Top Ten things brides and grooms need to remember on their big day

Brides have a reputation for going, well how to put this nicely, insane, on their wedding days. But both the bride and the groom could stand to remember a few basic things on their big day to make their day less stressful and prevent any future wars with family/friends. This isn’t the best day of…

Top Ten Halloween Events in and around Des Moines

The month of October will have plenty of options to get you in the Halloween spirit in Des Moines. The following are the best to go both with and without your children to celebrate the spookiest month of the year. The Slaughterhouse-October 1-October 31- From the band Slipknot, the Slaughterhouse is basically a walk through…

Seven Places to get your Pumpkin flavor fix

You know it’s fall when all of the food items on the shelves and in restaurants features pumpkin as a prominent flavor. The following are the best places to get your pumpkin favorites without having to go to the big chains. Drake Diner– located at 1111 25th Street, the Drake Diner doesn’t make you wait…

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…