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Friday faves

[monochrome on point] If you live in Iowa, make plans to get out this weekend and take part in some free fishing. Grab a pole and make some memories. Weezer + Toto’s “Africa” = GOLD. Just listen. During the summer … Continue reading

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Lake life faves 2017

Since we live in the “no coast” region, many Iowans spend their hot summers cooling off at local lakes around the state. We are lucky enough to have access to a lake house located just 45 minutes away from our … Continue reading

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Taste the world in Iowa

I know it may be hard to believe, but Iowa has quite the diverse culinary scene. The best way to see (and taste!) all that this great state has to offer is to head down to the Walnut Street Bridge … Continue reading

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Forthcoming fall

It truly felt like fall was not too far away this weekend. The morning air was crisp, I busted out my new cardi and indulged in my first Pumpkin Spice Latte of the season. [beautiful fall sunset] We spent our Saturday afternoon … 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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Sweet corn for all

This past weekend we celebrated all things sweet corn related in our new hometown, Adel. They hold the annual Sweet Corn Festival every August and the whole town comes together to feed the masses free golden kernel goodness. In an effort … Continue reading

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Go Grandpa

Our family had a big night this past Tuesday as my father-in-law was elected to his sixth term as the governor of our state. I am so blessed to have such amazing in-laws in my life and I know that … 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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Three day weekend

Sometimes I feel like I could use an extra day after a three day weekend. How about you? Ours consisted of heading to Lake Panorama to take in the sights and sounds. [evie’s first boat ride – he doesn’t care for … Continue reading

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Road trip: Pella

This past weekend we loaded up the car and headed over to Pella, Iowa for the day. We missed their annual Tulip Time Festival a couple of weeks ago and were hoping to still get a peek at the late … Continue reading

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