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Weekend Events Round Up

Weekend Events Round Up

Happy Weekend! Check out the fun events happening in the Corridor this weekend and enjoy!

Meet a Dad: Author Jeff Kinney

Meet a Dad: Author Jeff Kinney

Diary of a Wimpy Kid has sold over 150 million copies, making it one of the bestselling children’s series of all times. Author Jeff Kinney is a verified celebrity in the genre, and was even named one of Time magazine’s Most Influential People. TLMN shared their interview with this dad of two, where he shares his best tips for raising readers, his own favorite childhood books, advice on getting kids off screens, and details of his latest book.

Roasted Cauliflower Tacos

Roasted Cauliflower Tacos

Introducing new vegetables (like cauliflower) to kids can be tricky. Experts recommend serving it in a form they are familiar with (in this case, tacos). It’s the perfect excuse for Taco Tuesday!

Weekend Events Round Up

Weekend Events Round Up

Happy Weekend! Check out the fun events happening in the Corridor this weekend and enjoy!

The New “New Normal”

The New “New Normal”

The pandemic may have kept us six feet apart from our friends and extended family, but it did keep us as close to our immediate family as we’ve ever been. As restrictions start to loosen as parents (either one or both) head back to work, this can lead to changing marital and family dynamics, anxiety and more. See what psychotherapist and relationship expert Dori Gatter has to say about it.

Weekend Events Round Up

Weekend Events Round Up

It’s Memorial Day weekend! Check out the fun events happening in the Corridor during this holiday weekend and enjoy!

Meet Kristin Verhorevoort

Meet Kristin Verhorevoort

Kristin (32) is a local mom of 2 under 2, whose brand will stick in your head, literally! Learn more about her life in the Corridor and how she juggles work with mommyhood.

Mimosas With A Twist – 5 Unique Recipes

Mimosas With A Twist – 5 Unique Recipes

Did you know mimosas can be made with more than just orange juice? Well, you do now! We’ve selected five of our favorite recipes to share with you on National Mimosa Day.

Weekend Events Round Up

Weekend Events Round Up

Happy Mother’s Day Weekend! Check out the fun events happening in the Corridor, including the Tulip Festival in Pella.

Meet Jennifer Pratt

Meet Jennifer Pratt

Jennifer (38) is a local mom to 4 boys, whom she and her husband adopted from Brazil. Learn more about her adoption journey and why she decided to adopt internationally.

Weekend Events Round Up

Weekend Events Round Up

It’s May Day weekend and there are lots of related events happening around the Corridor. Check the list and enjoy!

Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Mother’s Day Gift Guide

This Mother’s Day, we’re sharing some gift picks for all the amazing moms we know. Purchase them for any deserving mom in your life—yourself included. Happy Mother’s Day!

Weekend Events Round Up

Weekend Events Round Up

Happy Weekend! Enjoy the events and activities happening this weekend in the Corridor, including a self guided shopping trip through rural Iowa to support small shops.

DIY Custom-Shaped Soap

DIY Custom-Shaped Soap

This is a great activity for a rainy day, when you need to entertain the kids inside the house. Plus, the result is cute enough to give as a gift if you want!

How To Improve Your WFH Life

How To Improve Your WFH Life

Remote work has become the norm for a lot of us since the pandemic started, and for some this may even be a permanent shift. If you’re feeling like you need a reboot, some little changes can go a long way. Jonathan Adler shared some tips on how to create a space you’ll love working in and upgrade your WFH life. Check it out!

Weekend Events Round Up

Weekend Events Round Up

Happy Weekend! Enjoy the events and activities happening this weekend in the Corridor, including The Monster Truck Tour and Take a Bite Food Festival in Amana Colonies! Check it out!

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