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Friday faves

[celebrating 150 years of the peoples’ house] I enjoyed reading this piece from the Washington Post about the beloved Iowa State Fair. It’s almost tailgating time and I was recently browsing for some updated Iowa gear. Enter Tailgate – completely obsessed with … Continue reading

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Friday faves

[having fun checking out Union Park + the Heritage Carousel] We celebrated Fitzie’s birthday last weekend and he received this super cute sink set. The faucet actually works! Little Tikes also has a version of this with a stove. Start … Continue reading

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Fitzie’s Fair

We celebrated Fitzgerald’s first birthday this past weekend in true midwest fashion – with a state fair themed bash. I’d be lying if I haven’t been planning this party since Fitz was first born in the month of August. I … Continue reading

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On our own turf

In years past, we’ve been able to experience some great cities for the NGA conference –Milwaukee, Nashville and White Sulphur Springs to name a few. But this year, we were so excited to showcase Des Moines as the host city! It’s always fun to … Continue reading

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Don’t miss it, don’t even be late

The title of my blog is a reference to the opening song of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Broadway musical ‘State Fair’ that is based on our very own Iowa State Fair. Every year over one million people from around the globe crowd … Continue reading

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Fairly fun

Our trip to the fair was definitely different this year. I managed to sneak a peek at the miniature houses, scarf down a corn dog and try out this year’s fruity fair square. That was about it. It was wall-to-wall … Continue reading

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The great state fair

It’s no secret that I’m in love with our great state. And with good reason, there is so much beauty here. [Here’s proof: Des Moines was used as the backdrop for this awe-inspiring time-lapse video that I watched earlier this … Continue reading

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