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The driving range at Topgolf Minneapolis Minnesota

Topgolf Minneapolis – Tips For Your Trip to This Minnesota Golf Venue


Well, there are no more excuses for golfers in the upper Midwest.  You know who you are…you have a not-so-good round of golf in the early summer, and blame it on not hitting a single drive during the six months of winter.  With the opening of Topgolf Minneapolis, located in Brooklyn Center Minnesota, you can hit golf balls 363 days…

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Building a gingerbread house advent calendar activities

Advent Calendar Activities and Holiday Fun for Your Christmas Countdown


December first is the day when families across the country get out their advent calendars.  It’s pretty nice starting the day with a piece of chocolate, until your kids realize there’s only one candy for all of them!  Now, no one is feeling the Christmas spirit!  What your family needs us to up their advent calendar game, and add some…

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Gold medal flour sign at Mill City Museum

Mill City Museum – A Look Inside This Downtown Minneapolis Museum


I have to admit that I’ve heard about the Mill City Museum in downtown Minneapolis countless times, and I started to wonder what we were missing out on.  Was it a kid friendly museum?  Was it worth a visit the next time we found ourselves downtown Minneapolis?  Well, now I know!  Yes, the kids will love the Mill City Museum! …

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US Hockey Hall of Fame in Eveleth MN

A Look Inside the US Hockey Hall of Fame


While driving thru many of the small towns in Northern Minnesota, you’ll notice they have one thing in common. That one thing is an outdoor hockey rink. Some towns have multiple rinks so there’s ice time for everyone, and some towns have rinks with boards that have bordered the ice for generations. Winters can be pretty tough in Northern Minnesota,…

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winter activities for family fun

26 Winter Activities for Family Fun


I just heard the weather forecast for tomorrow, and it says SNOW!  8-10 inches of the white stuff will be covering the ground before we know it.  That’s winter in Wisconsin, and the season seems to go on forever!  It’s hard to imagine that some parts of our country don’t have to deal with the cold and snow, but I…

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fishing is a first experiences for kids

First Experiences That You Can Give Kids Instead of Toys


Are you wondering what to buy for the kids in your life?  What do kids like these days?  What are they into?  Who knows, right?  And whatever it is, they will probably like something different tomorrow.  How about giving them an experience instead of a material gift?  Give them the opportunity to try something new, spend some time with you,…

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Bowling on our yes day

A Yes Day Experiment – How Would Your Family Do?


It’s official, we’ve survived our first Yes Day.  Just a few years late…I still don’t know how I missed this book!  I know you were expecting a make-up free selfie of myself declaring how much I need coffee, just like Jennifer Garner’s recent yes day experience, but I’m tougher than her.  So tough, that I decided to do a Yes…

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jumping in leaves is one of the fall activities for family fun

20 Fall Activities for Family Fun


Summer is over, the weather is cooler, and the kids are getting settled into school.  Your weeks have likely been filled with sports, meetings, homework, and the same old daily routine.  That’s what fall is all about, right?  Everyone is preparing for the long winter ahead, and already longing for the lazy days of summer.  Wait!  Fall is the perfect…

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A Yes Day

A Yes Day – Have You Heard About This?


Is it possible that there can be one day during the year that your kiddo will think is better than Christmas, way more fun than their birthday, and has twice as many goodies than Halloween?  It is possible, and it’s called a Yes Day.  A what day?  Hopefully, I’m not the only one who has missed out on this super…

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Science experiment with vinegar and baking soda

Science Fun – Sneak a Little Learning into Summer


My kids have a very long summer vacation, 87 days this year!  That is a lot of days off from sitting in the classroom and learning.  Kids need to keep learning every single day, and there are so many ways to learn something new besides sitting in the classroom.  My kids take advantage of day camps, summer school, library reading…

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