Love holiday food but not all the prep and cooking? Many places in Des Moines offer holiday catering, so take it easy this year and let someone else do the work! Des Moines Holiday Catering Options Grocery Stores A grocery store is...
Celebrate Thanksgiving by going out to eat this year. Get a delicious meal and keep your house clean! Several restaurants in Des Moines offer Thanksgiving meals or skip the traditional meal altogether. Where to Eat Out this Thanksgiving Mulberry Street Tavern Grab...
We are thrilled to partner with Polk County Conservation to bring you this monthly event guide.  November 19 | Fall Makers Market, Jester Park Nature Center 12130 NW 128th St, Granger 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Talk about a unique shopping experience!...
Des Moines Mom is proud to partner with Jester Park Nature Center to bring you the 2023 Holiday Markets and Craft Show guide. November 19 | Fall Makers Market, Jester Park Nature Center 12130 NW 128th St, Granger 11 a.m. –...
The Christmas season is quickly approaching and moms around the world are doing the holiday hustle. We're tracking our Amazon deliveries like a storm chaser tracks an impending storm. Wrapping gifts, addressing and stamping holiday cards, and making sure...
UPDATE: See The Canadian Pacific holiday train (CPKC) come back through Iowa on Thursday, December 7 in Mason City.  The holiday train is scheduled to arrive at 7:45 p.m. at the CPKC Depot 904 South Pennsylvania Ave 8-8:30 p.m. Tenille...
Halloween is such a fun time of year! There are so many different activities, cute costumes, and opportunities for candy! My kids run from house to house to see who can get the most treats. At the end of...
Little feet run up the driveway, drop a basket on the porch, and RUN!! They sprint away from the house, hoping not to be seen by the neighbors. Here's how to boo your neighbor with a basket of goodies.  It's time...
Don't limit the Halloween fun to beggar's night and a pumpkin patch. Celebrate the spooky (and fun!) season all month long. Whether you are looking for an adult-only event or something for the whole family, make the most of those...
The hunt is on! Find one (or many!) Easter egg hunts and let the kids run wild while collecting candy and prizes. Leading up to Easter, there are several community hunts around Des Moines. Find the one that fits your...

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