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Posted May 02, 2018in At Home With

Darcy Dean Richter

Five generations of the Dean family once under one roof Darcy Dean Richter’s family moved into their five-bedroom, 2.5-bath West Des Moines home 21 years ago and aren’t planning on [...]

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Posted February 28, 2018in At Home With

Anthony Horvath

Pieces of history in a Sherman Hill duplex Go to therapy or do something with it. Two decades ago, Anthony Horvath took his own advice and started putting his collection [...]

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Posted January 31, 2018in At Home With

Bringing the resort home

Dickersons add tropical touches to house and yard While some of us may have a “home away from home,” Sherry and Scot Dickerson are striving for a “resort away from resort.” When [...]

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Posted January 03, 2018in At Home With

A house made of stories

In the Zacharias family’s student-built house, memories are what count In the spring of 2015, the Winterset High School building trades class was in jeopardy. They needed a demand for [...]

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Posted December 06, 2017in At Home With

The Heggens

Drawn to bungalow’s character Danny and Katy Heggen loved the character of the bungalow they found in the summer of 2016 in the Roosevelt neighborhood. Katy likes to joke they [...]

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Posted November 01, 2017in At Home With

Lauren Konrad

Beaverdale brick Many milestones and firsts have occurred for Lauren Konrad and her family in their Beaverdale brick home. As first-time owners, the house itself is a first for Konrad [...]

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Posted October 04, 2017in At Home With


Paranormal expert Brian McGilvra shares his experiences “It’s more than running around graveyards at night,” Brian McGilvra laughs. McGilvra is a professional paranormal researcher living in Des Moines. Growing up, [...]

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Posted September 06, 2017in At Home With

Matt Guess and Melissa Delanoit

Living in luxury The Confluence on Third apartment complex — 103 S.W. Third St. — more closely resembles a luxury hotel than apartments. There is a large pool, hot tub, [...]

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Posted August 02, 2017in At Home With

Emily Susanin Kessinger

Yellow Door Gallery “The door was yellow when we bought it, just for the record,” says Emily Susanin Kessinger. Kessinger and her husband Mason’s south-side house serves as more than [...]

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Posted July 05, 2017in At Home With

Round two for Mark Godwin

Home sweet home isn’t déjà vu The question catches Mark Godwin off guard. He stops to consider, reflect and contemplate: “What were the best 60 seconds of your life?” Many [...]

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