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My Top 7 Things I Love About Des Moines…Since 2013

My Top 7 Things I Love About Des Moines…Since 2013

Aug 25, 2015

I didn’t live in Des Moines when this blog started, so as part of the birthday celebration I can only go back as far s 2013. But, here are my Top 7 things I love about Des Moines since then: 1.     The People When I moved to Des Moines in early 2013 I didn’t know a soul in the city aside from my sister-in–law’s family. I was so worried that...

Big Hair Ball is Back

Big Hair Ball is Back

Aug 7, 2015

Big Hair Ball is back! On August 15th the event we’ve all been waiting for returns with Big Hair Ball 2015: A Big Hair Blowout. The Big Hair Ball is so exciting, so spectacular, and so unexpected that it only takes place every other year-so don’t miss out! This is the seventh Big Hair Ball, which has become famous for its wild hairstyles, live performances,...

Pregnant in Des Moines

Pregnant in Des Moines

May 14, 2014

My life is about to change pretty drastically: in approximately ten days I’m going to become a parent. I’m excited, nervous, and ready to longer be pregnant. When my husband and I decided to move to Des Moines from NYC about a year ago one of the draws of Des Moines was that it seemed like it would be a great place to start a family, and more specifically...

Bike Month

Bike Month

Apr 30, 2014

This Thursday is May 1st, which means it’s the first day of Bike Month! The Des Moines Bicycle Collective and the Bike Month committee have an entire month of activities planned for you, there’s something going on almost every day and everything looks like it will be fun but here are three events that I am most excited about. Saturday May 3rd 8th Annual...

Domestica Turns 4

Domestica Turns 4

Apr 23, 2014

Domestica, one of my favorite stores in the East Village, is celebrating its fourth birthday on Friday night. To celebrate they’re having a party from 5-8pm which will have a DJ, drinks, and snacks. Domestica will also present Paper Jam Press’ new hand letter pressed rap inspired prints on Friday night. Chrissy Jensen opened Domestica on East Walnut...