Monthly Archives: February 2013

Biking in Des Moines

Des Moines has many biking trails throughout the metro area that are paved, relatively flat, and family-friendly, so for my birthday last year, my husband bought me a new bike and a trailer for the kids.  Nothing too fancy, but … Continue reading

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Nightstand Refresh

Inspired by the YoungHouseLove Macklemore Challenge, I decided to join in on the challenge and visit a local thrift store to find my entry in the challenge.  The challenge had three parts – take a picture of yourself holding $20 … Continue reading

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Date Night

Date nights are pretty rare in our household, usually due to lack of planning, so I decided my Christmas gift for my husband would be a pre-planned date night. I started planning back in November and quickly lit on an … Continue reading

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Measuring milestones

One of the things I looked forward to as a homeowner was to have a tradition of marking the boys’ height on a wall or doorframe over the years. However, when I tried to pick a spot n the house … Continue reading

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