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The Best Thanksgiving

My favorite Thanksgiving stories are by far traditional. The year our oldest son was born, we decided to stay home for Thanksgiving. My late husband grilled steaks and we devoured them while watching our favorite football team on television. It was the best Thanksgiving. Fast forward two years later when we celebrated our last Thanksgiving […]

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Experience Rosedale Center’s Winter Castle

Our partners at Rosedale Center invited one of our contributors, Erica, to experience their new Winter Castle! Hear all about her experience and see how you and your family can enjoy the castle this holiday season! While Macy’s Santaland in downtown Minneapolis is no more, there are still plenty of fun ways to see Santa […]

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A Place Setting for a Traveling Toddler Thanksgiving

You climb into your vehicle. The kids are strapped in and you are praying that they sleep for at least half of your four-hour journey. As you back out of the driveway, a feeling of fear and unease washes over. “PLEASE let this day go well,” you tell yourself. In a flash, you wish you […]

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Halloween Spooktacular Family Event Recap

 We had so much fun at our first ever Halloween Spooktacular family event a few weeks ago! We loved seeing all of the creative and adorable costumes and celebrating this fun holiday together. {All photos in this event recap taken by the fabulous Eva Noth Photography.} Host Sponsor First, a huge thank you to our […]

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The One Thing I’m Doing Differently This Thanksgiving

Last year we hosted 12 people for Thanksgiving. This year our guest total will be 14,  all sleeping overnight in our house for several days. I’m not heavy breathing about it. Dare I say, I’m actually looking forward to it? I love to cook comfort food, so Thanksgiving is totally my jam. I love making […]

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Christmas Jams… Before Thanksgiving

Are you THAT person? The ridiculously annoying Christmasy-spirit person that listens to Christmas music BEFORE Thanksgiving? The blasphemy! The outrage! I mean, who does that? I was that person. Almost my whole life. I practically thought it was a downright sin to listen to those sweet sweet Christmas jams before Thanksgiving had passed. You need […]

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Financing My Future Game-Changer

Our partners at Minnesota College Savings Plan are here to help families set up financial plans for their kids’ educational futures. Plus, our sponsors are giving our readers a chance to win a $300 scholarship towards a new or existing Minnesota College Savings Plan Account! See the bottom of this post for more details! For […]

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{EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT} 2nd Annual Donuts with Santa Events!

We are excited to announce our 2nd Annual Donuts with Santa events! Due to the huge demand for this event last year (we sold out in a matter of minutes), we have expanded to two different dates/locations this year, tripling our capacity. While we have greatly increased our capacity, we still expect to sell out […]

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2017 Minneapolis WinterSkate Guide

We’re thrilled to be partnering with the mpls downtown council to provide this guide for families. Minneapolis WinterSkate is the ultimate skating experience for the whole family that you can enjoy all winter long! Winter is officially upon us and what better way to get out and enjoy it than to go ice skating? Wells […]

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Studying the Brain Isn’t Just for the Science Department

Our partners at Breck School are leading the way in helping parents understand how the brain works and why it’s beneficial to our children’s education. Daisy Pellant, Ph.D., shares with us how a basic understanding of the brain and how it works can help us aid our children’s learning and behavior. Prefrontal cortex. Amygdalae. Neuroplasticity. […]

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