Long Week-end in Southeast Iowa

We spent the last four days semi-camping on the southern side of Lake Sugema outside of Keosauqua in Southeast Iowa. We roasted hot dogs and s’mores over a campfire, went for hikes in Lacy Keosauqua State Park and explored the little villages of Van Buren County. It was quiet and

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Susquehanna River Kayak Trip

This space has been quiet for the past two weeks because I traveled back to Pennsylvania (by way of Baltimore) to visit with family and friends for ten days. This is the longest vacation I’ve taken in years, and it was really nice to do nothing but spend time with

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Jillian Lare Des Moines Interior Designer

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Welcome! I’m a Des Moines based interior designer, boy mom to one, avid reader and always aspiring artist. I started this blog when I moved to Iowa in 2008. Currently, I write about life in Iowa, personal development, and my creative journey.

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