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Hunting and Eating Eggs in Des Moines

Hunting and Eating Eggs in Des Moines

Apr 1, 2015

Easter weekend is coming up and with it many opportunities to celebrate. While I am sure area churches have many special events planned, here are some other options for celebrating the holiday. There are Easter egg hunts all over town this weekend. Some are free; others will require some cash. In Urbandale, the GREAT Easter Egg Hunt is this Saturday at the...

2015: A Year in Preview

2015: A Year in Preview

Jan 13, 2015

Des Moines has been cold lately. Not sweatshirt cold. Not winter jacket cold. But school cancelling, don’t leave your house, dangerously cold. It can be hard for me to get excited about much of anything when the weather is like this. So for this week’s blog I am requiring myself to daydream about all the fun I plan to have in Des Moines in 2015. This...

Halloween Fun for All Ages

Halloween Fun for All Ages

Oct 7, 2014

Back in March, I wrote about St. Patrick’s Day and the fact that it seemed to me to be the lamest of all the holidays…that is until I went to college, discovered beer, and discovered a new-found appreciation for the holiday. For me, Halloween was quite the opposite. As a kid, I LOVED the holiday but never understood why grown-ups might enjoy it. I was...

Des Moines Summer Bucket List

Des Moines Summer Bucket List

Aug 18, 2014

This past week, my Facebook feed was clogged with photos of kids heading back to school. (Seriously, way too soon, right?) It feels surreal that summer is almost over and we’ll soon be welcoming football, tailgating and pumpkin-spiced everything and trading in flip-flops for boots. Am I the only one so not ready for this?! Before kissing the dog days of...

Eggstravaganza

Eggstravaganza

Apr 15, 2014

Tis the season for chocolate-covered bunnies, crème-filled eggs and pastel jelly beans (I swear they put crack in Starburst Jelly Beans). With Easter next weekend, it’s finally starting to look and feel like spring! You don’t have too look too far to find kid-friendly activities in Des Moines to celebrate Easter – from Eggs, Eggs Everywhere to...