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New Pioneer Co-Op: An Iowa City Staple

If you haven’t visited the New Pioneer Co-Op, I’m hoping it’s only because you just recently moved to the area.  If not…then what is your excuse? Seriously! “New Pi”, as they like to be called, is truly a staple in the Iowa City/Coralville community.  As the name suggests, New Pioneer is a “co-op”, meaning they […]

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Frugal Friday! (First Installment)

If you have been following the Iowa City Moms Blog for any amount of time, you have probably caught on to the fact that many of our writers (including myself) are self-proclaimed “barganistas”, “clearance-rack junkies”, “garage sale queens”, etc.  Lianna shared some tips on how to become a garage-sale queen, and Tara has shared both thrift-store bargains […]

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Cinco de Mayo: Food, Fun For The Kids, and a GIVEAWAY! {Closed}

As a Spanish teacher, I always find it quite humorous when I get new students and ask them their knowledge of Spanish vocabulary.  Cerveza, cinco de mayo, fiesta, tacos, enchiladas, guacamole.  My goal is always to expand this vocabulary (obviously!), but for this upcoming weekend, I’m guessing you can get by with just this list!  […]

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