Scott Allen

Scott Allen

Scott Allen

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Thursday, April 24, 201404/24/2014

Frozen Sing-a-long

Anyone else have kids at home singing “Let It Go” from Disney’s Frozen? It’s pretty non-stop at our house. First,…

icubs1

Tuesday, April 22, 201404/22/2014

Great Day for Baseball!

What a great day for some Iowa Cubs baseball! With temps in the 60s, I decided to drop by Principal…

Peeps

Friday, April 18, 201404/18/2014

What Will It Take to Work Off Your Favorite Easter Candy?

When you get right down to it, Easter is about two things: eggs and candy. Which means when the Easter…

candybar

Thursday, April 17, 201404/17/2014

The 10 Best Candy Bars of All Time

If you’ll be stealing Cadbury Creme Eggs from the kids this weekend, in your spare time – take a look at this list of the Top 10 Candy Bars of All Time.

Civic Center

Tuesday, April 15, 201404/15/2014

Des Moines Performings Arts Announces 2014/2015 Season

Des Moines Performing Arts just announced their 2014/2014 season…and it’s awesome! Below, some excerpts from the press release they just…

2nd Annual 'Rebels With A Cause' Gala

Tuesday, April 15, 201404/15/2014

Pharrell Cries on Oprah, Asks “Why Am I Crying on Oprah?”

Is it me, or does Pharrell Williams seem like the most like-able guy of the moment? Pharrell Williams cried “Happy“…

adventureland

Friday, April 4, 201404/04/2014

Adventureland Named Top Amusement Park

Every year, my wife and I make it a point to take our girls to Adventureland as many times as we can during the summer.

lettuce

Thursday, April 3, 201404/03/2014

6 Foods Happy People Put In Grocery Carts

Eat to beat depression by stocking up on these six grocery items to make you less irritable, more alert, and all around happier.

Wicked - Munchkinland

Saturday, November 2, 201311/02/2013

WICKED: Through the Eyes of a 5 Year Old

Giving my daughter her first experience of seeing live theater at the Des Moines Civic Center is one of the best decisions I’ve ever made in her young life.

wicked

Saturday, October 26, 201310/26/2013

A WICKED Deal!

WICKED’s turning 10! If you don’t have your tickets yet, I’ve just learned of a WICKED deal on some great seats.

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