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Kansas City Day Trip

One of our favorite things to do in the summer is taking a day trip to Kansas City. It’s an easy drive from Des Moines and there are plenty of things to do to keep us busy while we are there. We call these one-day trips “Daycations” and love to venture to various places around […]

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LOF-Xpress™: Get Your Oil Changed Without Leaving Your Car

This post was sponsored by LOF-Xpress™. All opinions are our own.One of the things I routinely put off until the last minute is getting my oil changed. Yes, I know why they are important and I know the dangers of not keeping up on car maintenance. They just take so much time! And I always […]

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Friendships That Matter

Last month many people celebrated the romantic (and highly commercialized) holiday of Valentine’s Day. However, I noticed another holiday getting a lot of publicity this year as well—Galentine’s Day. This is the holiday where ladies celebrate their friendships with each other. I believe our relationships with other women is a crucial part of enjoying life. […]

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40 Non-Toy Gift Ideas and Experiences for Kids

It’s usually around this time of year that people start sharing articles about gift ideas for kids–specifically toys. Bloggers start writing about minimalism, excess, accumulating stuff, spending, etc. So, do kids really like receiving experiences instead of toys? I asked my boys their thoughts about this. After all, they are the experts who have been […]

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