Iowa’s largest children’s consignment sale is happening this week at the 4-H Building at the Iowa State Fairgrounds! Whether you’re looking to save money on the items your children need for spring and summer or live more sustainably by purchasing gently...
Spring into a new business in Des Moines! Enjoy the nicer weather by exploring what's new in Des Moines and beyond. Plus, if you haven't already, check out what opened this Winter! 9 New Things in Des Moines Chikin Lickin | 1196...
Have you been to the Iowa State Historical Building in Des Moines' East Village? If not, add it to your list of places to take your kids. You won't be disappointed!  Entrance My first impression upon entering is one of space:...
What Des Moines restaurants offer Kids Eat Free nights? When? Where? We’ve got you covered! We’ve put together a list of restaurants with Kids Eat Free deals by day, both local and national. Give yourself a break from cooking, and...
The idea of retirement seems pretty abstract while parenting young children. Many families don’t even know where to begin when it comes to setting aside money for their kids’ college education. But it’s important not to lose sight of...
Are you looking for tutoring services or other types of educational assistance for your kids? The Little White Schoolhouse (LWSH) is a private educational center in Ankeny, Iowa, founded by licensed teachers. They provide tutoring, small group classes, educational...
Let's go bowling! Grab the kids or make a date with some friends and stop by one of the many lanes around Des Moines. From old-school classics to modern entertainment venues, and even duckpin bowling, find a spot to...
Winter may be synonymous with hibernation, but that doesn't stop new businesses from opening all around the Des Moines metro. Plus, if you haven't already, check out what opened this Fall! 10+ New Things in Des Moines Best Day Coffee | 404...
Is your child struggling in school? It might be time to consider tutoring. The Little White Schoolhouse in Ankeny offers a variety of services ranging from individual tutoring, jump-start clinics, day camps, and much more! Signs It's Time to Consider...
How will you celebrate New Year's Eve this year? Ring in the New Year with family activities, adult-only festivities, or a little bit of both! There's lots of fun to be had around Des Moines to welcome 2024. New Year's...

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What I Love About Summer in Des Moines

There are so many different reasons our family loves summer in Des Moines. From activities for kids and date nights, to mom’s nights out,...