Tag Archives: Minnesota

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in West St. Paul

Yes, Minnesota is probably most noted for its Scandinavian heritage but we celebrate other heritages as well.  Tomorrow, May 5th, in West St. Paul there is a huge Cinco de Mayo Celebration from 9 am to 6 pm.  There will … Continue reading

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It’s Spring, or is it?

We are having such great weather, so warm and summer like!  This is unbelievable!  Spring doesn’t even officially start until next week yet it feels like we have already hit summer.  I don’t want to be the one who wrecks … Continue reading

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10 Reasons to live in MN

Minnesota and the Twin Cities are beautiful to most people in the summer months but once fall hits people seem to find it less and less appealing and actually can become frightened in the winter.  If you are from here … Continue reading

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Caution – Thin Ice!

So far we are lucky in that we have had a very mild November and just a few light dustings of snow but starting last night the temperatures have dropped and it sounds like they are going to stay quite … Continue reading

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Cold Is A Relative Thing

This morning was cold outside – frosty with cold crispy air.  Hard to believe it will soon be another 40 – 50 degrees colder and snowy!  A friend of mine sent me the following words on Minnesotans and cold weather … Continue reading

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Uff Da – Wine in Minnesota!

Being a grape in Minnesota is a tough job yet grapes are now living and growing in our state!  Who knew that Minnesota has over 600 vineyards and more than 35 wineries which contribute over $40 million each year to … Continue reading

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Want to strike up a conversation? Mention the weather!

Here we are in August in Minnesota not knowing what to do with ourselves in this extreme heat and humidity.  Hard to believe that just 6 short months ago it was -20, a dew point around 10 and we had … Continue reading

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This is the time of year for corn on the cob and farmers markets!

Ask just about anybody with teeth what their favorite food in Minnesota is and they will tell you corn on the cob – no not lutefisk!  This time in July is about the start of the sweet corn season which … Continue reading

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The basement is a big part of your home in Minnesota!

First and foremost, especially at this time of year, basements save lives.  Why do so many people in Minnesota survive tornados as compared to other areas of the country?  They go in the basement!  Yes, debris and all may land … Continue reading

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Road Trip To Duluth!

Hey everyone – this is the weekend to head up to Duluth for the 35th Grandma’s Marathon!  This race was started and sponsored back in 1977 by Grandma’s Bar and Restaurant which is located right in Canal Park by the … Continue reading

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