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Choosing an Iowa City Neighborhood: A Mom’s Guide to Eastside Iowa City

I know a place where you can enjoy a delicious burger with local beef and fries for dinner, stroll to Dairy Queen for an ice cream treat, and then finish the evening watching the sunset by a visionary stone in a prairie preserve. Where is this nirvana of food and forest, you ask? It’s the east side […]

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A Mom’s Guide to Iowa City Moms Blog

If you are reading this, first of all we want to say THANK YOU!  We are so glad you’re here, following all things ICMB and involving your families in our local events.  When we started this blog almost four years ago, our mission was clear:  to share this journey of motherhood with moms who “get […]

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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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