Memorial Day is a day observed in May to remember those who’ve died in active military service. It’s not a day to thank a vet for their service, but a day to remember those who gave the ultimate sacrifice–their life for...
There is something special about summer in Iowa City.  Throw your lawn chairs in the trunk, grab the sunblock, and enjoy a jam-packed season of festivals, farmers’ markets, and food.  There are just too many events to include them all, but...
Spring is here. And the attic noises have returned. Our family is fortunate that we moved into our own home nearly two years ago. Before then, we took full advantage of being able to report any and all issues to...
Reducing your carbon footprint doesn’t have to be expensive or inconvenient.  With Earth Day on April 22nd let’s challenge ourselves to make meaningful changes to benefit our family, our community and our world.  It can be big or small....
Welcome to Iowa City Moms' Blog's guide to summer camps in the Iowa City area! When school is out for the summer, parents need a safe place for their kids to learn, explore, make memories, and try new things. Of...
With the onset of spring comes the area senior/junior high school theatrical performances! Because my children are still preschool and elementary age, I always feel out of the loop with what's happening at the junior and senior high schools,...
If you’re new to the area, I humbly suggest you locate the library first. Because once you’ve found the library, you have a gateway to everything else–not only books for the whole family, but also free WiFi; computer, printer,...

Community Yoga 101

This winter I found a new favorite way to stay warm (like really, really warm), workout, and relax–and all in 60 - 90 minutes... Hot yoga! I've been a closet yogi for a while, meaning only doing yoga from the comfort...
Are you considering a move to the Iowa City area? Are you already a resident of this fabulous place and planning a move to a new area of town?  With the help of The Bails Team at Urban Acres Real...
Are you considering a move to (or within) the Iowa City area? We may be biased, but you're about to be a resident of one of the best places to live, work, and raise a family!  A move can be...

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Apple Orchards and Pumpkin Patches in the Iowa City Corridor

Nothing says fall like a walk through a sunny orchard with your family to select the perfect pumpkin or fill your basket with ripe...