Category Archives: Work

Team DMU

Yesterday was all about team bonding! There is nothing quite like getting out of the office with co-workers and painting on the sidewalk for an afternoon. DMU has a square every year as part of the Drake Relays and due to rain … Continue reading

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Getting social

Being 34 weeks pregnant makes for an interesting obstacle when choosing a Halloween costume for Scare Us Hill. Luckily the fam took care of that with their group idea… Tomorrow I am heading to Coralville to attend the Social Brand … Continue reading

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Please no more snow

Play ball update: We couldn’t have asked for a nicer day at Principal Park yesterday. And since temps are supposed to drop like crazy over the next few days, I soaked up as much vitamin D as humanly possible! [beautiful … Continue reading

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Play ball

I dream of Plinko update: I had every intention of blogging after the show Thursday night, but it was past my bedtime. Absolutely. Amazing. The Price is Right LIVE took Des Moines (and the Haas ladies) by storm. We weren’t big … Continue reading

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I dream of Plinko

Stronger than ever update: We were robbed I tell ya! Our painted square wasn’t the big winner today, but I still think we did a darn good job. Tomorrow is the day I’ve been waiting for my entire life. It … Continue reading

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Stronger than ever

For the kids update: While little Bridgie did some exploring at her birthday party, I was in Kansas enjoying all sorts of sweets and treats at my cousin Kelsey’s bridal shower. Can’t wait to celebrate her wedding in a few … Continue reading

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Green with envy update: It was a tough weekend as evidenced here: and here: It is Spring Break here in Des Moines this week which means the office is eerily quiet and it takes half the time to get to … Continue reading

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March mojito madness

Helpful smile [and bargain]  in every aisle update: I can’t say enough good things about the Wellness program at my workplace. It is an amazing benefit that I wish everyone could have. The staff is full of knowledge and is … Continue reading

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G.G.G. update: Well, we still haven’t picked out my father-in-law’s gift yet, but my vote is for one of these sleek, no-fuss briefcases. What do you think? [Ben Minkoff, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Jack Spade] Tomorrow marks the second anniversary of … Continue reading

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Stuff the stockings update: I picked up the last of my co-worker exchange gifts tonight, so here is the second installment (see part 1) of my favorite things for this year: [ scratch tickets, AllSpice goodies, Von Maur gift card, Tank 7 ] Now all … Continue reading

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