Altoona is located on the eastern edge of Des Moines. We love living in Altoona. It’s a small town just outside the city and a great place to raise a family This is a sponsored post brought to you by Ingrid Williams.
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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.
It’s that time of year when the outdoor lights and decorations come out for all to see. But where should you go around the metro to get the most ooohs and aaahs? Here is a handy list to help you find the best displays around town. For a Fee: JOLLY HOLIDAY LIGHTS- ($10 per car) […]
I. Love. Halloween. It may even beat out Christmas as my favorite. I mean it! Think about it… when’s the last time you stressed out about Halloween? When’s the last time you stressed out about Christmas? Point made. Two main things make Halloween so great. Candy and costumes. I’ve always been all about the costumes. […]
Do you have a little one who is constantly “dropping” or throwing their toys, drink, silverware, or anything from their high chair, stroller, or exer-saucer? We do in our house, so I was given the opportunity to review the Lil’ Sidekick – an absolutely genius mommy invention created by Polk City mama Amy Vohs. About Lil’ Sidekick […]
The Circus is HERE! Now showing at the Iowa Events Center! Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Presents The Next Generation of Circus 2.0 With An All-New Gold Edition–Fully ChargedSM The Greatest Show On Earth® Ignites with Amazing Performance Power from all Over the Globe for Children Of All Ages! The 40-city North American tour of Fully Charged is a high-speed connection to […]
I currently have two school-aged, and public school attending, children. While some may cringe at that statement, we fully embrace it. We love hearing stories of what they did each day, what they learned, what “specials” (P.E., art, music, etc.) they had, showing us the library books they got to check out, sharing what their […]
We spent the weekend at my parents’ and sister’s home in Northwest Iowa. My sister is quite the movie fanatic. She loves classics, westerns, science fiction, romantic comedy, action, drama…. You name it, she has at least heard of it, if not seen it. Aunt Sares (as my girls have named her) finds joy in […]
This week we celebrate Independence Day. The 4th of July is usually a family holiday for us: Grilling, snappers, sparklers, the little parachute men, and as soon as the sun goes down, the fireworks light up the sky. This is our first year that we will not be able to make it home to celebrate […]
I had the pleasure of enjoying a facial at Massage Heights in Clive earlier this month. I had never had a facial before in my life, but I was excited for something new and refreshing. As I age, and my skin ages, I am realizing the importance of skin care. And of “me time”. Growing […]