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“The essence of independence is to be able to do something for one’s self.” -Maria Montessori In today’s society it seems more and more that kids are entering teen and adulthood without knowing many of the practical life skills needed to be successful in…

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Looking for a fun and unique date night to celebrate Valentine’s Day? Check out some great special events local businesses and restaurants are offering! Also, keep tabs on our event calendar for more ideas! Thursday, February 9th & 10th   F. Scott…

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Being a mom, a night out every now and then is super important for my sanity. A night out with my girlfriends doesn’t happen as often as I’d like, but when it does, we tend to opt for the same restaurant with the good, cheap margaritas. Not that we don’t…

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It’s the middle of January in Iowa and we haven’t really had any good snow storms yet, which means my kids and I have been going thru some sledding withdrawal.  To get our sledding fix we decided to stop waiting for snow and go someplace that makes their…

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Disclosure: I received free products/service in return for a personal review, but all thoughts and opinions are my very own. My little boy turned 5 years old last week. He is growing too fast! With his birthday being in the dead of Winter, finding a great…

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DISCLOSURE: THIS BLOG SERIES IS SPONSORED BY FARRELL’S EXTREME BODYSHAPING, BUT ALL THOUGHTS AND OPINIONS ARE MY OWN. THIS POST MAY ALSO CONTAIN AFFILIATE LINKS. Week two is in the books! I am getting into a better routine with nutrition and with…

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Disclosure: I received product in exchange for my review, but all thoughts and opinions are my very own. Coffee. As a parent it is a necessity in life! Good coffee is also extremely important and what is even better, when you know your drinking good…

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Cold weather during the winter months can keep kids cooped up inside. It is important for kids to move and be active during these winter months. Physical activity helps stimulate those happy endorphins and keeps your body healthy and strong. So next time…

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Mark your calendars for golf this February! Indoor golf, that is :) On Saturday, February 25th families are invited to play miniature golf at Capital Square in Downtown Des Moines. The Skywalk Golf Classic is presented by The First Tee of Central Iowa…

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Cold weather during the winter months can keep kids cooped up inside. It is important for kids to move and be active during these winter months. Physical activity helps stimulate those happy endorphins and keeps your body healthy and strong. So next time…
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