This morning started off a little rough with rain in the forecast. We headed off as a group for breakfast at Baby Boomers Café. This cute little café hit the big time when they became known for Obama’s family and staffs favorite cookies.

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The inside is nicely done with easy layout.

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Since we where here for breakfast we each ordered and all of our mouths started dropping when we saw the food come out. The portions are huge!

I ordered the Eggs Benedict w/ hash browns $8.00. The hash browns need a little hot sauce, but overall I enjoyed the dish.

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D ordered 2 sausage pancakes $5 that where the size of a large plate.

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Right as we where about to leave we got to taste the famous cookies! They have a cake like consistency, but still very tasty.

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With the rain a steady drizzle we headed out to enjoy the Downtown Farmers Market. I wished it hadn’t been raining, but I have to tell you even though it rained we still really enjoyed getting to see this area. The market is open 8am-noon every Saturday. I really wished we had something like this near our house. You can find anything you want here from crafts to coffee to wine to vegetables, the list goes on and on.

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We bought 2 types of coffee since I couldn’t bring back any fresh produce. If I’m in town again I’ll be stopping back by for sure!

Since the rain was messing up our schedule we didn’t get to explore the Des Moines Art Festival as planned so we headed back to the hotel to warm up and get ready to head out to the Iowa Corn Indy 250.

The sights and sounds of the Iowa Corn Indy 250 where really mind blowing. I’ve never been to race let alone had the VIP backstage treatment like this. My media pass allowed us to visit the garage area, the track and the media room.

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