Author Archive | Emily


BodyArmor: Hydration For The Whole Family {Sponsored Post}

We have partnered with BodyArmor™ to introduce you to their new line of hydration beverages. While this post is sponsored, all opinions are 100% our own. We are quickly becoming a soccer family. This year, our oldest has actually played year-round, which means a lot of time at the fields – both indoor and outdoor. […]

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When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Charts

Anyone out there have a spirited child? The one who questions authority, will “NEVER” do _____, who argues with any and all ideas, even if it’s to go get ice cream because it’s not the place they want to go? (And you know that no matter where you pick, they will have somewhere else in mind.) Hi, […]

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Sponsored Post: Five Ways to Talk to Children About Political Campaigns

{Disclaimer: We have partnered with The Goddard School to bring you some advice on talking to your children about the upcoming elections. Political campaigns can dominate the media at times, and occasionally the messages they broadcast can be mean-spirited. Dr. Craig Bach, Vice President of Education for The Goddard School and member of The Goddard School Educational Advisory […]

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Make Dinner Strange!

We've partnered with Mirum Shopper to bring you some great new recipes and a special product savings! All opinions are 100% my own. Tacos. Chicken. Pasta. Repeat. My once-adventurous 4 year old eater has become the World's Pickiest Eater. Those three things? They are all he'll eat - besides the staples of fruit and plain [...]
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Best Wines Under $12

A Toast to ‘Drinking Up’ : Best Wines Under $12

Bill Ward is the Star Tribune’s wine columnist. His website Decant This! includes lots of profiles, primers and posts. He offers personalized itineraries for trips to Napa, Sonoma and Willamette Valley at   In the wine world, “drink up” is not so much a command to knock down the rest of a glass as […]

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Father’s Eve: A Night Out For Dad’s

This awesome announcement is brought to you by our partners at Father's Eve - an exclusive event just for dads! At TCMB, we offer lots of fun events and outings for moms around the area, but dads really need a night out, too. Read on to find out more about Father's Eve, the wonderful charities this event [...]
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Shopping & Saving with Just Between Friends

We are happy to share with you about our newest partner at Just Between Friends and all of their upcoming sales! If you haven't been to a JBF sale before, make sure to read on - these are sales you don't want to miss! SELL AND SAVE AT JBF White Bear Lake and Blaine! One of the [...]
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Minnesota Twins: Wine, Women & Baseball | Twin Cities Moms Blog

Minnesota Twins: Wine, Women & Baseball

Disclosure: Summer is just around the corner, and we are thrilled to partner with The Minnesota Twins, who know we should be taking full advantage of those warm nights (especially with your girlfriends)! Read on to find out more about their awesome Wine, Women and Baseball nights coming up . . . Listen - you need a night out. You've [...]
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A Mother’s Gestational Carrier Story

In honor of both Infertility Week and Mother's Day, we're presenting the birth story of little Ignacio.  Ignacio was born in early 2016 via gestational carrier. We'd love to introduce you to him, his parents, and his carrying family in this touching photo series of his birthday.  A big "Thank You" to Melissa Hogstad for sharing [...]
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I am a Twin Cities Moms: Abby Jimenez | Twin Cities Moms Blog

I Am A Twin Cities Mom: Abby Jimenez

We're reintroducing our series, I Am A Twin Cities Mom, featuring local business influencers who are also moms! To kick-off this round, we'd like to introduce you to Abby Jimenez - owner and founder of Nadia Cakes. Though Abby is a California native, she found that Minnesota called to her on a trip through the area. [...]
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