Practical Gifts For Travelers

It can be a challenge to shop for the travelers on your Christmas list. We tend to be pretty independent — and proactive about buying…

A Bemidji City Guide: Where To Play, Shop And Eat In The Minnesota Northwoods

Bemidji, a pretty little northwoods town nestled along the Mississippi River and Lake Bemidji, is a classic Minnesota getaway. It’s also one of the top…

Retail Therapy At Outlet Collection Winnipeg

Whenever I talk to Winnipeggers, they always tell me they like coming to The States to go shopping. Hotels in my home state of North…

10 Essential Winnipeg Experiences

By the time you read this, I’ll already be on my way to Winnipeg, Manitoba, one of my favorite prairie cities. Here’s peek into some…

A Fun Way To Save Money: Park and Ride at Mall of America

I’m not a fan of leaving my car at the airport. And I’m all about having a good time right up until I step on the…

Never Check A Bag: 5 Ways To Maximize Your Carry On

I haven’t checked a bag in years. And since the price of checked bags keeps going up, I don’t plan to start again anytime soon.…

5 Transition Pieces To Spice Up Your Spring Wardrobe

We have entered that weird period of transition in the Midwest. The snow melts during a stretch of sunny days and we all run around…

A Little Gift For You: Jewelry From Taea Made

It’s always fun to treat yourself (or somebody special) to something pretty. It’s even better when someone else picks up the tab! This month I’m…

3 Trends To Try This Winter

I’d like to you all to meet a new blogger friend of mine, Lo Moran. Like me, she’s a Minnesotan who now lives in North…

Think Outside The Jewelry Box: 10 Handmade Jewelry Designers To Watch

If you’re stuck in the winter doldrums, try something sparkly. I’ve discovered some incredible jewelry designers in the Upper Midwest and the prairie provinces of…

Inclusive Fashion From Ashwood West

Curves! Natural hair! Women who actually look like me and my friends! This is not what normally flashes across my mind when I see fashion…

Have Less, Buy Smarter, Travel More

“The question of what you want to own is actually the question of how you want to live your life.” ― Marie Kondō Somewhere along…

Mint + Basil Arrives In Downtown Fargo

If you like gorgeous gifts and pretty things for your kitchen or your home, you’re going to love Mint + Basil. This charming little kitchen…

Red River Market: A Feast For The Senses In Downtown Fargo

“What makes the farmers market such a special place is that you’re actually creating community around food.” – Bryant Terry A farmers market on a…

10 Tips For Enjoying The Downtown Fargo Street Fair

The Downtown Fargo Street Fair is back! North Dakota’s biggest outdoor festival returns for a Thursday-Saturday run in mid-July every year. And every year, you’ll…