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Lakes for Days! We’re exploring just a few of the many lakes the Twin Cities has to offer. Join us as we explore them one at a time, with a bonus focus on lakeside dining destinations!
“On your left,” nine year old Megan shouts as politely as possible while simultaneously ringing her bike bell a few times as a warning. I’ve been taking care of this little girl (and her two older sisters) since before she could ride a bike. It makes me one proud nanny to watch her confidently and […]
I made a Summer Bucket List. I know that’s super cliché, but I did. Last year I was pregnant and didn’t want to do anything, so this year, I want to do everything. One of the first things I was sure to do when the sunshine poked through the spring clouds was to hit up […]
If you’re looking for a lake that’s more peaceful, a little quieter and more rugged – you should get yourself and your littles over to Cedar or Brownie Lakes. Both are on the west side of Minneapolis and offer a variety of beaches, trails and experiences. These lakes don’t have nearly the hustle and bustle that […]
It’s was a beautiful Friday in June. Work was done for the day, picnic dinner was packed, the sun was shining, and we were heading to Lake Harriet to enjoy the evening. I don’t know what I was more excited for, the peaceful walk around the lake, the music at the bandshell, or the […]
I don’t even know where to start in talking about all the fun you can have in and around Lake Minnetonka (and that’s not even including professional sports scandals! Kidding….) It’s huge – about 125 miles worth of shoreline – and borders approximately 14 communities in the western part of the Twin Cities. So, without rambling […]
My all time favorite memory from childhood is spending long summer days at the community pool in the small town where I grew up. I would set off on my bike in the morning, pick up a few friends along the way, and end up feeling pure bliss when my toes first dipped into the […]