Karess Carter

Karess Carter

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Wednesday, February 5, 201402/05/2014

Valentine’s Day is almost here! Apples and pizza are my gifts!

In my house, we don’t go above and beyond for holidays. We try to keep things in check, and not…


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…