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KFC is making home goods (again, for some reason) with new gravy-scented candles

KFC is making home goods (again, for some reason) with new gravy-scented candles

We don't know how you feel about the cold - maybe you love it, maybe you hate it, maybe you've already left for Mexico, maybe you just want to stop hearing about it. Everyone...
Visit Breathtaking Ice Castles in Excelsior

Visit Breathtaking Ice Castles in Excelsior

With bone-chilling temps in the forecast for the foreseeable future, it’s hard to believe only a few weeks ago the Ice Castles in Excelsior were in jeopardy. Before we plunged into polar vortex-like temps,...
Puppies make everything okay. Including winter.

Twin Cities events for the dog lovers — And yes, you’ll get to pet...

You know what will help you get through the long, bitter cold winter? Puppies. Honestly, I’d say any time of the year is definitely the proper time for a fluffy, squishable puppy. But if you’re...
The Minnesotans to compete on your favorite reality TV cooking shows

The Minnesotans to compete on your favorite reality TV cooking shows

It’s no secret that Minnesota is home to some incredible chefs and outstanding restaurants. And now, some of the most talented Minnesotans in the culinary world have made their way onto the national stage,...

5 Indoor Events and Activities to Keep You Entertained and Out of the Cold...

When winter arrives, many head straight for the ski slopes or unearth their ice skates from the back of the closet. Not all the fun festivities during the cold, blustery winter months involve bundling...
Spark joy in your life — why you need to watch "Tidying Up with Marie Kondo" immediately

Spark joy in your life — why you need to watch “Tidying Up with...

If you own a Netflix account, it's likely you have noticed one show pop up again and again: Tidying Up With Marie Kondo. You might recognize the name Marie Kondo from her massively-popular book. Marie...
The Great Northern - 3 Ultimate Twin Cities Winter Festivals

The Great Northern – 3 Ultimate Twin Cities Winter Festivals

This may be an unpopular opinion, but winter is probably the best time to be in Minnesota. I could do without the terrible driving conditions and the constant penguin shuffle in attempt to cross...

Not a skier? Try out these non-traditional winter sports

As far as winter sports go, I am rather inept at most of them. I can’t ice skate. I once tried downhill skiing before I discovered I didn’t enjoy hurling myself uncontrollably down a...
10 things to do in winter only a Minnesotan would find fun

10 things to do in winter only a Minnesotan would find fun

Minnesotans are a special breed — especially when it comes to winter. Instead of shying away from the cold and misery, the people of the North Star state jump in with both feet. Or...
Warm spiced drinks to keep you toasty this winter

Warm drinks to keep you toasty this winter

I know it’s only the beginning of January, but, if we're being honest, it feels like we’ve been in the midst of winter for 6 months or more. And with the temps dropping, one...