Baseball is Back – A Little Late, But it’s Coming

For health and safety reasons, Major League Baseball announced its decision to delay the 2021 Triple-A schedule by four weeks.. The Iowa Cubs season is now slated to begin on May 4 at Principal Park. Major League teams will utilize an alternate training site in April for players not on the active big league roster.Continue reading “Baseball is Back – A Little Late, But it’s Coming”

Salty and Sweet Pumpkin Seeds

Halloween means it’s time to carve some pumpkins.  Once the fun (messy) job of digging out the pumpkins seeds is done, it’s time to cook up some pumpkin seeds.  This sweet and salty recipe will have your whole family wanting more! Salty and Sweet Pumpkin Seeds Recipe Ingredients 2 cups fresh pumpkin seeds, rinsed (washContinue reading “Salty and Sweet Pumpkin Seeds”

Jasper Winery – 2021 Summer Concert Series

The Jasper Winery in Des Moines is planning on having their Summer Concert Series again this Summer. It will be a chance to enjoy some free outdoor music, some good drinks as well and food. The Jasper Winery is located at 2400 George Flagg Pkwy, Des Moines, IA 50321. Bring your lawn chairs or blanketsContinue reading “Jasper Winery – 2021 Summer Concert Series”

20 Things to do With Your Kids This Spring

Spring is one of my favorite seasons.  It’s a time when we break out of our winter slumber with outdoor activities and warmer weather fun.  It’s also a great time to get the kids outdoors and get them active and moving.  So take advantage of this time and make some fun Spring memories with yourContinue reading “20 Things to do With Your Kids This Spring”

Dutch Letters – Why an “S”?

Dutch Letters are probably one of the top treats in my book. Just typing that makes me hungry for one. And it’s been a while since I’ve had one. So why are these pastries in the shape of an “S”. Why not a “N” for Netherlands? Well, here you go: These pastries, called banketstaven orContinue reading “Dutch Letters – Why an “S”?”

Blank Park Zoo’s Wild Lights

So this is something that could be cool if you have younger kids. Blank Park Zoo is having a special Wild Lights festival April 1st thru May 31st that will have light up animals. Cost is a bit expensive I have to admit, but if you are looking for something to take the kids to,Continue reading “Blank Park Zoo’s Wild Lights”

Outside Scoop – The Best Ice Cream in Iowa!

Ok, I’m just gonna go out on a limb and say it….. The best ice cream in Iowa can be found at Outside Scoop in Indianola. Sure, they have another location in Ankeny, but I’ve never been there. So for this little tribute I give all the credit to the Indianola Outside Scoop. The flavorsContinue reading “Outside Scoop – The Best Ice Cream in Iowa!”

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