Proving Des Moines is NOT boring

Meet Jessie: What Makes Her Happy

Meet Jessie: What Makes Her Happy

Oct 30, 2013

I believe that when you’re meant to do something, it will find a way into your life.  And if you embrace the now you can find happiness in it.  I was meant to be on Twitter when an old high school friend retweeted a request from @desmoinesisNOTboring. It was one random retweet in flock of tweets that I chanced upon to see. Are you a writer? “I fancy...

What the heck is Beggars’ Night?

What the heck is Beggars’ Night?

Oct 30, 2013

About a month ago I heard my sister in law mention Beggars’ Night and I assumed it was the funny way that my husband’s family referred to trick or treating. As it got closer to Halloween though I’ve heard this Beggars’ Night mentioned more often by friends and coworkers and now they’re even talking about it on the evening news. The meteorologists are...