One of the most important things I've learned about dressing a kid is to find pieces that wash and wear well, and pieces that can be mixed and matched in a bunch of different ways. We call these pieces...
Even though it hasn't felt much like spring lately... spring is on its way! The snow will soon melt and that icky brown grass will become green again. Everything feels new and fresh in spring - including the clothing....
Bare Root Designs Valentine Pop Up Shop Friday, February 7th Join Bare Root Designs at 515 Brewing Company for a great evening. Bare Root will bring the jewelry, 515 will make the beer, and all you have to do is come...
My sister, Sara, and I took a little rendezvous amidst the Target holiday madness over the weekend to shop for some new apparel for all the gatherings this season brings! I don't know about you, but I have 20...
My sister recently got engaged and is the middle of planning her May wedding. I am honored and excited to be able to accompany her wedding dress shopping this coming weekend. It has been almost nine years since I...
We're honored to share this sponsored post featuring Lifetime Family Vision Center - providing complete eye care to families in central Iowa. About Lifetime Family Vision Lifetime Vision is the premier optometry practice in the Johnston, Iowa area. We offer the...
If you've been with DMMB for awhile, you may remember the chilly morning last winter our team bundled up and headed to the East Village for our team photos with Megan Schaap Photography. We've had the chance to work with Megan...
Consignment Season is OPEN! Today's post is sponsored by Just Between Friends - the nation's leading children's and maternity consignment event being held at Events Center West September 27-29 in West Des Moines.  You may remember our interview with Sally Messinger, the founder of...
Come on in...join me in my bathroom as I get ready for the day!  It's a very exciting process-let me tell ya!  Peek inside my neatly, organized cosmetic bag.... NOT!  Truthfully, it is kind of mess.  Not a total wreck,...

My Favorite Things

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I always love reading posts about people's favorite things. I've gotten some amazing product recommendations from posts like these and have been inspired with new ideas. Today I thought I would share some of the things my family and...

In + Around Des Moines

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...