Karess Carter

Karess Carter

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Thursday, January 30, 201401/30/2014

Ty is coming to town!

I love the Des Moines Home and Garden Show. This is my thing. Let me walk around the booths for…


Thursday, January 16, 201401/16/2014

It’s long overdue

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Wednesday, December 18, 201312/18/2013

Do you like affordable, family fun?

We have really tried to create adventures with our daughter. We do things that a lot of different things as…


Thursday, December 12, 201312/12/2013

Dixie and Proof!! Why you should go to both!

I’m going to start off my saying this has been a tough week. I lost my voice, which to many…

My friend Kimberly Iverson, a L'Oreal Woman of Worth

Wednesday, December 4, 201312/04/2013

What would happen if we all found our passion?

When Rhiannon was in the NICU for 96 days, I was introduced to the work of the March of Dimes.…

proof drink

Wednesday, November 27, 201311/27/2013

Yes, I can judge a good cocktail! It’s Cocktail Wars!

So a few months ago I had a great opportunity to be a judge for Dishcrawl’s Battle Dish Des Moines.…


Friday, October 25, 201310/25/2013

What can you do for Halloween?

First of all I have to give props to my amazing Mother-In-Law, who outdid herself with Rhiannon’s costume this year.…

Ashley's design

Thursday, October 24, 201310/24/2013

We all get by with a little help from our friends.

A story appeared this week in the paper about a boy who is battling cancer. It was very moving. You…


Monday, October 14, 201310/14/2013

How is that weekend over already?

I am starting by saying I am pretty sure I’m getting a cold from being so run down. I was…


Thursday, October 10, 201310/10/2013

Support the next generation of chefs in Des Moines!

I’ve enjoyed several amazing dishes at BOS over the last few weeks. Chef John Andres was a contestant with Battledish…