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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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 […]
Grimes is on the northwest side of Des Moines. It has the convenience of living in a metro area and the sense of community provided in a small town. This post is sponsored by Ingrid Williams Real Estate Team.
Whether you’re new to the Des Moines area or picking the best place for your next family home, we hope this guide helps you find the best place to raise your family.
Introducing yourself to a new group of people is hard. I found that out this week. Beyond the personal demographics like married to husband Michael for 14 years, work-from-home mom to three kids – two boys and a girl, and lives in Grimes as a speaker, author, and podcaster, …how do you summarize your life […]
It’s that time of year when the outdoor lights and decorations come out for all to see. But where should you go around the metro to get the most ooohs and aaahs? Here is a handy list to help you find the best displays around town. For a Fee: JOLLY HOLIDAY LIGHTS- ($10 per car) […]
I. Love. Halloween. It may even beat out Christmas as my favorite. I mean it! Think about it… when’s the last time you stressed out about Halloween? When’s the last time you stressed out about Christmas? Point made. Two main things make Halloween so great. Candy and costumes. I’ve always been all about the costumes. […]
Do you have a little one who is constantly “dropping” or throwing their toys, drink, silverware, or anything from their high chair, stroller, or exer-saucer? We do in our house, so I was given the opportunity to review the Lil’ Sidekick – an absolutely genius mommy invention created by Polk City mama Amy Vohs. About Lil’ Sidekick […]
The Circus is HERE! Now showing at the Iowa Events Center! Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Presents The Next Generation of Circus 2.0 With An All-New Gold Edition–Fully ChargedSM The Greatest Show On Earth® Ignites with Amazing Performance Power from all Over the Globe for Children Of All Ages! The 40-city North American tour of Fully Charged is a high-speed connection to […]
I currently have two school-aged, and public school attending, children. While some may cringe at that statement, we fully embrace it. We love hearing stories of what they did each day, what they learned, what “specials” (P.E., art, music, etc.) they had, showing us the library books they got to check out, sharing what their […]