The idea of sustainability or “going green,” can feel very intimidating. But making sustainable choices is not as difficult as it may seem. There are many small steps you can take to make a big impact. For the past few...
2019 is here. It’s time to crack open the new planner and remember to start writing 2019 on your checks. Am I the only one who still writes checks? For many, the new year signifies fresh beginnings, blank slates, and...
Meet our Minature Goldendoodle, Remington "Remi" Lou. She is the newest member of the Evans clan. Jon and I kept this little secret from our kiddos until Christmas morning. I think it was one of the best Christmas's I...
When I moved to Portland, Oregon, 14 years ago, I desperately missed Hy-Vee. While living there, I found several wonderful local stores that I grew quite fond of, but when I moved 6 blocks away from a Whole Foods,...
Two years ago, our first dog died at the age of 12. He was a fantastic dog and we were all devastated when we had to say our goodbyes. I swore I wouldn't get another dog for at least...
Snuggling under blankets together with my family is one of my favorite things to do. I love the cozy memories we create when we are all tucked close together laughing, reading, or watching a movie. But, that idyllic scene turns...
I’ve been spending a lot of time at home. I bet you have been too. When I have extra time on my hands I like to decorate.  Two years ago our family moved into a bigger house. Because it was...
Spring is a fresh start, new growth, and for lots of us- a little spring cleaning! For me, I like to do a little home refresh to give it a little lift after the winter. I've found some really...
This post is sponsored by Ingrid Williams Real Estate. Ingrid is a wealth of knowledge and can answer your questions on anything from finding the right Realtor to moving strategies to house hunting with kids. This month Ingrid's goal is to help families understand the...
Today's post is sponsored by Ingrid Williams, a local mom and Realtor for Re/Max. Spring and summer are the best seasons to buy or sell a home and the Des Moines metro market is really moving. If you have been...

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