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Escape to the Minnesota North Shore | A Family-Friendly Itinerary

Escape to the Minnesota North Shore | A Family-Friendly Itinerary Last summer we invested in a popup camper and since that purchase, we have traveled all over the Midwest. Just recently our family made a trip to the Minnesota North Shore and I cannot believe this piece of the United States is right here in the Midwest. Only about 6 hours from the Des Moines, Iowa area! If you are looking to escape, take in...

Pick Your Own Flowers: Willow Flower Farm

Pick Your Own Flowers: Willow Flower Farm

Pick Your Own Flowers: Willow Flower Farm Iowa in January, when it fights to get above zero, is the time for warm blankets, hot soup, and toasty fires, right? Well, that wasn’t the case for one Central Iowa family who spent last winter beginning the magic of a flower farm that’s now bloomed, beautiful, and ready for us to pick.  The Willow Flower Farm, just south of Des Moines, first opened to the public this...

Family-Friendly Glow Wild 2021 + Giveaway

Family-Friendly Glow Wild 2021 Glow Wild, is back for 2021! This event is held by Polk County Conservation and Cumulus Media, this family-friendly event is fun for all ages! Glow Wild is held at the Jester Park Nature Center in Granger, Iowa right outside of the Des Moines metro area. Celebrate the end of summer with live music, fun outdoor activities, food, drinks, and friends on August 28 from 4 – 10 p.m. Live Music...

Save Big on Back-to-School Shopping with Rhea Lana’s West Des Moines Sale

Save Big on Back-to-School Shopping with Rhea Lana's West Des Moines Sale It is about that time ... Rhea Lana's West Des Moines is BACK! Save the date and save big at Rhea Lana's Fall Sale happening August 8 - 14 at Valley West Mall in the lower level next to Boot Barn. Rhea Lana’s West Des Moines is an upscale children’s consignment event held twice a year. Shoppers can expect to purchase excellent quality children’s...

Dodge the Ordinary | 7 Ways to Experience Fort Dodge, Iowa

Dodge the Ordinary | 7 Ways to Experience Fort Dodge, Iowa The Midwest state of Iowa offers so many unique experiences and fun adventures. If you are not from here, you may not be aware of all the amazing potential. I have lived in Iowa the majority of my life and just about an hour north of Des Moines is Fort Dodge, Iowa. When families think of a fun family getaway Fort Dodge probably does...