Top Ten Foods to Try at the World Food & Music Festival

The World Food and Music Festival will be held September 17-19nd this year. The following are the best foods to try during your visit. Laos– There’s three stands you can try Laotian food. If you’re wanting just something cold to drink, try a bubble tea at Bubble Tea Kups. If you’re wanting something to eat,…

Top Ten Things to both love and hate about fall in Iowa

Fall is one of the most beautiful times of the year. It’s also a time that can be both great and annoying, oftentimes at the same time. The following are the reasons why fall in Iowa can have it’s perks and it’s downfalls. Let’s pretend we aren’t in Pandemic times and remember how these used…

Things to do on Labor Day 2021

While this year is certainly different than last year in that we can do more things outdoors, we are still in the midst of what feels like a never ending pandemic. All of the following are subject to change and mask requirements are up to the event so please check their website before attending. Renaissance…

Top Eight Actually Useful Classes that Should be Taught in School

School can teach many, many important things for one’s life but it more often than not can be lacking in teaching even the most basic of skills. The following are classes that aren’t traditional in what they teach their students but the skills the students will learn will help them for the rest of their…

Top Ten Foods to try at the Iowa State Fair

All photos courtesy of the Iowa State Fair Peanut Butter and Fluff cookie dough-$6-Dipped in Chocolate stand- Anyone who loves cookie dough, marshmallow fluff and cocoa krispies in one creation will love this new addition. You can get it covered in chocolate or leave it plain depending on how much of a chocolate fan you…

Top Ten Ways to Prepare for Your First Ragbrai

  Ragbrai started in 1973 as the Des Moines Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa and has become one of the oldest and longest bicycle tours in the world. The following are tips to help those who are new to the race which this year will be July 21st-27th and to bicycling long distances in…

Top Ten Ways Employers can make job interviews less painful

Job interviews are as bad as a first date only you have the added pressure of having to commit to the company for at least 40 hours a week for who knows how long. Employers  can make the experience better so everyone walks away feeling respected and that their time was well spent. Don’t assume…