Mandy Stephenson is the owner of Des Moines-based April + August Photography, named after the birth months of her two children. “My goal is to create photos that are standalone art as well as a collection of vibrant and joyful images.”
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Kelsi Ziemann is the founder of Kelsi Ziemann Artistry, which provides makeup applications for all occasions, as well as KZA Cosmetics, carrying a line of vegan lip stains and glosses.
As Iowa begins to thaw out, there’s no better time to get outside. Update your spring bucket list in Iowa with fun farm tours, sweet treats and flower gardens galore.
There’s nothing sweeter than supporting local, Black-owned bakeries in Des Moines. Check out these spots for gluten-free confections, custom-decorated cookies and over-the-top birthday cakes.
It’s impossible to pass up bottomless mimosas. Make your Sundays significantly better with the help of these hip hotspots serving up the best brunch in Cedar Rapids.
For beer-loving besties, spa-savoring spouses and coffee-sipping siblings, this Iowa holiday gift guide offers up fab ideas for fulfilling your shopping list (and supporting local business).
It’s a bad day to be a bullseye. Throwing axes is the new way to relieve stress and get in a workout while having fun. Gather some good company and check out these Iowa axe-throwing spots for an axe-citing time.
Soon-to-be snowy days are perfect for sitting inside a cozy cafe with plenty of sweet treats and warm beverages. Prepare to bundle up and explore a plethora of aesthetic Iowa coffee shops to help warm your hands and heart.
It’s the coziest time of the year again, so carve out some time to explore the endless Iowa pumpkin patches in search of the perfect pumpkin. Fall in love with these elevated fall experiences surrounded by changing leaves and the crisp, autumn breeze.
Relive childhood dreams with the help of Pac-Man, throwback music and cocktails as sweet as candy. Fun-filled Iowa bar arcades are serving out sentimental memories and smiles all around.