Articles About Quad Cities

Tantalizing Brunch Buffets in Davenport

Tantalizing Brunch Buffets in Davenport

With Easter just around the corner and Mother’s Day not far behind, I cannot help but think of food. To be fair, it doesn’t take holidays for me to think of food, but Easter always revolves around a dinner filled with family rec ...
Escape Rooms in the Quad Cities

Escape Rooms in the Quad Cities

Experiences are what build personality. Whether it’s traveling, learning to play a musical instrument, participating in sports, engaging in a hobby or simply hanging out with friends, it all crafts us into who we are. While my daughte ...
Quad Cities Haunted Houses and Pumpkin Patches

Quad Cities Haunted Houses and Pumpkin Patches

We have a lot of quality family time watching movies, TV series and playing board games, but we also expose the girls to a variety of experiences. Some examples of recent years’ activities are auctions, kid-friendly collector eve ...
Dog-gone Good: Quad Cities Dog Parks

Dog-gone Good: Quad Cities Dog Parks

When we moved to the Quad Cities, we used a house-hunting checklist that ensured we kept our goals in focus. We purchased our house based on the school district because one of our primary reasons for moving back was to get the girls a good ...
Best Places for Dessert in the Quad Cities

Best Places for Dessert in the Quad Cities

Soon we’ll be hearing the familiar broadcast from ice cream trucks traversing the neighborhoods and kids will be begging for a couple dollars to claim a frozen treat. As tempting and easy as that may be, there are plenty of ...
5 Restaurants to Visit in Bettendorf Iowa

5 Restaurants to Visit in Bettendorf Iowa

A couple weeks ago we brought you a list of some of our favorite restaurants in Davenport, Iowa. It only makes sense that we need to continue by sharing some of our favorites in the remaining Quad Cities! Our next stop is Bettendorf. Althou ...
10 Restaurants to Visit in Davenport Iowa

10 Restaurants to Visit in Davenport Iowa

With the exception of the decade that I lived in Los Angeles, I’ve called the Quad Cities my home. I grew up outside of the metro area but attended high school and college at Davenport schools and my first apartment had a Davenport ad ...
Preparing to Watch Some Crushing

Preparing to Watch Some Crushing

Being able to introduce the girls to a variety of experiences is extremely important to us. We’ve let them interview inventors, traveled to Disney, encouraged science and music while exposing them to things like BB guns for girls. The ...