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Des Moines Essentials: Coffee shops & Cafes

Des Moines Essentials: Coffee Shops & Cafés

In December I published my list of Des Moines Essentials—all of my favorite places to eat, drink, shop and explore in Iowa’s capital city. As promised, I’m expanding upon that collection with a little more detail and some recommendations from the places I love…

Love you a latte

On practicing gratitude

On Sunday morning, I was running late.

I’d woken up groggy and overtired and hadn’t let my hair dry all the way before stumbling out of my building into the late November air with my bag slung haphazardly over my shoulder…

The Week: November 14, 2014

We had our first dusting of snow this week in Des Moines, and while I was mildly disappointed that there hasn’t been more of it yet, I’m in no real rush to commit to a full-on relationship with my parka just yet. That doesn’t mean I can’t start enjoying some tiny doses of holiday spirit though… While I spend the weekend curled up with a book and some hot chocolate, here are my favorite bits of Internet from this past week…

The Week: August 29, 2014

It’s been a rainy, gloomy kind of week so I’m hoping for some sunshine this long weekend. I’ve got a few fun things planned (and maybe even a mini road trip), but more on those later. In the meantime and while I’m off adventuring, here are my favorite bits of Internet from this week…

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DIY: Flavored Coffee Syrups

Anyone who knows me well knows that there aren’t many things in this world that I love more than coffee. While I usually drink my coffee black I also love trying uniquely flavored lattes and…