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We'll take you to the candy shop

It's Halloween time, so naturally, we need candy (vegan if you're really dope;) and could think of no better place to find it than the aisles of a local convenience store. Me + a couple of the babes + one videographer took a little trip to Des Moines' East Side to help with to a little candy shopping -- and help our girl film a dance video of courseΒ πŸ’ƒ Β  Β  Β 

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A Second-Hand Weekend in Des Moines

Last weekend was so full of so many things (and so many ASOME babes + friends' celebrations) we decided to take a break from scary climate change stats - don't worry, they're coming soon - and recap FRI-SUN, in our favorite second-hand scores. 𝔽ℝ𝕀𝔻𝔸𝕐: πšƒπšŠπšπš’πšŠπš—πšŠ'𝚜 πš‚πš˜πš–πšŽπš πš‘πšŽπš›πšŽ πš’πš— π™³πšŽπšœ π™Όπš˜πš’πš—πšŽπšœ πšœπš‘πš˜πš  (+ 𝚊 πš–πšŽπšπš’πšπšŠπšπš’πš˜πš— 𝚠 π™ΊπšŠπš›πšŽπš— π™²πš‘πšŽπš˜πš—πš)Β πŸ“ΈπŸ§˜β€β™€οΈ Β  π•Šπ”Έπ•‹π•Œβ„π”»π”Έπ•: π™²πš‘πšžπš›πšŒπš‘ πšœπšŠπš•πšŽ, 𝚎𝚜𝚝𝚊𝚝𝚎 πšœπšŠπš•πšŽ, 𝚎𝚜𝚝𝚊𝚝𝚎 πšœπšŠπš•πšŽ πšŠπš—πš π™²πš•πšžπš‹-𝙱 π™΅π™Έπšƒ πš‚πš‘πš˜πš πšŒπšŠπšœπšŽΒ πŸ’ƒ π•Šπ•Œβ„•π”»π”Έπ•: π™Όπšžπšœπš’πšŒ πšŸπš’πšπšŽπš˜ πšœπš‘πš˜πš˜πš πšŠπš—πš πš‹πš’πš›πšπš‘πšπšŠπš’ πš™πšŠπš›πšπš’Β πŸ₯³ Β  Β 

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Happy National Anti-Boredom Month!

I know the 4th gets a lot of the action when it comes to July, but we also celebrate another occasion -- and this one is for the whole month -- National Anti-Boredom Month! So in honor of the holiday, here are a few of our favorite things to do in Des Moines to keep the boredom at bay. Β  The Des Moines Art Center is an absolute gem in the city, get there soon if you haven't been lately!Β  If you prefer the outdoors, get your ass to some grass! Or just take a little stroll through the East Village. *And make sure to selfie it up while you're thereΒ πŸ™‹β€β™€οΈ If you're more of the indoors type, we highly...

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Creative Chaos Meets Art Week

NUMBER 3!Β  I can't believe we've already had 2 Creative Chaoses before our latest installment at Curate that helped kick off Art Week DSM 2019. If you haven't been to one yet, make sure to hit the next one and be ready for local designers and curators all waiting to help update your wardrobe + tunes from DJ Rock Paper Scissors, co-creator of the event along with Kristin Gredys Ihm. Here are a few of our fave photos from the last CC:

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ART WEEK '19...is here!

It's official, Art Week Des Moines 2019 is in full swingΒ πŸŽ¨πŸŽ‰ ASOME kicked off the festivities with the latest installments of Creative Chaos & Limited Space over the weekend (thank you to everyone who came out!) and can't wait to keep all the art-ing going this week. Des Moines is filled with some incredible talent, like our own ASOME love, Tatiana, and another favorite of ours is Gustav -- headed by Ben Schuh and Scott Kaven. After a collab with them last year for dsm Magazine, we decided we had not had enough, and did an impromptu shoot at their installation at Mainframe Studios. Their work isΒ πŸ”₯πŸ”₯, here are a few of our faves shots from the shoot, and happy...

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