4 Cures for Boring Apartment Bathrooms


When you’re on the hunt for an apartment you definitely look at the bathroom, right? Even if you liked your bathroom when you chose your apartment, you might feel like it’s just a little bit boring now that you’ve been there for a while. While you can’t make major changes to an apartment bathroom since you’re renting, there are some things … [Read more...]

Attend Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella in Des Moines


There are several family-friendly events near West Des Moines, and we would recommend attending Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella. The show is scheduled to take place at the Des Moines Civic Center, which is just a short drive from our Sun Prairie Apartments. Cinderella is the heart-warming tale of a young girl who is forced to be a servant for her … [Read more...]

A Guide to Growing Succulents on Your Patio

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If you’re looking to spruce up your balcony or patio there are few things better than adding succulents. Most patio decorating tips suggest that adding greenery to your outdoor area helps reduce stress, and if you're looking for easy house plants to care for, succulents are the perfect choice. But if you need a little guidance with these plants, be … [Read more...]

3 Restaurants Everyone Should Try in West Des Moines


Living at Sun Prairie Apartments in West Des Moines, means you are so close to everything from retail shopping, entertainment options and wonderful dining experiences. And after paring down a long delicious list of nearby restaurants in West Des Moines, here are three of our favorites. Just like Southern cooking is culturally divergent from Northern … [Read more...]

Dive into Summer at Valley View Aquatic Center


Waterparks in West Des Moines are the perfect way to cool off on a hot, summer day, as well as make great memories. Best of all, you don't have to travel far to get to the Valley View Aquatic Center. This waterpark is located at 255 South 81st Street, which is less than 4 miles from our Sun Prairie Apartments. Hours are as follows: Sunday through … [Read more...]