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Iowa City Area Birthday Party Guide

If you're planning a birthday party in the Iowa City area, you've come to the right place! We are proud to showcase some of our area's great venues, activities, bakers, and more, making your planning easier and the entire experience more enjoyable for everyone. We all want birthday parties that are fun, easy, and memorable, [...]
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Birthday Traditions: Fun Ideas to Celebrate Your Child

I am all about traditions. Maybe this stems from my Catholic upbringing, but I love all kinds of traditions with my family. Bagels while watching the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, muffins on Christmas morning, eating pigs in a blanket while watching the Westminster dog show. All of these have been so fun to develop, first […]

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Have a Very Merry Birthday

It’s that time of year again…the time when the weather begins to depress you, but the multiple holidays in a row boost your morale back up to smiling. First there is Thanksgiving, Hanukah, and Christmas. Right after that is Kwanza, New Year’s Eve, and New Year’s Day. The multitude of celebrations, gatherings, and special meals […]

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Easy Fondant Recipe (For Real)

My oldest child celebrated his 15th birthday a few weeks ago. As your kids get older, birthday celebrations evolve with each passing year. For instance, the piles of brightly wrapped packages give way to the “one big gift.” Frantic runs through the toy aisle are usually replaced with a trip to Best Buy, or, if […]

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BIG Change!

That’s what’s in store for our family. [Disclosure: this is a rather looong post. Sorry. But, feel free to stop reading if curiosity hasn’t roped you in already.] Nope, this isn’t a pregnancy announcement and we aren’t adding another four-legged member to the Claussen Clan. No, no, no we’re not packing up and moving to […]

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