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From the Veggie Patch: Harvesting Your Cauliflower

Aug 03, 2020
New Gardener Nick is ready to walk you through knowing when and how to harvest your cauliflower.
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From the Veggie Patch: Suckering Your Tomatoes

Jul 27, 2020
Do you know when to sucker your tomato plants? Do you know how? Nick walks us through this important step to increase your tomato plant yield.
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Jam at Home: Keeping Summer Fruit All Year Round

Jul 20, 2020
Get in touch with your inner homesteader and make great tasting memories with our guide to jam.
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A Beginner’s Guide to Baking Bread at Home

Jul 14, 2020
Bread making is a great way to take up some spare time and make something with your hands. If you're looking to add bread making to your repertoire? Check out our guide to No-Knead Bread!
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Spring Cleaning: Home Maintenance Musts

Feb 20, 2020
Is your space ready for summer? Add these maintenance items to your spring cleaning list to help keep your home comfortable this season (and next!).
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Gardening for Beginners: 3 Tips to Get Started

Feb 12, 2020
No green thumb? No problem! We've got three simple tips to help make your garden dreams a reality.
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Kitchen Inspiration: Backsplashes We Love

Feb 01, 2020
One of the elements that can really set the tone of your kitchen is the backsplash. To help inspire you, we've shared some of our favorite looks and styles.
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DIY Gift Idea: Mason Jar Elf

Dec 05, 2019
It can be hard to find the right gift for a colleague or teacher. This year, skip the gift card and try making something homemade. We've got just the DIY present!
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Baking 101: Simple Tips Worth Trying

Dec 03, 2019
Baking is a science and when you add in a distraction (or ten) treats don’t always come out as planned. Avoid baking woes this holiday season with our favorite culinary hacks.
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Festive Style: A Guide to Wreaths

Dec 01, 2019
Need some help decking the halls? Check out our guide to wreaths and find the perfect fit for your space.
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Heirlooms Made Modern

Exhibitor Spotlight: Heirlooms Made Modern

Oct 30, 2019
Get the scoop on ALL NEW Des Moines Holiday Boutique vendor Heirlooms Made Modern!
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Bees Boutique

Exhibitor Spotlight: Bee's Boutique

Oct 28, 2019
We're buzzing about Bee's Boutique! Before you visit them in Booth #PF3, check out our interview with owner Holly Dusheck!
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Grate Scrape

Exhibitor Spotlight: Great Scrape

Oct 28, 2019
Calling all BBQ-lovers! Great Scrape makes the perfect gift for the 2019 holiday season - and we've got the scoop!
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Child and Snowman

Get Ready for the 2019 Des Moines Holiday Boutique

Oct 25, 2019
It’s that time of year again! Shopping, food, and fun all in one place. The Des Moines Holiday Boutique is taking place at the Iowa Events Center on November 1-3, 2019. Shop the show like a pro with our top tips and tricks.
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Kettle/Black Teahouse

Exhibitor Spotlight: Kettle/Black Teahouse

Oct 24, 2019
Kettle/Black Teahouse is brewing up some fun for the Des Moines Holiday Boutique!
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Olive Tap

Exhibitor Spotlight: The Olive Tap

Oct 22, 2019
Check out our interview with Lance Palmitier to get the scoop on The Olive Tap. Just another delicious reason to join us at the Iowa Events Center November 1-3. The Olive tap will be located in Booth #216.
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Cookies by Sugar Momma

Exhibitor Spotlight: Cookies by Sugar Momma

Oct 18, 2019
Check out our brief interview with Cookies by Sugar Momma, Amy Presley
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Exhibitor Spotlight: She Home & Gift

Oct 16, 2019
Meet Des Moines Holiday Boutique vendor She Home & Gift, located in Booth #427 at the Iowa Events Center.
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The Dotted Duck

Exhibitor Spotlight: The Dotted Duck

Oct 15, 2019
Before you visit The Dotted Duck in Booth #407, get the scoop on what they'll be bringing to the Iowa Events Center.
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Womens Center

Sponsor Spotlight: MercyOne Comfort Health Center for Women

Sep 19, 2019
Get the scoop on Des Moines Holiday Boutique sponsor MercyOne Comfort Health Center for Women.
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