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My First Time on Des Moines is NOT Boring

My First Time on Des Moines is NOT Boring

Jul 15, 2014

On a cold, stormy night back in 2011, I admitted to myself I was stuck. Each day blurred into the next because each day was the same as the previous: work, eat, sleep, repeat. It’s amazing how routine life can become without even knowing it. I decided to take my life back and make each day count, each day memorable. With the help of a glass (or...

Time to Feast Des Moines!

Time to Feast Des Moines!

May 27, 2014

The first things I look for in my Sunday Des Moines Register are the Target ad and manufacturer coupons. The first I things I look for in my Tuesday Des Moines Register are the Hy-Vee and Fareway weekly grocery ads. On Thursday, I go first to the Datebook. The Datebook provides a wealth of information about upcoming events, movies, music, and dining options. I...

In Des Moines, You Really Can Go Home Again

In Des Moines, You Really Can Go Home Again

Apr 1, 2014

It has been two weeks since my last blog for Des Moines is Not Boring.  My absence was well-planned, as I have been anticipating these last two weeks for some time.  The whirlwind that is my life got even crazier as I tried to pack several major life events into a two week period. The week of March 10th, my husband, daughters and I completed the final stages...

Home is Where the Art Is

Home is Where the Art Is

Jan 14, 2014

A number of years ago, I became firm believer that original art can have a place in just about any home. Not only can it really enrich your living space, it’s also a terrific way to also support local artists and creatives (even better if the artist is a friend or family member). And you don’t have to spend a small fortune to start a collection. The first...

Best Places in Des Moines to Ignore Your Kids

Best Places in Des Moines to Ignore Your Kids

Jan 8, 2013

As any parent knows, one of the best things about being a parent is getting to ignore your kids. Whether that means parking the kids in front of the TV for a few hours or shipping them off to Grandma’s house for the weekend, there are few sweeter moments in life than when your children’s insatiable need for attention and interaction can be temporarily...