Michelle Marine is a healthy lifestyle and family travel blogger at SimplifyLiveLove.com as well as a freelance writer and photographer. In 2020, Marine published her first book, How to Raise Chickens for Meat, with 30 farm-to-table recipes she developed and photographed.
Feedwell Kitchen & Bakery is located on the northeast side of Cedar Rapids, just on the edge of Cedar Rapids and Marion. Opened in September of 2020, Feedwell’s mission is to “feed people well” with its delicious selection of baked goods and breakfast and lunch dishes, as its name suggests.
Melanie Abu-Nameh is the co-owner of Feedwell Kitchen and Bakery, a casual kitchen and bakery serving pastries, breads, soups, salads and sandwiches in Cedar Rapids. Abu-Nameh is also an associate professor for the Kirkwood Community College-Hospitality Program.
From 50-year-old doughnut institutions to quirky bakeries with bold flavors, perk up your morning routine with a sweet treat from one of the top Des Moines doughnut shops.
From providing all-inclusive playground equipment to giving bikes to kids who have never had one, Des Moines-based Variety – the Children’s Charity of Iowa is dedicated to improving the lives of children who are at-risk, underprivileged, critically ill or living with special needs. Since it was founded in 1975, The nonprofit has raised more than $119 million to support the children of Iowa.
This year’s 78th Golden Globe Awards ceremony will be hosted bicoastally for the first time in history. And while the event will take place in both Los Angeles and New York City, that doesn’t mean Iowans can’t still indulge in the glitz and fun of Hollywood’s biggest night right in their own state. Here’s what you need to know for how to celebrate the Golden Globe Awards in Iowa.
Vivian’s Soul Food is located on the southwest side of Cedar Rapids, just minutes from downtown, and specializes in soul food and bringing traditional Southern meals to Eastern Iowa. Its mission is to “bring people of all walks of life and backgrounds together through soul food.”
Feb. 22 marks National Margarita Day, and to celebrate, here are five Iowa restaurants and bars for sipping your favorite salt-rimmed tipple.
Liz Lidgett is the founder of Liz Lidgett Gallery + Design in Des Moines. Lidgett helps clients both locally and around the world, consults with clients for public art projects and finds art for offices and restaurants.
Urban Cellar, located in West Des Moines, opened in 2019 after major renovations. This local, family-owned restaurant features modern décor and American cuisine and is home to a small market as part of its unique concept.