Marriage Advice from an Old Crone

HAPPY MARRIAGE! Everyone always says congratulations on your wedding, but that’s not really the point. The point is that you two brilliant humans found your ride or die partner in crime. So yay wedding, but YAY MARRIAGE. It’s a big journey, but a good one. So stay vulnerable. Love despite faults. Be happy when your […]

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Favorite Twin Cities Ice Cream Spots

The thought of ice cream is pure nostalgia for me. Much of my childhood summers could find me standing in line at the local ice cream shop, slurping cones on the front step of my house, or rolling along in my dad’s truck with a cookie dough blizzard from the nearest DQ.  Pure nostalgia – […]

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I Hope You Remember

The days are long, but the years are short.  If you are the parent of a young child, you’ve probably heard this phrase more times than you can count. This warning is often shared by parents who have survived the years of sleepless nights, diaper changes and temper tantrums. They know all too well how […]

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The Joy of a Local, Kid-Free, Weekend Vacation

For our anniversary this year, my husband and I decided to spend a kid-free weekend just fifteen minutes from our house. And we loved it. Now, don’t get me wrong. I’m all for vacations where you travel somewhere far from home, but if the goal of your vacation is to spend quality time together with […]

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