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Mud Pies and Other Things That Terrify Me

I will be the first to admit that I do not care for sticky, messy, dirty, or slimy things. My mom tells the story of when I was a little kid in ECFE and I would stand at a distance, watching the other kids doing the activities. I was perfectly happy to watch and not […]

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Appreciating the Great Outdoors in Minnesota

After a long, tortuous winter, summer is finally upon us. And for Minnesotans, that means one thing: getting outside. June is National Great Outdoors month. I doubt any of us Minnesotans need to be reminded to enjoy the outdoors. At least, not during these precious few months when the weather is actually tolerable. It’s during […]

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2018 Twin Cities Farmers’ Market Guide

Our Twin Cities Farmers’ Market Guide is brought to you by CommonGround. We are so grateful for their partnership and love how they are bringing women together to discuss food and farming. These women come from a wide variety of farming backgrounds and share multiple perspectives. Check out the “From Our Sponsors” tab for more […]

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Visit Farm Babies at the Minnesota Zoo

Our partners at the Minnesota Zoo invited our contributor, Erica, to their Farm Babies exhibit! Read about her family’s experience and learn more about how you and your children can enjoy this exhibit this spring! Spring can be SO slow to arrive in Minnesota! But even though the weather was still quite chilly and there […]

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Getting Outside Was The Best Change For Our Mornings

On school days, there are three solid hours from the time my three kids wake up to the time we leave the house to bring my oldest son to school. Three hours is a long time to wait to feel like you really get your day started. It’s not a long time because we’re bored though. […]

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A Twin Cities Mom’s Guide to the Month of May 2017

It's spring! Hooray! We all survived another winter season and are probably suffering a bit from cabin fever. No worries! We've got you covered. We’re here to help you keep your sanity by bringing these fun Twin Cities activities all together in one easy guide so you don’t miss a thing! This is month #5! [...]
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How to De-Stress Your Easter Celebration

Sometimes when I get home from a vacation, I end up needing a vacation from my vacation. And holiday celebrations sometimes feel the same way. Preparing for house guests. Grocery shopping and trying to find odd ingredients. Cooking recipes I know my kids will never eat. Stuffing my kids into fancy clothes. Telling my kids […]

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