DMU RUN-DAY-VOO

How can you even try to resist saying that over & over again?  It’s such a fun name and I’m …

Butter what?

It’s official, this year’s state fair butter statue has been announced!! In addition to this year’s butter cow at the …

Place to go, things to do, people to see

When I was a kid I knew that saying “I’m bored” would mean a chore list from mom – maybe …

More things to do in Des Moines!

I have been remiss, dear readers, in not blogging already about this coming weekend. There is SO much going on, …

Ice cream addicts welcome in Iowa

I love ice cream. Other than mint chip,  I haven’t met any ice cream I dislike. If someone came up …

DMU is staying dry

Contrary to the latest CNN headline, all of Des Moines is NOT evacuating. The entire state is waist-deep in rain …

Like music to my ears…

There’s a brand new event in DSM that has everyone hyped up. It’s called 80/35 (Referring to DSM being at …

Des Moines, how I love thee!

Summer is here, the flowers are in bloom and the weekends are full of cool things to do – reminding …

Farmers’ market time!!!

We hear time and again from students that one of their fave. things to do in Des Moines is visit …

Is grad school do-able with a family?

If you’ve been dreaming for years of becoming a doctor or earning your master’s but you’re not sure how more …

Wooden shoes, tulips and pastries galore

About 30-45 minutes from Des Moines is the lovely little town of Pella. Pella was founded by the Dutch and …

Lots to do!

Came across this great listing of fun summer events: The Register’s guide to summer fun in DSM! Enjoy!!!