Tag: family activities

Winter Bucket List: What to Do in Des Moines this Winter

Winter can drag on. Making a bucket list is a great way to help beat (or at least minimize) cabin fever with these mom-approved...

Plan a Staycation in Des Moines

Sometimes a staycation is just what you need to reset after a crazy season. Our last hotel stay was in the Wisconsin Dells right...

Where to See Christmas Lights in Des Moines 2020

Looking for the best places to see Christmas lights in Des Moines? We’ve got you covered. This is a great holiday tradition the whole...

25 Elf on the Shelf Ideas

It’s 9 p.m. and you just crawled into bed after another exhausting day of parenting. You start to drift off when suddenly you’re jolted...

5 Ways to Celebrate Halloween Safely + Halloween Events in 2020

Halloween is not canceled!  Many communities in and around Des Moines have not yet decided on whether to allow beggar's night or not, so this...

5 Easy Ways to Keep a Pandemic Journal

It’s hard to imagine ever forgetting what life is like right now: the stresses, the challenges, a new normal that evolves daily, the fleeting...

Apple Orchards and Picking Apples in Des Moines

With a different pace and schedule this fall, apple picking is a great way to spend time with the family and the perfect fall...

Pumpkin Patches in Des Moines Area

Happy Fall! The air is crisp and the leaves are turning shades of yellow, red, and orange. Load up the family and head to...

August Family-Friendly Events in Des Moines

Let’s take advantage of the sunshine and warm days of summer to explore the city and the many natural wonders surrounding Des Moines before...

Des Moines Indoor Play Guide

Tired of being stuck inside with your kids? There are plenty of places to play inside in Des Moines. Check out our guide to the best places to play indoors.