On July.

It seems that June comes in easy as we settle into summer. We’ve got time on our side to see and do and be. But then July hits and the reality that summer is only so long hits and we set out to see and do and be because it won’t be long before back […]

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Personalized Beach Towels from SEW EIO {Giveaway!}

Beach towels are a hot commodity around here. If we’re not grabbing them to go to the pool, kids are looking for them to run in the sprinkler or heading to a friends house. And most of the time when I need to grab one, somehow the cupboard is empty. Which is why I believe […]

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Free Summer Movies at Muller Family Theatres- WEDNESDAYS!


Did you know that Muller Family Theatres offers FREE movies each Wednesday morning in the summer? It’s true! Every Wednesday you can visit any Muller Family Theatre location- Rogers, Monticello, Delano, East Bethel, Willow Creek, Lakeville, Waconia and White Bear Lake for a free showing of a kids, family friendly movie. The series of movies […]

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Earth To Echo Screening in St. Louis Park


Earth to Echo is Relativity’s summer family adventure movie, Tuck, Munch and Alex are a trio of inseparable friends whose lives are about to change. Their neighborhood is being destroyed by a highway construction project that is forcing their families to move away. But just two days before they must part ways, the boys begin […]

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Just Write: Fleeting.


I read somewhere recently that you only get 18 summers with your kids. That’s less than 20, friends. It hit me square between the eyes and into my heart and then I immediately started doing the math on all the kids. T has just 3 summers left and that includes the summer before college. M, […]

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Every Day is a Holiday with PEEPS! {Giveaway!}

Who says Peeps are just for Easter anymore? For the first time ever, Peeps brand candies are now available to consumers 365 days a year. Introducing Peeps Minis, perfect for everyday snacking! The newest Peeps snack come in three flavors: Strawberry Creme, Chocolate and Sour Watermelon. As always they are gluten free and fat free […]

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The All New Lakeshore Grill at Macy’s Ridgedale {GIVEAWAY!}

This past Thursday night I was invited to attend the grand opening at the all new Lakeshore Grill at the Ridgedale Mall Macy’s store. I’m familiar with Lakeshore Grill and especially Macy’s. One of my mom’s all time favorite stores! I’ve had lunch several times at Lakeshore Grill over the years and while it’s always […]

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Friday Round Up!


It’s Friday! We made it through another week! Here’s a few links to things I’ve written this week: Local readers, I added another item to the summer bucket list over at Star Tribune. Chutes and Ladders Park is one of our favorites and we chose the perfect, hot summer day to go last Friday. Summer […]

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My First Stitch Fix.


My first Stitch Fix arrived today and when I saw the Fed Ex truck appear, I jumped for joy. Literally. I let all responsibilities go to the wayside while I tried on all five of my items. Stitch Fix, I think I’m in love. For those who don’t know, Stitch Fix is a style service. […]

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Good Read: On Kindergarten Schedules

I was just going t0 share this on Facebook but realized I had too many things to say and too much feeling to simply throw it on Facebook. This is a good read from Washington Post on Kindergarten schedules. The response the writer received from parents, grandparents and educators across the nation referring to it […]

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