shop local – life+running
  • FOUND! 100% Awesomeness

    I did Craft Saturday yesterday and amongst the superb vendors there was a lady named Kate Funk. She sells greeting cards. Not just any greeting cards though. CAT greeting cards. And not your run of the mill cat greeting cards either. These are bitchin’. She apparently dresses up her cat, AC, who, by the way […]

  • Market Day!

    Hey, Des Moines! Come downtown today (from 9–2) for Market Day’s special September Suitcase Showdown. Be sure to hit up the Farmers Market while you’re at it … we’re right next door. Thirty vendors with everything they can fit into suitcases or whatever they can find. Don’t miss it! See you there.

  • awesome custom clock from UrbanPosture

    I got this awesome clock from UrbanPosture today.  UrbanPosture is comprised of a couple of local creative people who I met recently through Market Day.  I follow one of the minds behind UrbanPosture, Leslie, on her blog.  Leslie hosts D.I.Y. Nights at the local coffee shop, Mars Cafe.  Their offerings are eco-friendly (which is a huge […]