Halloween table cloth with close up of mini cups of nuts, paper straws, and other Halloween Party foods

Tips for Hosting a Halloween Party at Home

Sep 27, 2023
If you're someone who likes to host parties at home, then a Halloween party is no exception. With spooky season coming soon, check out this recent blog on tips for hosting a Halloween Party at home. The only thing left to decide is: what are you going to be?
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Grandpa with child on his shoulders both carrying US flags in backyard

Happy Independence Day – Tips for Hosting a 4th of July Summer Party

Jun 12, 2023
The highly anticipated 4th of July long weekend is fast approaching, which means, we’re running out of time to plan an amazing Independence Day Summer Party. Check out these must-do tips for planning your own backyard 4th of July summer barbecue.
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Exterior of two storey yellow farm house with Christmas lights and other decorations

Holiday decorating tips to help you avoid damage to your home

Dec 02, 2022
'Tis the season for holiday decorating. Make sure you don't leave your house looking worse for wear with some of these holiday decorating tips.
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Woman leaning over baking tray icing unassembled pieces of Gingerbread house

Holiday Baking Tips for the first-time baker

Nov 04, 2022
Some say baking is more of a science than an art. But holiday baking doesn't have to be scary - even if you are a first time baker. From taking things slow to double checking your measurements, there are a lot of easy things you can do to increase your chances for success.
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Des Moines Area Religious Council Charity Partner

Oct 20, 2022
In this season of giving, the Des Moines Holiday Boutique has partnered with Des Moines Area Religious Council (DMARC) to make sure no one goes hungry this year. So, while you fill your shopping bag at the show, there’s also a way to fill a cupboard for someone in need. Find out how you can help!
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Shopper's Guide to the Holiday Boutique

Oct 13, 2022
Check out our expert 'Shoppers Guide to the Holiday Boutique' for a sneak peek at some must-see holiday items to add to your shopping list at this years Holiday Boutique!
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Rotten caved in jack o lantern after Halloween on old bench

Preserving Pumpkin: tips to help keep your Halloween Pumpkin fresh

Sep 27, 2022
Want to avoid pumpkin rot this Halloween season? There are a few tricks you can try in your efforts at preserving pumpkin for the big, scary night.
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Leaves and hot chocolate in white teacup over white blanket on hardwood

DIY Fall Design Trends for Your Front Porch

Sep 12, 2022
Decorating your perfect fall porch does not have to be a hassle! Check out some easy fall decorating tips to make your porch fall ready.
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Nov 01, 2021
Find the perfect holiday gift for your friends and loved ones! Here are three trending items we recommend adding to your shopping list this season.
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Oct 29, 2021
It's that time of year we all start thinking about shopping for friends and family. Here are a few ways to avoid the stress and make sure you get your holiday shopping list checked off and wrapped up with ease.
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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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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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