It is Official! First Time Home Buyer Savings Program.

On Tuesday May 9th, Governor Branstad signed this legislation. The First Time Home Buyer Savings Program will be effective January 1, 2018. This is a culmination of a lot of hard work by Iowa Association of Realtors over the last 4 years. Thank you to everyone that supported this legislation, responded to the calls for[…]

#ilovemy515: save the date!

This dreary weather has me longing for sunny days *sigh*. How about you?!  Since I can’t control the weather, I’ll blog about something happy that I can help spread awareness to. As a co-chair, I am hosting and walking in the Strollathon, Rettsyndrome.org’s signature fundraising and awareness event, to raise money for essential research of effective treatments and[…]

#ilovemy515: taco hangover

Nichole and I had a recent lunch meeting  (conveniently on National Margarita Day) so Taco Hangover was obvi the best choice. As margarita lovers, who like to over indulge on chips, queso and good vibes…this is our recommendation. The skinny on this WDM street style taco joint?  A cool, lively atmosphere w/ fresh inexpensive food. It’s part[…]

#ilovemy515: table128

Do you have a favorite restaurant?  We discovered this question is easier for some, more than others. While Nichole is still figuring out her “go-to”, for me, it’s pretty simple –  Table 128 Bisto + Grill! This little gem comes to mind, because the food, service and atmosphere never disappoints! If you’ve never been, here’s[…]

#ilovemy515: NYE

Are you still left wondering how you will ring in the new year tomorrow? We’ve got your back. If you are in the DSM metro there are plenty of options!  Check out these two links to drum up some ideas https://www.catchdesmoines.com/events/new-years-eve-des-moines/ and http://dsm4kids.com/2016-family-friendly-new-years-eve-celebrations-des-moines/  Maybe you are more of a “stay in and crash before 10pm type”. We don’t[…]