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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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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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Kids Eat Free Guide to Des Moines Restaurants for Des Moines Moms

Guide to Kids Eat Free in Des Moines

Which Des Moines restaurants host ‘Kids Eat Free’ nights? And when? And which location? We’ve done the work for you! We all have those days when you just don’t want to – or don’t have time to – cook. Dining out with the family can be expensive, so here’s a newly-updated and fact-checked guide you can bookmark […]

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Des Moines Moms Guide to December 2017

Wondering what to do in Des Moines this December? Des Moines is brimming with Christmas cheer this month! Central Iowa has plenty of magical events to offer families this time of the year, so check out (and share!) this event guide and get ready to make memories this holiday season. (And don’t forget about the […]

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A Des Moines Mom’s Guide to October 2017

Can we let you in on a little secret? Des Moines has got it going on this October. We’ve curated our must-visit Des Moines kids’ events and family activities for this month. Here’s the scoop on where to get free pumpkins, the top places for family-friendly trick-or-treating, where to have a safe Halloween adventure, and more. […]

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Our Ankeny “Christmas Light Night” Family Tradition

One of our family’s favorite traditions is something we call “Christmas Light Night.” This is one of the few Christmas traditions that doesn’t require any planning on my part and is really fun for everyone. So often during this crazy season, I feel my to-do list getting longer and longer, and my kids start begging […]

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