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When and Where Kids Eat FREE (or Cheap) in Iowa City Area

Two years ago I wrangled up the Iowa City area restaurants that offer a kids’ day/night where kids eat free or cheaper. Since then, some restaurants have closed and others have stopped offering free/cheap kids’ meals. My family and I still eat out quite a bit, and since I, too, referenced the list frequently, I […]

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Spending Time Alone

At first I was disappointed… A few weeks ago I realized I wouldn’t be able to join my husband and daughters when they planned a visit to our hometown. My husband had a weekend of golfing planned, and my daughters were going to spend a week at my parent’s home. Then, I started to think back to the […]

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Transforming Lunchtime

For three years I have been packing a cold lunch almost daily for my daughter. It’s become a hobby of mine… a bit of an obsession you might say. I have made countless themed lunches, but let’s get real for a second– It’s April! The school year is almost over and I’m already excited about […]

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Eating Out in Iowa City: 5 Favorite Restaurants For Healthy Food

A few weeks ago the Iowa City Press Citizen featured a piece on local, healthy restaurant options. The author promised places where you could eat and still maintain your New Year’s resolutions. I read about the first three great places and then turned the page, but that was it. Three. I found myself saying, “But what about […]

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Fireworks and Festivals in the Corridor

Mom’s Guide to 4th of July {2015} Festivals and Fireworks in the Corridor

Independence Day is coming up this weekend! There are some great festivals and events going on around the Corridor for the 4th of July, including plenty of opportunities to see fireworks! To make things easy, I’ve compiled a list for you!  If you’re planning to do a little grilling, be sure to check out our […]

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