Top Ten Safe Conversation Starters for your next Family Gathering

  Every family gathering has the potential to bring everyone closer together or tear everyone apart. The following are the most non-controversial but still interesting conversation starters to help learn more about your family and to help keep the peace during your time with them. What job would you have if money and lack of talent/experience…

Top Ten Christmas Events in and around Des Moines

Breakfast with Santa You’ll have plenty of options of events to help you and your family celebrate the holiday season in and around Des Moines. The following are the best family friendly events to make a point of attending this year. Jolly Holiday Lights-November 24-December 30- Jolly Holiday lights has continued to make Adventureland it’s…

Top Ten Traits of Bad Managers

Managers can be really good, really bad or somewhere in the middle. The following are the most common traits bad managers have. They play favoritism to the point that it’s obvious to everyone in the office.Managers should treat their employees like parents treat their children in that you aren’t super obvious in showing you like one more than…

Top Ten Tips for Traveling Overseas

Everyone should at some point in their lifetime travel overseas.You’ll get firsthand experience in a different culture and you’ll gain an appreciation of our country. The following are tips to help make traveling outside of America a little easier. Get at least $100 of that country’s equivalent before you go. That amount will at least pay for…

Top Ten Ways to Deal with Workplace Gossip

Office gossip is unavoidable but it’s not something you have to deal with everyday. The following are ways to help bring it to a minimum and ways to deal with it if you happen to be the target. Don’t engage- People will gossip with you if you let them and especially if you yourself offer…

Top Ten Questions You Should Never Ask No Matter What

Some things shouldn’t be asked of others no matter how well you know them. Though you may desperately want to know the information, ultimately these topics are incredibly personal and are up to the person to bring up if and when they want to so give them the choice to do so instead of forcing…

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. Zombie Walk– October 14, 2017- Have you ever wanted an excuse to walk around the…

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…