Fall Bucket List with the Kiddos

My favorite season Fall is right around the corner.  Even though it’s not quite here yet, I couldn’t wait to make my Fall Bucket List with the Kiddos.  I say bring on the cooler temps and beautiful fall colors!  So …

Dinosaurs Coming to Des Moines

Does your child love dinosaurs?  Then plan to check out the new “Ultimate Dinosaurs” exhibit at the Science Center of Iowa that opens Friday, October 10th. “Ultimate Dinosaurs” will open on Friday, October 10, during SCI’s monthly $5 Family Night …

Howell’s Pumpkin Patch

A visit to Howell’s Pumpkin Patch is #5 on this year’s Fall Bucket List. Right now you can get a great deal on Groupon for Admission for 4 for only $19.00! At Howell’s Pumpkin Patch there are lots of fun …

Painting with Marbles

Some people say that I lost my marbles when I had kids.  But yesterday I was able to find them just long enough to do some Marble Painting.   It’s easy and fun for the kiddos.  All you need is: …

Des Moines Needs an IKEA!

I love IKEA.  The only problem is the closest IKEA is 200 miles away.  My question is this.  Why doesn’t Des Moines of all places have an IKEA.  Why don’t we get to enjoy the stylish furniture, the handy organization …