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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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Giving Back This Holiday Season: Service and Volunteer Opportunities

The holiday season has arrived! This the time of year when many of us reflect and take stock of the blessings in our lives. It’s also the perfect time to remember those who are less fortunate, and the holidays can be a particularly challenging time for service agencies and the individuals they serve. Whether it’s […]

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An Advent Calendar of Christmas Traditions

Now that Thanksgiving is over, and the Christmas season has officially begun, we will all begin to feel the pressure to GET READY! BUY STUFF! WRAP PRESENTS! DECORATE! MAKE MEMORIES! TAKE PICTURES! ENJOY EVERYTHING! It’s a lot of pressure. There is too much to do. Pinterest will overwhelm you, your crafty on-top-of-things Facebook friends will […]

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Giving Thanks for Food

Food is an important part of our family. We grow it. We enjoy making meals from scratch. We enjoy dinnertime, especially on the rare occasions we can all sit down together. Even in our toughest times, we made nutritious food a priority. Thanksgiving reminds us that we’re grateful to be able to say that. For […]

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We, Not Me: Teaching Service Instead of Selfishness

The holiday season is such a magical time. Sparkly lights, colorful decorations, yummy treats, presents piled under a pine tree, special movies to watch, shopping trips, and visits to see Santa…the season is practically bursting at the seams with extraordinary! Sometimes, however, our efforts to make this Christmas the most special Christmas ever can easily […]

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