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Our 10 Favorite Restaurant Patios in Des Moines

Des Moines boasts an array of fabulous restaurant patios. If you’re feelin’ al fresco, we’ve gathered a few of our favorite patios around Des Moines to make your planning a bit easier. Whether you want a friendly-family patio or you’re planning a date night, these top-ten outdoor dining options in Des Moines will help you […]

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Des Moines Moms Guide to July 2018

There’s so much to do this month in Des Moines! We’ve curated our July event guide with local moms in mind. Browse our guide for the best family events and activities Des Moines (and surrounding suburbs) has to offer this month. Banish the “Mom, I’m boooored!” comments with these top event calendar picks for July […]

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McAlister’s Deli is Coming to Des Moines (And Their $1.99 Kids Meals Are Amazing!)

Get pumped, moms: McAlister’s Deli is headed to Des Moines! McAlister’s is a fast-casual restaurant known for its variety of tasty deli menu options (with large portions!), welcoming environment, Famous Sweet Tea, and my personal fave: $1.99 Kids Meals. When Iowa got its first McAlister’s Deli last October, located in West Des Moines off Mills […]

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Des Moines Moms Guide to June 2018

Hello, summer! We’re welcoming June with open arms here at Des Moines Moms Blog. Our June event guide to fun family events around Des Moines (and surrounding suburbs) has been curated just for you. Our top event calendar picks for June in central Iowa include Shakespeare on the Lawn (bring a blanket!) and the Des Moines […]

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Guide to Des Moines Farmers Markets and Farmers Market Tips for Families

Des Moines boasts a bounty of farmers markets that feature local produce, freshly-picked flowers, Iowa-raised meats, handmade art, farm-fresh eggs and cheese, and fresh-from-the-oven baked goods. Our Des Moines Area Farmers Market Guide is divided by day of the week, featuring farmers markets in Des Moines and local suburbs. No matter where your summer schedules […]

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Des Moines Moms Guide to April 2018

With our April guide to events and activities in Des Moines, your family will have no reason to say, “Mom, I’m bored!” — trust us! This curated calendar features unique spring events (Beautiful Bulldog Contest! Donut festivals! Astronauts! Free pony rides!). Here’s to enjoying all that Des Moines has to offer this month: no assembly required. […]

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Des Moines Moms Guide to March 2018

This post is sponsored by State Historical Museum of Iowa.  Des Moines Moms Blog is thrilled to partner with the State Historical Museum of Iowa to promote Adventure into the Past, a week-long spring break program, March 12-16. Each weekday afternoon during spring break, visitors can come for an adventure into Iowa’s past. You can […]

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