This post is part 1 of 5 in the series Quick Trips from Des Moines. Are you tired of looking at the insides of your walls? Sick of driving the same slushy roads, past the same dreary sites every. single....
I’m not fond of winter, though I am resigned to it. Growing up in Iowa, moving to Minnesota, then returning to Iowa, it’s obvious I’ve made my choice to deal with the harshest season. But that doesn’t mean I have...
I'll be honest... I don't get out much. And I definitely don't travel much. But this September I had the opportunity to go to the City Moms Blog Network Sister Site Conference at The Woodlands Resort in Houston, Texas....
My first-hand experience courtesy of Megabus.com I travel a lot. In fact, travel is my life – or at least my job. So you could say that I have a few tricks up my sleeve when it comes to making...
I'm not gonna lie.... There are many times I take stock of my life and wonder, How did I get here? Because, looking at my rocky past, it is only by God's grace that I am alive, much less happily married...
  Being a St. Louis native, there are many things I absolutely love about the city, especially this year with all the extra excitement with the big 250th birthday bash celebration. But I have to share with you an amazing vacation...
If you haven't been to Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo, I recommend you create a Summer Bucket List now! It is an easy day trip from Des Moines and provides an adventure for all ages. We love it for so many reasons but...
Today's post is provided by Ingrid Williams, Realtor for Re/Max Precision. Staycate! As the school year winds down and summer approaches, families all over the country are thinking about VACATION! Somewhere between the thrill of the final school bell and the ding...
Last weekend I had the privilege of going on a girls' trip. When my girlfriend, Julie, first brought up the idea, I totally shunned it. I thought, Expensive, "Real Desperate Housewives," and a lot of headache just to organize my...
We just returned from a weekend trip to Minnesota to visit our good friends. Road trips, to me, are a great way to refresh and have great conversation with my hubby, but sometimes it doesn't always seem possible with...

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Where to Donate Items in Des Moines

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Do you do a monthly purge? Or have you recently decided you just need to get rid of some clutter? Donations are always needed...