Tag Archives: iowa

Farmers Market Paparazzo

Yesterday morning I joined about 40 other local photographers to troll the Downtown Farmers Market as part of the Worldwide Photo Walk.
I’ll be honest. I wasn’t exactly enthusiastic when my husband told me he’d signed me up for a photo walk. I had an image of 40 people walking en masse down the street, SLRs [...]

A Photo Booth 4th

Pardon me while I make one more post about our fab photo booth.

Last night we took the booth to 4th of July festivities in my hometown and had a blast. The booth was hopping for 5 hours straight. It was fun to have the diverse crowd that a community festival like a fireworks show attracts. [...]

The photo booth goes outdoors

I’m still not quite sure how it happened, but about a year and a half ago, I became a small business owner.
My husband and I rent out photo booths. And the booths are amazing. I can say this without sounding like a Braggy McBraggerson because I had very little to do with their actual construction. [...]

Summer glow

I might have a new favorite Freedom Festival event: The Balloon Glow.
I’m not sure who was having more fun at Brucemore last night: the kids (I especially loved the ones who would walk up the balloons in awe, shriek and run away at the roar of the burner blasting that hot propane into the balloons, [...]

Iowa strawberries

It was totally worth all the hassle of dodging umbrellas and skipping over puddles of water during this morning’s rainy Downtown Farmers Market to find this:

Fresh Iowa strawberries.
Yum.
You don’t get bright yellow seeds like that on commercial strawberries shipped in from across the country. These are so pretty I almost don’t want to eat them. [...]

Chalk the Walk

I love the way Iowa comes alive in the spring. The grass greens, the flowers bloom, the temperatures rise, and suddenly there are festivals and outdoor events everywhere you turn.
I’ve been wanting to get to Mount Vernon’s annual Chalk the Walk festival since it debuted three or four years ago. This year I finally made [...]