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Photo cred: April & August Photography It’s been an entire decade since we exchanged vows, walked up the aisle, and started married life together in a little apartment in Des Moines, a city we had moved to just the month … Continue reading

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des moines artwork

For the second year, Page and I headed downtown to support PedalArt, an annual art event to kick off Bike Month. For those not from around here, Iowans take their bicycling VERY seriously. The state hosts a weeklong, cross-state bike … Continue reading

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sights and smells of the farmer’s market.

It was nearly July before we made it, but we finally got a Saturday morning Farmer’s Market trip in. I’ll let the pictures share the experience of this favorite way to spend a summer weekend morning…         … Continue reading

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staging the cutest house ever (it’s for sale if you’re looking!)

Photo by Iowa Realty A couple of weeks ago, our friend, Stacy, asked me to help with staging some rooms in her house before she and her husband put it on the market. (They’re in the Beaverdale area if you’re … Continue reading

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a date with des moines: the restaurant list

(Photo: Raygun, the coolest t-shirt shop in Des Moines and perhaps the world) A while back, I came across this article on Des Moines about must-go spots for dining, museums, and more. I was quizzing myself to see how many of … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger Series: Jessica Timmons of Salon de Vallon

Our second monthly guest blogger, Jessica, is here today from Salon de Vallon in West Des Moines, Iowa. Jessica is a guru of all things hair and makeup, and I’m so excited for her to share some beauty tips and … Continue reading

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