by it. Some women feel conflicted by it. But the reality is, more than half the workforce in the U.S. is women, so more than likely, you know someone who has experienced it. The return to work after maternity leave. I’m on my […]
If your kids are like mine, they are hard on their clothes, especially now that the weather is nice and they are playing outside! Just this week, my four-year-old has blown through the knees on two pairs of pants. That means I find myself shopping for new pants, shirts, and shoes on the regular. Stuff […]