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Summer Adventures

Des Moines is a great city for all sorts of adventures, especially in the summertime. I find that my evenings during the week and my mornings on the weekend get pretty full as the summer progresses because there’s just so much to do! Here are three things you can do in Des Moines, our beautiful …

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Food Challenge Update! (12-14)

The past few weeks have given me the opportunity to try new foods and I’m slowly getting closer to halfway of my 30 new foods challenge for 2014. I’ve noticed that throughout this adventure, it’s not very difficult to seek out something new as there are new foods all around me! Food #12: Mustard Greens …

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Hello June!

Hello to a new month! June happens to be my favorite month of the year. Summer is officially getting started, the weather in Iowa is still pleasant enough to spend a lot of time outdoors, and lilies, peonies, and roses are in full bloom. My birthday also happens to be in June and so that …

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Thai Massage

A perk of working in wellness is that you get to meet many other awesome wellness professionals on a regular basis. Recently I had the opportunity to have a bodywork session with Erin Mader, who has recently moved back to Iowa to practice massage therapy. One form of bodywork she specializes in is Thai Massage. While I’ve …