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#shopTC2015: A Locally Sourced Holiday Gift Guide

{Disclosure: #shopTC2015 is a sponsored post. That said, we sourced each and every gift included in this Twin Cities holiday shopping guide ourselves and only included our very favorite local ideas and companies.} When it comes to holiday shopping, may we suggest that you skip the mall in favor of supporting local? There are so many […]

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Holiday Shopping Made Easy with Creative Kidstuff

Disclosure: We’ve partnered with Creative Kidstuff to tell you about the amazing personal shopping experience they offer. This is a fantastic way to check off your list for your kids all in one place, with someone who knows what kids want, and with a discount, no less!   Every year in November I find myself making the […]

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Brighten Up Your Steps With Bachman’s Spruce Tops

Disclosure: We’ve partnered with Bachman’s to highlight all they have to offer you to brighten your home and front steps for the holiday season. We’re more than excited to show off the supplies they have waiting for you to decorate your home! Melissa and Cari recently had the chance to try out one of Bachman’s […]

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2015 Twin Cities Holiday Events Guide

There are more than enough Twin Cities activities to keep your family busy this holiday season.  From light displays to Christmas Tree Farms, performances to family outings – you’ll find something to entertain you and your kiddos and keep everyone in the holiday spirit! ***You may notice a few classic Twin Cities holiday events are missing – […]

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Carpe Halloween: 31 Ways to Make the Most of October 31st in the Twin Cities

Full Disclosure: I love Halloween. It’s my Super Bowl, Fashion Week, Oscar Night, and Mardi Gras all rolled into one. It’s fun, it’s weird, it’s creepy… what more could a mom of four boys ask for? This year has the added benefit of Halloween being on a Saturday. That’s an entire day for all the […]

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Pumpkin Patches, Apple Orchards, and Halloween Fun

  Living in the Midwest, we know how absolutely magical fall can be. It also marks the end of the warm months, so getting our fill of the outdoors (before we’re required to put on multiple layers and prep our lungs for cold air) is of the utmost importance. We’ve created a guide to some […]

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2015 Guide to Twin Cities 4th of July Celebrations

There’s plenty to do in the Twin Cities over our celebration of America’s Independence Day!  Find a celebration in your area and get ready for some fun! A Taste of Minnesota Where: Waconia Fairgrounds When: July 2nd-5th Activities: Live music, beer and wine tastings, blood drive, inflatable, pony rides, petty zoo, midway rides and fireworks. […]

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Trends for Kids, Etsy and More: Local Chapter

As practical and necessary as baby registries are, I’m not a fan when it comes to the giving. I always find myself doing a swift look through and getting bored… Diaper genies, vintage owl play mats and Dr. Brown bottles aren’t exactly something friends and strangers in line at Target will gush over and want to […]

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Twin Cities: 2015 Easter Activities!

  Macy’s Bunny Brunch Multiple times, dates and locations:  The Easter Bunny, a face painter, balloon artist and a fabulous brunch.  This annual event is a favorite of so many in the area – your kids will love it!  Multiple dates and times at the Southdale, Ridgedale and Downtown locations. Pictures with the Easter Bunny […]

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