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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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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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Passport to Summer Fun in Iowa City!

It’s official:  today is the FIRST day of summer! I can’t think of a better place to spend the long, summer days than Iowa City.  Good news: while you’re running around visiting all of your local favorites this summer, we are excited to let you know that you can pick up some extra goodies and […]

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Meet Me At the Market: A Guide to Farmer’s Markets in the Corridor!

It is a random Thursday afternoon in April, when the Iowa weather is somewhere between sunny skies and a monsoon-style downpour. Since we like to err on the side of caution, my daughter and I are curled up in our reading nook (aka a couple of pillows on the floor), reading “Rah, Rah, Radishes”, a vegetable […]

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Mother’s Day Giveaway from {made} community {giveaway closed}

Happy May Day! Only 10 more days until Mother’s Day! We’ve decided to celebrate by offering an awesome giveaway today from {made} community!  If you read Kate’s favorite things post yesterday, you already know that {made} offers gorgeous handmade necklaces, earrings, and bracelets.  You may also know that they only use repurposed, vintage, USA-made, or fair-trade materials.  […]

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New Pioneer Co-Op: An Iowa City Staple

If you haven’t visited the New Pioneer Co-Op, I’m hoping it’s only because you just recently moved to the area.  If not…then what is your excuse? Seriously! “New Pi”, as they like to be called, is truly a staple in the Iowa City/Coralville community.  As the name suggests, New Pioneer is a “co-op”, meaning they […]

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