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Girl’s Night Out at The Escape Des Moines

Are you a thrill-seeker? Do you love putting your mommy-brain to the test? If you answered yes, then you are going to love the newest way to test your code-cracking skills. The Escape Des Moines recently opened their second location in the West Glen Town Center (formerly in the old Plato’s Closet). The owners have […]

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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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A to Z Guide to Des Moines

A to Z Guide to the Des Moines Area: Explore Our City from Adventureland to the Zoo (and Everything in Between!)

Des Moines is finally getting a little recognition for our newly discovered “cool factor.” Whether you need a change of pace, somewhere new to take the kids, or a fabulous off-the-beaten-track place to take your out of town visitors, look no further than this guide to some of our favorite places in and around the […]

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Weekend Roundup: February 26, 2016

Des Moines and its surrounding communities are filled with so many things to do for our families! Fun venues, events, activities and more! Here’s our pick for things coming up this weekend: Friday February 26 Iowa Barnstormers vs. Green Bay Blizzard, 7:05 pm, Wells Fargo Arena Saturday February 27 Des Moines Big Baby Shower, Knapp Center, State Fairgrounds, […]

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Weekend Roundup: January 7, 2016 Edition

Des Moines and its surrounding communities are filled with so many things to do for our families! Fun venues, events, activities and more! Here’s our pick for things coming up this weekend: Friday Jan 8, 2016 Worlds Toughest Rodeo- Iowa Events Center 730pm Pajamarama Storytime- Barnes and Noble 4550 University Ave WDM 7pm The Lion, The […]

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Hy-Vee Partners with Pinky Swear Kids Triathalon and 5K Family Fun Run

Hy-Vee is proud to partner with Pinky Swear to create the new Hy-Vee Pinky Swear Kids Triathlon and 5K Family Fun Run Friday and Saturday July 11-12, 2015, in Des Moines. These will be fun, accessible, and engaging events for children and all fitness levels and will focus on participation rather than competition. Events will be […]

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