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8 Ways to Celebrate National Relaxation Day

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If it seems like every day is National something-or-other Day, well, you’d be correct.

But here’s one we’re particularly fond of: Next Monday, August 15 is National Relaxation Day. As we see it, this is the perfect day for kicking back and resting. Here are eight ways to do it.

Summer Color Scheme Ideas From Around Des Moines

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Whether you’re painting your walls or updating your home décor, picking a color scheme is the place to start. It’s also a great way to avoid clashing colors in any room.

Right now, summer’s vibrant hues are in season, and we’re finding color inspiration all over our locale. Below, you’ll find color combinations based on a few of our favorite Des Moines sights. Give your home some pick-me-up with these fun palettes!

Looking for more color ideas? Explore our 2016 Pantone color series and check back soon to find home décor ideas from Pantone’s fall color palette.

Home Décor Trend: Interstellar Inspiration

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The weather is improving, days are getting longer and those bugs with the flashing bums are returning—we’re not taking a side on the firefly, lightning bug debate. This all means one thing: summer is coming!

With the return of warm weather come plenty of things to do in Des Moines. We’re barely able to contain our excitement for grill outs and summer festivals. And, we have an otherworldly item to add to your 2016 Des Moines bucket list…

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27 Exciting Things To Do in Des Moines This Winter

27 Things to do in Des Moines This Winter

When I say, “snow day!” are you ready to grab the sleds or happy to snuggle up by the fireplace? Whatever your level of winter love, there are fun things to do in Des Moines for both the snow bunnies and those who appreciate winter from a warm, indoor fortress. Hibernating at home is simply not an option in our sparkling city. Keep reading to explore our entire list of winter activities and fun things to do in Des Moines all winter!