In + Around Des Moines

Find family-friendly activities in and around Des Moines. We love raising our family in Des Moines–here’s why! Find events happening in downtown Des Moines and the Des Moines Metro for the whole family. Learn more about Des Moines Family Fun.

Join us for our March Playdate at the Science Center of Iowa! We can't wait to meet new moms and kiddos and look forward to sharing a fun day with you! We'll be offering discount wristbands for DMMB followers so come...
Today's giveaway is from Sweet Sugar Baby - a local Mom & Daughter team featuring hand-made, stylish and unique creations. The first time I stopped at this darling booth at the Des Moines Farmers Market I fell in love! Such unique,...
You know in the movies when the actress walks into a salon and gets completely made over? Well today one of our lucky readers gets that opportunity!! Rick Mosley Hair has generously given a free cut and color to one  winner today....
Today's Giveaway is from Crystal Newcomb Creative Studios. Awesome. Affordable. Artistic. And absolutely the perfect solution for those Spring portraits you need to start thinking about. About Crystal "I have been taking photos my entire life, professionally about 6 years. I do all kinds...
It's Valentine's Day!!  WHOOO HOOOO! It's time to celebrate you and your lover!  Some people boo over V-day and call it a Hallmark holiday...but ladies...it usually entails a nice dinner out or some other goodie from your man...so, let's celebrate! I...
What is Lyfe Changing Fitness? Have you ever wanted a personal trainer to come to your house when it is convenient for you? If so, I need to introduce you to my new friend RJ Sumrall. RJ started a personal training...
Birthdays seem to be the topic du jour here at Des Moines Moms Blog. Katie talked about her Birthday Party Blues a couple weeks ago, and Bekah followed with Birthday Party on a Budget. Today I am sharing the...
We hope you will join us for what will be our sweetest play date yet! We are thrilled to be working with Crème Cupcake and Dessert bar. Crème offers many varieties of amazing cupcakes and desserts. Crème opens their doors for showers, birthday...
As busy moms, there are days when getting dinner on the table seems like a daunting task. Our goal, of course, is to spend time planning, preparing and presenting amazing and healthy meals for our families but then LIFE happens....
If you have been with us from the beginning, you might remember the amazing $100 giveaway we did during Launch Week?  Well, we are honored and blessed to be working with Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar again! Their partnership...

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...