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Free Activities for Families in Des Moines

There’s no denying that there are tons of kid-friendly places to go and things to see in Des Moines during the summer. The activities are endless, but at times can be expensive. Finding different options every day can add up! Luckily, there are plenty of free activities that are not only fun and entertaining but […]

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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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Des Moines Summer Reading Programs

Before the road trips and family reunions, between camps and around the long-delayed dentist appointments, is a summertime lull. Many local attractions can help fill these few unplanned moments. But there is one magical place to rule them all: a safe haven full of ideas, characters, and imagination, complete with fearless leaders and climate control. […]

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Photos for Father’s Recap

Photos for Fathers was an amazing morning with over 50 guests enjoying family, food, and fun! A huge thank you to everyone who joined for our first Photos for Fathers event on Saturday, June 2 at Twisted Vine Brewery. With Father's Day right around the corner, we wanted to spend the morning recognizing the wonderful men in our [...]
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Parade Love: Your Guide to Parades in Des Moines and Central Iowa

Some of my favorite childhood memories involve sunny summer mornings sitting curbside along parade routes impatiently waiting for the loud boom to mark the start of the parade. My oldest is no different. He loves a good parade – the chase of tootsie rolls, the gleaming red fire engines, the sound of high school bands […]

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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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