Elf on the Shelf. The pictures of the mischief fill our news feeds. While it’s easy to hate the Elf on the Shelf, the Elf is bringing children and their parents joy.
I’m a big fan of Cookie Temptations, a Minnesota cookie delivery company based in Duluth. I told you about how much I loved these cookies in a post earlier this year.
You know I’m a craft beer mama. I’m always sharing my local favorites and checking out taprooms in the Twin Cities.
Oh guys! Remember summer?!? What the heck! Where did it go? This is one of my very favorite pictures from the summer. You know where it was taken right? You guessed it, the Giant Slide at the Minnesota State Fair!
I remember the first time I heard about the Arc’s Value Village Personal Shopper service I was scrolling through Facebook. I got a few messages in my news feed that people were liking the Arc’s Value Village Personal Stylist Facebook page and commenting on her photos. Not knowing what it was all about, I remember … Continue reading
I’ve never understood when people act like their birthday is just any other day. I know there are lots of people who do this. I have good friends and close family members that would prefer to actually not celebrate their own birthday. I accept it. I guess I just don’t understand it. The funny thing … Continue reading
When I was a kid I vividly remember trick-or-treating. I remember my single mom, returning from her full-time job getting all three of us kids dressed and her trying to keep us from bursting through the front door before it was too soon. No matter the year, I always remember she made us sit down … Continue reading
Everything you need to know about using the Target Cartwheel App and saving hundreds of dollars on your purchases at Target! Update: You. Guys. My tips and experience using the Target Cartwheel App were featured on Good Morning America, Nightline News and World News Tonight with David Muir (video below)! I’m so thankful for all … Continue reading
I’m starting to accept that I’m a very ritualistic person when it comes to certain activities and seasons. Last month I posted a picture of my Minnesota State Fair spreadsheet and through the online shouts of cheer, when it was shared there were some critics. Some people think I need to relax a bit with … Continue reading
I am currently serving as a Smart Play Ambassador with the Minnesota Children’s Museum and each month we explore various topics and share the educational learning opportunities at the museum as well as apply it to our own lives. This month we are talking about one of the 7C’s-creative thinking at the Creativity Jam exhibit. I visited the first Creativity … Continue reading
New shoes, backpack, jeans, and shirts-check! Your kids are ready to head back to school-but what about mom and dad’s closet? Fall and the start of school is a refresher time for the kid’s clothes but a new school year and season can also be a good time for adult closets to get a good … Continue reading
I know you feel it. The last moments of summer slowly slipping away. Out of our control, the weather starts to cool and the kids head off to school. Enjoying one of the last boat rides of the season, Will grimly pointed out to me that the days were already shorter as we watched the … Continue reading
I am currently serving as a Smart Play Ambassador with the Minnesota Children’s Museum and each month we explore various topics and share the educational learning opportunities at the museum as well as apply it to our own lives. This month we are talking about the STEM learning opportunities at the Thomas & Friends exhibit. About STEM STEM stands for … Continue reading
Friends, check this out, I was at the 2014 Minnesota State Fair before it even opened! I feel like such a lucky girl-not only did I get to check out some of the new exhibits, I got to sample some of the new 2014 State Fair Foods. I know you share in my passion and … Continue reading
Last winter I helped organize a beer advent calendar with my brother-in-law Brendan (http://beerwithbrendan.com) and everyone drank a new beer each day in December and I blogged about the food pairings. I thought it would be fun to create periodic beer bucket lists. This month’s list features 3 Minnesota places where you need to enjoy … Continue reading