Tips for Booking Camping Trips

Tips for Booking Camping Trips Early February may be hard to think about summer and begin planning summer adventures, but if you are planning some camping adventures, think differently! That is definitely not stopping me from dreaming of Summer and booking our upcoming camping trips with Poppy the Camper. It is crazy to begin thinking of planning for camping trips or any summer trips right now, but did you know that most parents are already...

Downtown Des Moines Skywalk System with Kids

Downtown Des Moines Skywalk System with Kids One of our favorite free places to move our bodies in the winter, on a rainy or absurdly hot day is to go hiking in the downtown Des Moines Skywalk. The Des Moines Skywalk system is a 4-mile-long climate-controlled system that connects different buildings throughout downtown. We also loved using the skywalk this winter to help train for all the walking we would do on a family trip...

Crushing Goals from the Inside Out with Expedition Wellness

Crushing Goals from the Inside Out with Expedition Wellness At one point in our lives, we have all been on some sort of journey to better ourselves. "Bettering ourselves" looks different for everyone. For some it may be to lose weight, gain muscle, be able to carry our children, be able to walk a long distance without pain, eating more fruits and vegetables. The list goes on and on. Since I have become a parent...

Climbing and Water Fun at Waterworks Park in Grimes, Iowa

Climbing and Water Fun at Waterworks Park in Grimes, Iowa There has been a lot of growth and new things popping up in Grimes, Iowa including a NEW splash pad in Waterworks Park. This entire area is a beautiful area full of climbing opportunities, water fun, slides, a beautiful art sculpture, and more. The 8.5-acre park is one of the first parks created in Grimes. It was due for an upgrade! The new splash pad...

Fun Things To Do in Des Moines This Weekend

Fun Things To Do in Des Moines This Weekend: February, 23rd 2024 - February, 25th 2024 Every weekend there are amazing Things to do in Des Moines, Iowa! We have created a list of what we think are the most fun, most interesting family events in the Des Moines area this weekend – so you can have the best time together! The page will be updated every week so be sure to come back and see...