So You Want to go to Valleyfair?

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A few weekends ago our family of SEVEN spent a Sunday at Valleyfair. It had been four years since I’d been there and J estimates closer to 15-20 since his last visit.   We were excited that we could do something fun as a family that would have things that ALL the kids would enjoy. […]

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Disney’s The BFG: Four Things To Know Before You Go

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I had the opportunity to see Disney’s newest movie, The BFG on Tuesday night and was able to bring my 10 year old and one of his buddies. The BFG movie is based on the book by Roald Dahl. While I’ve never read the book, my seven year old read if this past school year […]

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Title Nine Fit Fest Could Change Your Life

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I think it was Oprah who many, many years ago announced that getting fit for the proper fitting bra was life-changing. It is. Indeed. That said, bra shopping isn’t fun and exciting and to be honest, most of the time I just want to get out of there. And then there are sports bras. I […]

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Seven Things to Do on Rainy Days in the Twin Cities

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I love me some hot, summer sunshine. The sunnier the better for pool days and parks and walks through the neighborhood but sometimes the weather and me aren’t on the same page. Rain happens. Heat advisories strike. Sometimes it’s just plain yucky. It’s good to have a plan when these things happen and you just […]

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Twin Cities Road Trippin’ to Zimmerman

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There are so many cute little towns to explore in and around the Twin Cities that I’ve decided to start a new series of adventures, Twin Cities Road Trippin’. I’d love to hear from you about your favorite little towns, what there is to do and eat and see. And is it fun for kids? […]

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Twin Cities Road Trippin’ to Albert Lea.

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There are so many cute little towns to explore in and around the Twin Cities that I’ve decided to start a new series of adventures, Twin Cities Road Trippin’. I’d love to hear from you about your favorite little towns, what there is to do and eat and see. And is it fun for kids? […]

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Crayola Experience at Mall of America: NOW OPEN!

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The all new Crayola Experience is NOW open at Mall of America! My little girls and I visited last week before everyone got out of school and it was a lot of fun. The entire space is 64,000 square feet and includes a variety of fun activities for kids of all ages. I brought my […]

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5th Annual Theater of Dreams at Stages for St. Jude

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It’s the 5th annual St. Jude Theatre of Dreams at Stages Theatre Company this June. Join us for the fifth annual St. Jude Theatre of Dreams! Families will enjoy food from selected food trucks, family-friendly activities and Stages Theatre Company’s premier performance of ANNIE JR. This family fundraising event will celebrate families, the theatre and the […]

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Disney’s Live Action Beauty and the Beast Teaser Trailer

Beauty and the Beast is one of the very first Disney movies I have recollection of seeing in the theater. We also ended up owning it on VHS and it was a well loved and well played story. Just as I type this “Tale as Old as Time” is playing in my mind. I’m pretty […]

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VIVAROSES: Shipped Direct from Ecuador

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I am a huge fan of fresh flowers. There is something about having a clean house and vases full of flowers that makes me feel happy and no matter the day I am having, the world looks a little bit brighter. READ MORE here.

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