Ankeny is a small-town community with the amenities of a larger city, making it one of the top 10 towns for families, according to Family Circle Magazine. This is a sponsored post brought to you by Ingrid Williams.
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One of our family’s favorite traditions is something we call “Christmas Light Night.” This is one of the few Christmas traditions that doesn’t require any planning on my part and is really fun for everyone. So often during this crazy season, I feel my to-do list getting longer and longer, and my kids start begging […]
I have a love for doughnuts. I believe the addiction… need… appreciation for doughnuts came from my father. He worked funky hours when I was growing up, and sometimes that meant he would arrive home just as we were waking up for the days. I used to not like that he had to work while we slept […]
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 […]
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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 […]