Celebrating Memorial Day during a Pandemic

  Since everything is still closed or slowly re-opening this weekend it was basically pointless to put activities that are normally held this weekend since most have been cancelled. So, with that in mind, here is some history of the holiday and what you can do to celebrate it even with most events being put…

Top Ten Stores to Check out in Valley Junction

Valley Junction may be a small neighborhood but they’re famous amongst locals for their shopping and for the various events they hold during the year. The following are the best places to shop while you’re in the Valley Junction neighborhood. Bing’s-215 5th Street-The daughter of the owners of Wicker & the Works has opened her own…

Top Ten Places to buy Flowers/Greenhouses in the Des Moines area

Des Moines and the surrounding areas have plenty of choices to get beautiful floral arrangements and the greenhouses not only have a huge assortment of flowers to plant but also offer a large selection of gardening supplies.  The following are the best locally owned places to get flowers to both grow and give as a gift. Boesen the…

Top Ten Wedding Guest Complaints

Wedding guests are happy to see the happy couple get married but they’re also just as happy when the whole event is finally over especially if they had to hear about all of the planning for months leading up to it. The following are the biggest complaints guests will probably have the weddings they’ve been…