Top Valentine’s Day Date Ideas

Cupid is back for his yearly visit. The following are affordable date ideas to help you and your loved one celebrate the most romantic day of the year. Reenact your first date. Arrive at the first place you met in separate cars if you’re really wanting to make it feel authentic. Do all of the…

Are you really “Iowa-Nice” or a PAWA?

The concept of “Iowa Nice” is pretty well known by people both in and outside of the state but are you really as nice as you think are you? Are you what I’m proposing as a new term- Passive-Aggressive White A-hole or PAWA? Or to put it in a more general definition, are you pseudo…

How to deal with family estrangement

Family is supposed to love you unconditionally. They’re supposed to treat you like you matter to them and they aren’t afraid to show you just how much you matter to them. So what happens when your family doesn’t do that? How do you walk away from the people who are supposedly always on your side…

Top Nine Ways to Prevent Cabin Fever

  Iowa winters will invariably mean spending a big chunk of time being stuck inside. The following will make this winter a little more bearable when you’re forced to spend a lot of it indoors. Have a winter to-do list– Make a list of indoor things you need /want to get accomplished while you’re cooped…