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Christmas Cocktail

“Home” for the Holidays: The Perfect Holiday Party

The Perfect Holiday Party? Hmmm. Well, I’m pretty sure that I don’t believe in anything in life being perfect, but how about a really kickin’ holiday party? Here are the things I think you really need in order create that fabulous evening of joy: A theme. You totally need a theme. A theme makes everything […]

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Too Much Candy

Ten Things to Do with Your (Kids’) Halloween Candy

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. […]

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Meeting Aurora

Becoming an Aunt

Daughter, Granddaughter, Cousin, Sister, Student, Teacher, MOM. These are some of the more prominent roles I have had over the years. The mom gig I have been enjoying for over nine years. It has been amazing. Okay, tough, too, but I consider it to be my favorite title in life. Recently, I have embraced another […]

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Good Friends

The Power of Support

Although Spanx are a glorious thing, and can make us women feel a bit more powerful, I am not talking about them. Today, I am reflecting on how instrumental healthy support systems have been throughout my life, and this year in particular. I’m also realizing that not everyone has all these groups present or active in […]

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Back to School: Prepared for Lunch

Back to School: Prepared for Lunch + Giveaway

It’s that time of year to start thinking about going back to school. Those thoughts always come with both excitement and dread from parents and kids alike. Here at Des Moines Moms Blog, we want to equip you parents out there with the best Des Moines has to offer to get you “school ready.” We hope you enjoy this back-to-school series […]

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