Saturday, April 20, 2019

Life in Minnesota

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7 Easy Ways to Keep Kids Busy This Summer in the South Metro Area

Summer: the season of longer daylight, backyard baseball games, and rootbeer-flavored popsicles. Perhaps the best part? Summer means no school! This time of year provides so much for parents and kids to look forward...

9 Kid-Friendly Places to Check Out on Your Next Minnesota Summer Vacation

If you are planning your next family summer vacation to Minnesota, you should know that there is more to this great state than its 10,000 lakes and cold harsh winters. Let it be known that...

Small Town Goes Big Time: Sean Cook

When Sean Cook recalls his path from small-town Minnesota to the bright lights of Hollywood, he starts humming the Beatles’ tune “The Long and Winding Road”. "The techniques out of England were very different from...

Best Deals On Amazon Prime Day For Minnesotans

Who doesn't love a great deal? Amazon's Prime Day is a one-day global online shopping extravaganza! All sorts of products and devices go on sale throughout the day. It's like Black Friday or Cyber Monday,...

Mother’s Day Gift Guide 2015

Moms work hard caring for their loved ones day in and day out. They deserve a day that says thanks for the time and devotion they put into raising children. This Mother's Day...

10 Cycling Myths Debunked

The bicycle revolution began in the late 1880’s, giving riders another useful form of transportation. People of all walks of life were able to ride across town or even venture throughout the countryside with ease. In...

From Tree To Table, The Amazing Uses of Maple Syrup

A while ago, we started maple syruping.  It was our first time, and we collected sap in milk jugs. We boiled down sap on the kitchen stove, and marveled over just how delicious maple...

Tater Tot Egg Bake with SPAM

By Alice Seuffert When the first spring day hits after a Minnesota winter, eager Minnesotans hit the outdoors like the waves of people at the Minnesota State Fair.   The sidewalks are filled, puddles are...
Early Spring Garden Care

Early Spring Garden Care

By Laura Schwarz Winter is over! We did it! If we wake up to a blizzard tomorrow, you’ll have to forgive my arrogant optimism. I, like many other Minnesotans, have already been hopeful. I’ve purchased...

Step Back And Relax In Red Wing, MN

Ready to drop our children off at the Grandparents’ house and unwind from everyday life, my husband and I traveled from the Twin Cities to spend the weekend in a small city by the...

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