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7 Ways to Give Back as a Family this Holiday Season in Des Moines

7 Ways to Give Back as a Family this Holiday Season in Des Moines

This year, make the holiday season a memorable one by giving back!  It’s so easy to find causes you care about and...

Goldfish Swim School Coming to Des Moines in February 2020 + GIVEAWAY!

Goldfish Swim School Coming to Des Moines in February 2020 + GIVEAWAY!

This post and giveaway are sponsored by Goldfish Swim School Des Moines. Registration Now Open for Goldfish Swim School! One-of-a-kind...

Christmas & Holidays 2019: Nativity Events in Des Moines

Christmas & Holidays 2019: Nativity Events in Des Moines

One of the most beloved holiday traditions for many families is attending a nativity that brings the Christmas story to...

Des Moines Kid n’ Play List: December 2019

Des Moines Kid n’ Play List: December 2019

Once December 1st is here, the Advent count down begins. Suddenly we have barely three weeks left to squeeze every bit...

Christmas & Holidays 2019: Best Christmas Light Displays in Des Moines

Christmas & Holidays 2019: Best Christmas Light Displays in Des Moines

Whether your holiday of choice is Christmas, Hanukkah, Winter Solstice, or Kwanzaa there is a timeless joy to be found in taking a spin around...

Holiday Gift-Giving Ideas for Siblings

Holiday Gift-Giving Ideas for Siblings

By Natalie Maughan I love the holidays for the focus it brings on family and service to others. But the...

Best of the Season
Christmas & Holidays 2019: Central Iowa Christmas Tree Farms

Christmas & Holidays 2019: Central Iowa Christmas Tree Farms

Whether it’s a family holiday tradition or a new experience, cutting your own Christmas tree adds a dimension to the holiday season...

2019: Top Things to Do This Holiday and Christmas Season with Des Moines Kids

2019: Top Things to Do This Holiday and Christmas Season with Des Moines Kids

The holiday season is upon us, and that means it’s time to start making plans for festive, family-friendly outings. Of...

Christmas & Holidays 2019: Where Kids can Take Photos and Hangout with Santa in Des Moines

Christmas & Holidays 2019: Where Kids can Take Photos and Hangout with Santa in Des Moines

For those who celebrate Christmas, the holiday season is hardly complete without a trip to visit Santa. Lucky for us, there’s no...

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...