A Tour of Bozeman, Montana With The Fargo Moorhead Derby Girls

Bozeman, Montana is on my travel wish list. It’s been on my radar since I realized  how close it to Yellowstone National Park, a place I…

Chicago On The Cheap: Lots To Love In Lincoln Park

The more I travel, the more passionate I get about walkable neighborhoods, affordable attractions and great parks. I believe that everyone should have access to…

12 Tips For Traveling With Kids

Don’t believe people that tell you that you can’t travel with kids. My son just turned five and he’s seen seven states, been to Canada,…

Into The Woods: A Hike In Maplewood State Park

We evolved in nature, but so many aspects of our everyday lives are lived far away from anything natural. We live and work and commute…

Make A List For Your Best Summer

Today is the summer solstice, the first astrological day of summer in the Northern Hemisphere. It’s traditionally been a day of reflection, celebration and transition…

In Studio With Erica G. Thune

Erica G. Thune is a wizard with color. Her work pulses with a bold, vibrant energy. She’s based in Bismarck, North Dakota, but she sells…

My Luxe Travel Fantasy: Dipping My Toes Into Luxury Travel

“Remember happiness is a way of travel not a destination.” – Roy Goodman I’m often asked why I don’t really cover luxury travel. My answer…

The North Country Trail: Hiking in the Heart of North Dakota

One of the longest trails in the U.S. crosses through five Midwestern states and ends in North Dakota. And many people in the Midwest have…

Planes, Trains and Automobiles (And Kayaks, Bikes and Boots): Let’s Talk About Summer Travel

What do a yurt, a tipi, a retro mountain resort, a small town apartment and an urban hostel have in common? They’re all on my…

The Best Craft Beer Bars in North Dakota

If you want to sample a lot of craft beer in one sitting, these are the best spots in North Dakota to do it. This…

When Architects Go Rogue: The Oddest Homes in the Midwest

If you’re bored with ramblers and split levels, have I got a post for you. This is my love letter to the homeowners and architects…

In Studio With Sierra Otto Of Sierra Winter Jewelry

I love the laid back, boho vibe of Sierra Winter Jewelry. So I was excited to have a chance to learn more about what makes…

Dining on St. Paul’s 7th Street

Watching the Minnesota Wild’s playoff run at the Xcel Energy Center just reminded me of how much I like eating on St. Paul’s 7th Street.…

Packing Hacks to Make Flying Less Stressful and More Comfortable

Air travel is an incredibly fast and convenient mode of transportation, but that doesn’t mean that it’s particularly comfortable. Luckily, there are a few easy…

Drink Local: Fargo Moorhead Spring Beer Tour

Happy National Beer Day! In the spirit of my all time favorite made-up holiday, I have two fantastic beer-related announcements for you today. To celebrate,…