This is how I have been doing laundry the past month: Dump clothes into the washer and turn on cold wash, transfer to dryer then take out the beautifully cleaned clothes. NO sorting NO detergent NO hot water. Could you imagine...
Remember this awesome GIVEAWAY we shared with you in March? Thanks to the generosity of Instructor and Artist Sharon Hatten, more than 20 of our local families were able to participate in art classes during the month of April. We all...
Today’s Giveaway is from It Happened on Mulberry Street Photography!  Thoughtful. Artistic. Natural. About the Photographers "We have always loved adventures.  Whether it be on a bike, or taking a bus ride downtown with our two young daughters, our motto is that...
"I love how a photo captures a moment and each time you revisit it, it takes you right back to that specific moment in time." ~Katie Evans That is exactly what Katie Evans did for me and my family on...
“Mama’s Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Athletes”…What??? Can anyone hear Willie Nelson singing this version of his hit song and imagine if it was a hit song today?  No way!  Our culture is all about getting kids...
Today's post is sponsored by Apex Athletics: Taking cheerleading to the next level.   About Apex Athletics Director Nicole Gould shares: "We opened in 2009 with a goal to provide a great service to all of our customers whether they were 18...
Jack of all trades, artist,  life saver, talented designer, photographer, wife, mother......and so on. We want you to meet the amazing Crystal Newcomb. She has come to be very important and appreciated here at DMMB. Why should you get to...
We all know it is important to date your spouse, if you need some date night ideas here is a great post from Katie!! Today I want to encourage you all to make time to date your children. Spending one...
We have had a rough go at it this month. Drake was diagnosed with RSV, I got a cold, Lili got a cold, I got a sinus infection, Drake's cough came back, Hubby got the flu... It just hasn't...
Today's Giveaway is from BubbleBum - A portable, foldable, and loveable car booster seat. The BubbleBum is the perfect companion for mom's busy life on the go! BubbleBum is ideal for sending with your child to grandma’s house or for the extra...

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Des Moines Outdoor Summer Concert Guide 2022

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Warm nights, lawn chairs, snacks, and refreshments, all make for a perfect outdoor concert experience. From nights at a local winery or the big...