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ICMB Summer Shop Hop Revised

Get Tickets Now for ICMB’s Summer Shop Hop Event!

We are SO excited to announce our Summer Shop Hop series!  This extra-special, three-night event is PERFECT for all of you mamas who are currently in summer survival mode!  Take a night off, grab some friends (or come solo!), and join us for drinks, snacks, exclusive storewide discounts, giveaways, and more! First up, we are meeting at Apricot Lane […]

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Unique {and USEFUL} Father’s Day Gift

Tired of the giving the same old Father’s Day gifts? Want your children to use their imagination to create something unique while still having it be useful? Here is a quick, easy, and inexpensive gift your kids can make this year. (I recommend this for ages 4+). 1) Gather up your materials. You will need: T-shirt (darker […]

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If You’ve Got It, Flaunt It…For All of Womankind

These days, pregnancy is generally accepted as a beautiful thing, but that wasn’t always the case. Not too many generations ago, pregnancy was largely kept under wraps. As our grandmothers carried our parents, their changing bodies were kept hidden behind tent-like dresses that shapelessly draped over their bodies. They weren’t very figure-flattering, and that was […]

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{Sponsored Post} Enve Salon

First things first, if you haven’t visited Enve Salon yet, here’s something you should know:  ALL new clients receive 50% off their first visit.  Yes, ALL new clients! Located at 1150 5th Street (#165) in Coralville, Enve Salon offers all haircare services.  Haircuts for men, women and kids.  Hair coloring.  Waxing.  Shellac for nails.  And […]

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This was practically my pregnancy uniform. Lots of black, maternity tank, maternity leggings, open cardigans, and booties.

What to Wear When You’re Expecting

Ahh, pregnancy. Such a magical, mystical, amazing time, right? Well, yes…and also a very emphatic NO. Some lucky women seem to channel Angelina Jolie and become life-giving, earth-mother goddesses, proclaiming their undying love for being pregnant. These are probably the same women who notice nary a labor contraction until they accidentally sneeze the baby out. […]

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{Re-Cap} ICMB and Downtown Iowa City’s Shop Crawl!

Let’s just start by saying this:  we had SO MUCH FUN at this event!  Special thanks to Iowa City Downtown District for co-hosting our first ever “shop crawl”, and for providing each of our guests with a handy dandy (and super cute!) map of the downtown district, as well as a Holiday Giving Book for everyone.  What a nice […]

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