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Des Moines Guide to Indoor Play

In our minds, indoor play time is a necessity. Check out our extensive resource of indoor play and activities in Des Moines, updated for 2017. The Indoor Play Guide is a paid advertising opportunity, brought to you in collaboration with our presenting sponsor Backyard Adventures of Iowa. If you are interested in being a featured […]

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Our Ankeny “Christmas Light Night” Family Tradition

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 […]

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Des Moines ice Cream Spots

Keep Calm and Eat Ice Cream: Top Metro Cold Spots

To me, ice cream and summertime go hand-in-hand. I remember the Dennis the Menace-branded twist ice cream cones and the lime push-ups at Dairy Queen fondly. We weren’t as conscious about fats and sugar back then. But, even in today’s health-aware society, my daughter and I take at least a weekly trip to a Des Moines […]

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Family Fun Day: Join Us for a Kick-off to Summer :: Sunday, June 12, 2016

Yard Games. Food Trucks. Live Music. And much more! Sunday, June 12, 2016 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. The ’88 Estate located at 13740 NW 30th Street, Polk City, Iowa 50226 This open air picnic-style event will be perfect for getting out your lawn chairs and favorite picnic blankets and enjoying live music, face painting, and much more […]

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DMMB Summer Camp Guide

2016 Summer Camp Guide Featured Businesses: Creative Movement Dance and Sapphire Gymnastics Academy

This featured business post is brought to you in collaboration with our 2016 Des Moines Moms Blog Summer Camp Guide by Creative Movement Dance and Sapphire Gymnastics Academy.  Des Moines Moms Blog had the pleasure of partnering with two amazing businesses as Premiere Sponsors for our 2016 Summer Camp Guide. Creative Movement Dance and Sapphire Gymnastics Academy not only […]

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