Top Seven Easter Brunches in and around Des Moines

Easter means more than just chocolate when it comes to celebrating the holiday, this year on April 16th. The following are the best places in central Iowa to enjoy Easter brunch with your family. Christopher’s– 10am-2:30pm- Located in Beaverdale, Christopher’s a large assortment of both traditional brunch items like prime roast and crème brulee French…

Eight storytellers you should check out

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Edgar Oliver at the Moth/Photo source 1.Edgar Oliver – Edgar Oliver speaks in such a way he would make reading the ingredient list on a muffin box interesting. If I had to describe his voice in one word I suppose it would be Transylvanian.  He has a slow delivery and…

Top Ten April Fool’s Day Pranks

  April Fools is the one day of the year where you’re praised for being creatively evil to those you work with or your friends and family. The following are the best pranks to help you celebrate this holiday. Lamp Bugs- Find the most realistic drawings of scary bugs you can find to use as…

Top Ten Ways to Improve Employee Engagement

Employees need a more compelling reason to give 150% every day they go to work beyond the paycheck they’ll receive for the time they put in. The following are the best ways to get employees motivated to do their best and are at minimal cost to their employer. Don’t do a blanket punishment for the…

Top Eight Spring Time Events in and around Des Moines

The weather is slowly starting to get sunnier and less likely to involve snow. Spring is the perfect time to get out and do things in Des Moines after a long winter of being cooped up inside. The following are the best things to do in the spring time in Des Moines. Pella Tulip Time–…

Quirky Des Moines #13 :A Ray of Hope

The boats they came in weren’t designed to hold up to 200 people at a time. They were already falling apart before they even set sail on their journey but they were the only way for the refugees to leave their now fallen country.  It took a governor from Iowa to lead the way to offer assistance…

Top Six Places to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Des Moines

  Des Moines is full of plenty of actual Irish residents as well as those who are Irish just for St. Patrick’s Day. The following are the best places in the Des Moines area to celebrate your Irish heritage, even if it only lasts 24 hours on March 17. (Events held on dates other than…

Top Ten Essentials to keep in your Desk at Work

Everyone has an emergency come up- whether it’s a fashion emergency or a need chocolate now emergency. The following should be kept at your desk to help you be prepared for anything. Tide To Go Stain remover stick– You will inevitably get coffee or food on your clothing during the course of the day no…

Top Ten Running Events in Des Moines

  Running has gained popularity in the past few years and appears to be a trend that won’t be going away anytime soon. The following are the best races in Des Moines this summer. Dam to Dam– Held in downtown Des Moines, this half marathon will be held June 3, 2017. The race starts at Saylorville Dam and finishes…