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Where to Shop on Museum Store Sunday in Des Moines

Where to Shop on Museum Store Sunday in Des Moines

There’s Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday and now there’s Museum Store Sunday.  The event held on...

2019: Holiday Craft Fairs and Markets in Des Moines

2019: Holiday Craft Fairs and Markets in Des Moines

Christmas is just around the corner and the Des Moines metro area is preparing to host several craft fairs and...

Put the “Thanks” in Thanksgiving

Put the “Thanks” in Thanksgiving

When we think of Thanksgiving Day, delicious food, football and getting together with family and friends come to mind. The...

Thanksgiving 2019:  Weekend Events for Families in Des Moines

Thanksgiving 2019: Weekend Events for Families in Des Moines

The Thanksgiving holiday break is nearly here, and while Thursday is likely filled with giant helium-filled balloons and hearty portions, you’ve got three more...

7 Ideas for Family Fun After the Thanksgiving Meal Has Been Served

7 Ideas for Family Fun After the Thanksgiving Meal Has Been Served

Dinner’s done — now what?  After the big Thanksgiving meal has been devoured and everybody’s stuffed, make memories with friends and...

Des Moines Kid n’ Play List: November 2019

Des Moines Kid n’ Play List: November 2019

November is a month of transition, as the celebrations of Halloween, Thanksgiving, and the December holidays merge, and the Des Moines area...

Best of the Season
Family Day Trip to Winterset

Family Day Trip to Winterset

Small-town charm and low-key adventures make Winterset a great day trip for Des Moines families.  It’s an easy, scenic 45...

Celebrate Sesame Street’s 50th Birthday

Celebrate Sesame Street’s 50th Birthday

It’s hard to believe that Sesame Street has been educating and entertaining kids for 50 years!  I watched it as...

The Best Taco Spots for Your Family in Des Moines

The Best Taco Spots for Your Family in Des Moines

Whether it’s National Taco Day (October 4, 2019), Taco Tuesday, or any day of the week, it’s a great day...

7 Things To Do With Tweens & Teens In DSM This Fall

7 Things To Do With Tweens & Teens In DSM This Fall

When it comes to spending quality family time with teens and tweens, it can be more challenging to find fun...

Fun Things to Do With Kids When They Have a Day Off of School this Fall

Fun Things to Do With Kids When They Have a Day Off of School this Fall

Kids love days off from school! Parents? Not so much. Trying to figure out how to fill the day takes...

9 Fall Themed Birthday Party Ideas for Kids

9 Fall Themed Birthday Party Ideas for Kids

With fall knocking at the door, it’s time to say goodbye to pool parties and hello to awesome autumn-themed birthday parties perfect...