Your Spring Garden To-Do List

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April showers bring May flowers – plus June strawberries, July tomatoes and more! It’s time to get your garden in order. Whether you have a spacious yard or a tiny balcony, a green thumb is possible with a little preparation. We’ll show you how!

(P.S. We made a super easy, printable checklist for you!)

Mattress Buying Made Simple

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Whether you like your mattress firm or soft, queen or king, memory foam or coil springs, you’re sure to find a mattress that fits at Homemakers. Now, we’ve made searching for a mattress even easier with the Find Your Mattress page on our website! Simply enter your desired size, comfort level and price range, and we’ll show you all the options available based on your preferences. It doesn’t get much easier than that!

Cozy & Compact: Making the Most of a Small Kitchen

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If you’re searching for kitchen design ideas but don’t have a lot of square footage to work with, you’ve come to the right place. While there might not have room for a massive dining room table, you can still incorporate fresh style and fun pieces in a design that works for you.

Here are five tips to help solve your small kitchen conundrum.

5 Things You Didn’t Know About State Boys’ Basketball

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The Iowa High School Athletic Association’s state basketball tournament tipped off this morning at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines.

Gladbrook-Reinbeck and Nodaway Valley squared off in Class 1A action, the first of 32 games to be played over the next six days. Dating back 104 years, the state basketball tournament has an impressive history.

Iowa State Girls’ Basketball Tournament Primer

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The Iowa state girls’ basketball tournament takes place next week, and here at Homemakers, we couldn’t be more excited!

The 95th annual state tournament tips off Monday morning, with Colo-Nesco and Newell-Fonda facing off in the first Class 1A quarterfinal at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines.

Teams will descend on Des Moines from every corner of the state, literally: Western Christian of Hull, Bishop Heelan and Central Lyon from the northwest corner, Bedford from the southwest, Burlington and Mediapolis from the southeast and Cedar Falls, Waverly-Shell Rock and Crestwood from the northeast.

In all, 40 teams will take to the court at Wells Fargo next week.