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My Friday Five – Christmas

I hope you all had a joyous time with your families and loved ones over Christmas. My heart (and stomach) felt very full! We’re off to my mom’s today for some more, so here are my Friday Five. 1. Up Before…

My Friday Five

It’s that time again – thank goodness. Friday.. Friday… Friday! I had a nasty virus that knocked me off my feet for a few days, so I’m happy to report I’m back to feeling mostly myself again. Here’s My Friday…

My Friday Five

Happy Friday! We had a fairly typical week with work, school and a few ounces of fun thrown in. 1. Twinkle Twinkle – While it’s always a bit of work to get the tree out and decorated, it looks so…

My Friday Five

Happy Friday after Thanksgiving! I hope you enjoyed a great feast and festivities with your families like we did! I was too busy stuffing my face and chatting to take any pictures, but here’s my Friday Five for the week.…

My Friday Five – First Snow

Another blur of a week… I’m really looking forward to some time off next week over the Thanksgiving holiday to recharge! 1. Let it snow! Well, I’m never quite ready for the snow each year (and the cold that comes with…

Star Wars Birthday Party - Easy Activities

Star Wars Birthday Party Activities

Easy ideas for a Star Wars themed birthday party. Light saber duels, flying saucer contests, pin the light saber on Darth Vader, and more! Sometimes the craftiest of DIY mom’s has to cry uncle when it comes to birthday party…

Best Parks in Des Moines

Now that the weather is starting to change, we’re trying to squeeze in as much outside time as we can by visiting some of our favorite parks at least one last time before it gets too cold. Here’s our list…