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Ways to be more intentional and minimal about gift giving

12 Ways To Be More Intentional and Minimal About Gift-Giving

Christmas is my favorite time of the year. It’s the only time of the year when I can tolerate snow and cold, and I feel festive for a solid month. I want to spend my time with my friends and family, decorating the tree, going to ugly sweater parties, driving around to see the lights, […]

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Ultimate Guide to Holidays in Iowa City

The Ultimate Guide to Holidays in Iowa City 2017

Welcome to Iowa City Moms Blog's Holiday Guide 2017! We love our city, and we love the holidays, so what could be better than the combination of the two?! To make planning your holidays simple and stress-free, we’ve compiled all the information and details you need to celebrate the holidays Iowa City style.  From family-friendly events, [...]
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Best places to shop local at small businesses in Iowa City

Shop Local: Iowa City Holiday Shopping Guide 2017

Iowa City abounds with great places to shop for everyone on your holiday gift list. Stop by some of our favorites this year on Small Business Saturday (November 25), or support these quality businesses year round. These local retailers get my dollars at holiday time by offering potential gifts for a wide range of folks, […]

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Iowa City Holiday Guide 2016

Welcome to Iowa City Moms Blog's Holiday Guide 2016! We love our city, and we love the holidays, so what could be better than the combination of the two?! To make planning your holidays simple and stress-free, we’ve created and compiled these posts to help you find exactly what you’re looking for. Each of the below [...]
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Shop Local: Iowa City Holiday Shopping Guide

One of the many fabulous qualities of Iowa City is the abundance of locally-owned shops, restaurants, and businesses.  One of the many fabulous qualities of the people that live here is our dedication to supporting our neighbors.  Today the Iowa City Moms Blog team came together to share some of our favorite places to shop local […]

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Holiday Markets, Craft Shows, and Vendor Fairs in the Iowa City Corridor

It’s here–the biggest shopping season of the year is now upon us. Though Christmas is not for more than 50 days, by early November we’re already thinking about what to get for our kids, friends, family, neighbors, and coworkers. Many of us wait until Black Friday and Cyber Monday to score the best deals at […]

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Stella and Dot bracelet giveaway

{GIVEAWAY}: Stella and Dot {CLOSED}

Would you or someone on your list love a little jewelry this Christmas? Then check out our Holiday Shopping Guide business Stella and Dot!  Our personal stylist, Aubrey, will help you find that perfect gift! We love the gorgeous jewelry and the specials going on right now! Be sure to visit Aubrey’s website or click […]

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Final - Thirty One

{GIVEAWAY}: Thirty One {CLOSED}

Our Holiday Shopping Guide giveaways continue!! Are you still looking for a gift for your mom, sister, or best friend? We love all the stylish options Thirty One has to offer, including solutions for organization, gifting, storage, travel, every day use, and more! Be sure to browse our Independent Director Ashley’s website for ideas!! Or […]

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Final - Babu Hats

ICMB Holiday Shopping Guide {GIVEAWAY}: Babu Hats {CLOSED}

Today we’re excited to feature one of our Holiday Shopping Guide businesses: Babu Hats! Jessica makes adorable knit hats, perfect for your little babe!  Especially now that it’s getting cold outside!! Order from her Etsy shop, or message her if you’re looking for something special!! {GIVEAWAY} Today we are giving away one of these adorable […]

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