Coconut Oil... I have shared before a few recipes that have coconut oil in them and you may have heard friends talk about coconut oil.  So what is the big deal…why do we love it SO much? I am going...
As part of our efforts to create awareness for Autism Awareness Month, Des Moines Moms Blog is honored to have local Mom, Patty Graziano guest post for us today. Patty shares first-hand her experience as a Mother of a child...
“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...
Trying to figure out how to eat and what to eat can be SO overwhelming. One day eggs are bad for you and the next they are healthy.  There are lots of buzz words/trends these days like "whole/real foods...
Des Moines Moms Blog is honored to recognize Des Moines Plastic Surgery and The Healthy Skin Center as a Co-Title Sponsor at our Mom's Night Out Event on Thursday, April 25th. Our remarkably generous local businesses are what make...
Whether you are a stay-at-home mom, work-at-home mom, or a mom working full time outside of the home, we all face the challenge of making exercise a part of our life. I’m a busy wife and mom of two young...
Real fitness for real people. That could be the perfect slogan for local mommy Geneva Ross, ACE Certified Personal Trainer and Group Fitness Instructor, and her business, GroupEx with Geneva. I recently had the good fortune of working with Geneva for...
When I was younger and single, time at the gym was a priority I never thought I’d lose.  With no one to answer to but myself- and maybe my dogs- I had the luxury of personal time. Fast forward 8...
Remember this post we did about a giveaway for free personal training sessions? Well we did an interview with Liz, the winner, about her experience with RJ Sumrall, owner of Lyfe Fitness. 1.What was your initial session like with RJ? LIZ:: My...

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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...