Beemer Landscaping

Exhibitor Spotlight: Beemer Landscaping

Feb 10, 2016
Get to know Beemer Landscaping, a Des Moines Home + Garden Show exhibitor since 2005 and a family owned business with more than 20 years of experience helping folks in Central Iowa.
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American Family Insurance

American Family Insurance Tips & Trends: Protect Against Harmful Bacteria

Feb 09, 2016
How you keep your food is just as important as what you buy! American Family Insurance has great advice to keep you and your family safe and healthy.
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Two Chicks and a Hammer

Catch Two Chicks and a Hammer at the Des Moines Home + Garden Show

Feb 08, 2016
We can't wait to see mother-daughter duo and renovation experts, Karen E. Laine and Mina Starsiak at the show! Join them Thursday, February 11th and Friday, February 12th.
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American Family Insurance

American Family Insurance Tips & Trends: Keep Air Flowing Freely

Feb 07, 2016
Do you know where your air registers and returns are? American Family Insurance reminds homeowners to keep them clear to help air flow freely.
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Super Bowl

Touchdown! 6 Festive Ideas for your Super Bowl Party

Feb 06, 2016
While the snacks aren’t quite as important as the snap, now is the perfect time to start thinking about the game day goodies you’re going to serve up.
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American Family Insurance

American Family Insurance Tips & Trends: Keep Sparks At Bay

Feb 05, 2016
Going to get cozy by the fire tonight? American Family Insurance has great fire safety advice and resources. Learn more when you visit their booth at the show.
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Kevin OConnor

Getting to Know Kevin O'Connor

Feb 03, 2016
Can't wait to see Kevin on February 12th and 13th? We caught up with the renovation guru to talk about the show and get to know the man behind the tool belt a little better.
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American Family Insurance

American Family Insurance Tips & Trends: A Well-Lighted Space

Feb 03, 2016
Lighting is important when it comes to home decor and for the safety of your family. American Family Insurance and Brand Ambassador Kathy Ireland have tips for your foyer lighting.
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American Family Insurance

American Family Insurance Tips & Trends: Don't Let Drips Drain You

Feb 01, 2016
A leaky faucet can be more than annoying - it can be expensive! American Family Insurance has advice to keep drips from draining you.
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Tree Ornaments

Holi-DIY Ornament Contest: Terrific Trees

Dec 23, 2015
Before you cast your vote in our Holi-DIY Contest, try making your own ornament. These trees, made by Liz H., Birmingham Home + Garden Assistant Show Manager, are a snap to put together!
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Rustic Star Ornament

Holi-DIY Ornament Contest: Rustic Snowflakes

Dec 21, 2015
Before you cast your vote in our Holi-DIY Contest, try making your own ornaments! Dorothy M. shares the secret behind her rustic stars! They're really simple to make. Find out how!
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Snowman Mason Jar

Holi-DIY Ornament Contest: Stupendous Snowman

Dec 17, 2015
Before you vote for your favorite DIY ornament, why not try making your own? Learn how to make Lupe M.'s mason jar snowman in a few simple steps!
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Christmas

8 Fabulously Festive Table Settings

Dec 15, 2015
Whether you’re putting on a casual meal to celebrate the season with friends and family or hosting the main event, the right table setting can make all the difference at a dinner party.
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Gingerbread Man

Ho Ho Holiday Baking: 7 Treats to Make this Season

Dec 14, 2015
We’ve found some fresh and festive treat recipes that are sure to sleigh this season. Leave these sweets out for Santa and you might even get an extra gift – or two!
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Christmas Wreath

Holiday Spirits: 6 Fun & Festive Drinks Worth Making

Dec 11, 2015
This year, skip the traditional egg nog for some more fresh and festive cocktails. We’ve found some delicious holiday spirits that will have everyone full of Christmas cheers!
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Santa Ornament

Holi-DIY Ornament Contest: Sweet Santas

Dec 11, 2015
Check out Karen A.'s entry in the holi-DIY ornament contest! These sweet wooden Santas would look great on your tree - learn how to make them here. And don't forget to vote for Karen's ornament!
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Christmas Scene Ornament

Holi-DIY Ornament Contest

Dec 07, 2015
To help the Marketplace Events office get in the holiday spirit, we challenged our team members to a friendly DIY competition: who can make the best ornament! Now it's time for you to cast your vote!
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Christmas Tree

Holiday Decor Guide: 9 Ideas for Your Outdoor Space

Dec 04, 2015
If you’re a little stumped when it comes to getting your yard yuletide ready, fear not – we’ve got some great ideas for you to try! Follow our advice and you could have the best looking house on the block!
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Blender

Haute Chocolate: 8 Deliciously Unique Recipes

Nov 27, 2015
This holiday season, instead of preparing your typical pre-packaged hot chocolate, why not try something a little more luxurious? We’ve found eight delicious, original recipes you’ve got to sample!
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Table Setting

Table, Set, Go! 6 Inspiring Thanksgiving Tablescapes

Nov 13, 2015
You may have your menu planned, but that’s not the only important thing that goes on your table. This year set your tables to stun with some simple ideas that are sure to complement every feast.
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