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No-Carve Pumpkin Decorating Ideas

I’m a huge pumpkin fan. I’m obsessed with pumpkin pie. Pumpkin coffee drinks are delicious, and I love pumpkin muffins. But I do not like carving pumpkins. It’s extremely messy, it’s difficult to do with little ones, and an aging pumpkin is the worst smell. It’s been years since I carved a pumpkin because I […]

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Berry Picking around Des Moines and Central Iowa

  Nothing’s sweeter than fresh-picked strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, and cherries! Late spring is prime time for berry picking in Des Moines and Central Iowa. We can’t think of anything better than the taste of freshly picked fruit.  Berry picking is a great family activity–kids love seeing where the food grows and everyone loves fresh berries!  […]

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