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MLK

Starting Our New Year on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

This year our family New Year’s Resolution was to become more civic minded and focus on service in our community. Admittedly, two weeks later, we are off to a slow start. Fortunately, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is an ideal opportunity to regroup, get inspired, and get started. Here is our plan for the day. […]

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5 Tips to Prevent Problems When Hosting Overnight Guests

Recently, we had a total of 12 people in our house overnight for multiple holiday celebrations. We moved to a new house this year and finally had the room to accommodate a big family overnight gathering. With each family member’s RSVP of “yes,” our excitement grew, but there was also planning and prep work that […]

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2016 Minneapolis Winterskate Guide | Twin Cities Moms Blog

2016 Minneapolis Winterskate Guide

We’re thrilled to be partnering with the Minneapolis 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 & enjoy it than to go ice skating? Wells Fargo […]

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‘Tis the Season to Volunteer: Resources for the Whole Family

We are right in the middle of the holiday season. The season is likely filled with holiday movies, baking cookies, figuring out where to move your mischievous Elf, trips to see Santa, shopping for the perfect present and lots of Christmas music. You probably have a whole list of family traditions to carry on this […]

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december-2016

A Twin Cities Moms’ Guide to the Month of December 2016

There’s always something to do in the Twin Cities, and the winter months are no different! We’re here to help you keep your sanity by bringing these activities all together in one easy guide. In 2016, we’ve been providing you monthly event guides so you don’t miss a thing! This is month #12! We’ll update with new additions [...]
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Holiday Lights Guide and Scavenger Hunt Printable!

One of my favorite things to do during the holiday season is to go look at Christmas lights! If we only did one Christmas-y event the whole season, hands-down it would be looking at Christmas lights. For me, it’s one of those moments that really capture the Christmas spirit – watching our kids “oooo” and [...]
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How Not to Shop On Black Friday: Family-Friendly Events

Are you done trying to grab the best deal possible on Black Friday? A movement introduced by REI last year called #optoutside generated a lot of recognition for closing their doors and encouraging everyone to look at alternatives to shopping, focusing more on spending time outside enjoying nature and working off all that turkey eaten […]

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Canadian Pacific Holiday Train 2016

Eeeeek! I’m so excited about the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train returning this year! Last year was our family’s first time seeing it and it was glorious. Because of our son’s sleeping schedule, we opted for an afternoon show/arrival time rather than an evening one and headed down to Owatonna, despite the train making several stops throughout […]

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2016 Twin Cities Moms Blog New Years Eve Guide

2017 is nearly here, and it’s time to get ready to celebrate! We know staying out late with the littles can be tough, so these daytime and early evening events are perfect for the whole family!   Some of our favorite spots haven’t released their events at time of posting- check back frequently as we will […]

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november

A Twin Cities Moms’ Guide to the Month of November 2016

There’s always something to do in the Twin Cities, and the fall months are no different! We’re here to help you keep your sanity by bringing these activities all together in one easy guide. In 2016, we’ve been providing you monthly event guides so you don’t miss a thing! This is month #11, and it's a little more [...]
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