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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Kites on the Green in Johnston is a fun event for the whole family! Mark your calendars for the fifth-annual Kites on the Green event on Saturday, May 5. This post is sponsored by the Kites on the Green and the City of Johnston.
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 […]
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. […]
Johnston is a growing community located on the north side of the Des Moines metro. It has more than a dozen parks and miles of trails. This is a sponsored post brought to you by Ingrid Williams.
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.
“Mom! Can we get a puppy? Pleeeaaase?! PRETTY PLEAAASE????” “I don’t think so, hun.” Famous last words. Our kids have wanted a puppy for a long time. And we keep avoiding it. And then we revisit the idea a hundred times. We have never given a firm answer, and we really don’t know why we […]
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 […]
We spent the weekend at my parents’ and sister’s home in Northwest Iowa. My sister is quite the movie fanatic. She loves classics, westerns, science fiction, romantic comedy, action, drama…. You name it, she has at least heard of it, if not seen it. Aunt Sares (as my girls have named her) finds joy in […]