Feed My Starving Children “Fully Invested” Packing Sessions this Easter


My family has really enjoyed serving at Feed My Starving Children. So much in fact, next week, on M’s 15th {!!??!} birthday she’ll celebrate with friends who will pack meals along side her. I think what is so meaningful about it is the ability for all ages {5 and up} to serve alongside each other […]

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Harlem Globetrotters at Target Center Giveaway!


The Harlem Globetrotters are coming to Target Center AGAIN! Our family went and saw them live a few years back and it was SO fun! Even if you don’t think you’re a basketball fan like I said, I loved watching them move across the court and laughed at all of their fun antics and talent. […]

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Donuts and Pajamas Party


Miss E turned 7 {!!} this past December and because of our big trip and the holidays we postponed the celebration for February. For the longest time she’s been asking about having a breakfast themed party so breakfast we did. Donuts and Pajamas! We held the party at a local “inflatables” space {Jump City} and […]

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Easter Mysteries Screening in Eden Prairie


The Broadway-level production from Tony Award®-winning producer John O’Boyle will be released as a holiday event on cinema screens throughout the country on Tuesday, March 22, 2016. The musical features a cast of culturally diverse Broadway veterans who have starred in Les Mis, Mary Poppins, Porgy and Bess, Phantom, and other classics. It is a […]

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Why We Montessori


This week is Montessori Awareness Week and I thought I’d share a little bit about our experience and decision to send our youngest two to Montessori schools. When Miss E was 2 1/2 I almost accidentally stumbled upon a local Montessori preschool and was thrilled she could attend at 33 months. With a December birthday, […]

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New Changes to Legoland Discovery Center in Chicago


I was recently invited to a TOP Secret VIP event at Legoland Discovery Center in Chicago. My friend, Sarah, and three of her kids graciously covered the event and shared some fun pics from the adventure. The new additions: Legoland Discovery Center unveiled their brand new Soldier Field {50,000 bricks and 2,000 mini figures} and […]

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American Girl Fashion Show this March {Junior League of Minneapolis Event}


  This March marks the 15th annual American Girl Fashion Show put on by the Junior League of Minneapolis. The American Girl Fashion Show is a fun-filled event for girls and their families, friends, and favorite dolls! Celebrate the experience of being a girl, whether yesterday or today, through a colorful presentation of historical and […]

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The Snowy Day and other stories by Jack Ezra Keats Now at Children’s Theatre Company


The Snowy Day at Children’s Theatre Company is now open and runs through March 20. I took the little girls to Friday night’s opening show and we really enjoyed it. It’s always fun to see what new and different surprises the Children’s Theatre has for each show. Here’s five things to know if you’re going […]

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Join ibotta & Earn Money for Every Day Purchases {Free $10}


A few weeks back a friend sent me a message on Facebook about joining ibotta. I’d seen or heard of it a few times in the past so I decided, what the heck, I’ll download it and give it a shot. I have to say, I’m kind of a fan. I’ve only been on it […]

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Ruby Bridges at Steppingstone Theatre Through Feb. 28


Sunday afternoon Miss E and I made the trek to Steppingstone Theatre in St. Paul, our first time, to see the play Ruby! The Story of Ruby Bridges. Considering it was our first time I didn’t know much about Steppingstone Theatre. The building the theatre is housed in is a former church and it’s exquisite. […]

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