Thanksgiving: Fun Facts by the Numbers

If you would have asked me how I was going to spend my morning, I wouldn’t have answered, "Doing an in-depth analysis of U.S. Census reports." That is indeed how I spent...
Nontraditional (Turkey-Free) Thanksgiving Recipes

Nontraditional (Turkey-Free) Thanksgiving Recipes

Looking something to inspire your palate this holiday? Tired of the same-old Thanksgiving dishes? It's not too late to include some, or all, of these recipes and add a little excitement to...
Quick and easy recipes for Thanksgiving Dinner

Quick & Easy Recipes for Thanksgiving Dinner

While an ever-increasing number of people are choosing to eat out instead cooking Thanksgiving dinner, there is still no better way to enjoy the holiday than around your table at home. Make...

The November Project

We’ve had our first snowfall, and it has taken all of my willpower not to completely succumb to my natural state and show up to work wrapped in the comforter from my...

Simple Slow Cooker Apple Butter Recipe to Warm You Up This Fall

It's crock pot season. It’s time for warm soups, hearty chilis, and, now, sweet, warm apple butter for your slow cooker repertoire. Your home will smell amazing after you make this easy...
Enjoy the colors of autumn with these 7 beautiful bike rides

Enjoy Minnesota’s Autumn Colors with these 7 Beautiful Bike Rides

Minnesota’s DNR color finder map is up and running, meaning now is the time to head out the door and see Minnesota at its finest in fall before blizzards and freezing temps...

Minnesota pumpkin patches, all in one place

By now everything seems to be pumpkin themed, flavored, or spiced. Everywhere you go for a drink, coffee, or groceries there is bound to be something pumpkin or pumpkin-flavored. What better way...

Danger! Danger! What You Need to Know About Burning Yard Waste

As the weather changes and the leaves begin to fall from trees, yard clean up begins. For some Minnesotans, this involves bagging their yard waste and putting it out on the curb...
Parsnips: Falling into winter

Parsnips: Celebrate Autumn With This Delicious Root

Autumn arrived quickly this year - the summer temps plummeted almost overnight, and, before I knew it, I was sneezing through my fall allergies. If you were lucky enough to get a...