5 Ways to Explore Detroit Lakes

It’s human nature to overlook the treasures in our own backyards. Our favorite places just kind of become part of the landscape and we tend…

Playing in the Snow at Detroit Mountain

My dad’s a grandpa now and I’m a mother. We both own our own businesses and have pretty much got this adulting thing down. But…

Cross-County Skiing and Snowshoeing Spots in North Dakota and Minnesota

Cross-country skiing was on my bucket list last winter, but I got way too busy. So this is going to be the year that I (finally) try…

Spring Things

It’s spring and, although the weather in the Red River Valley doesn’t appear to have gotten the memo, warm weather adventures are on everybody’s minds.…

Skip The Chains And Try Favorites Drive Thru Deli

It really confuses me when people travel somewhere new…and then hightail it the nearest McDonalds to order their usual. Maybe I’m just immune to the…

Shop Small in Fargo-Moorhead

Black Friday is overrated. I like a deal as much as the next person, but I want to give unique gifts that will make them…

Fall Travel Tips

I get some of my best tips from readers like you. And my #PrairiePlaces Twitter Chats are one of my favorite ways to get travel…

A #PrairiePlaces Road Trip To Grand Forks and East Grand Forks

One mama, one toddler, two cities and two states in three days — the road trip is on! Get ready Grand Forks and East Grand…

An Inside Look At Vivie’s Lingerie Boutique

“I advocate glamour. Every day. Every minute.” “It`s not about seducing men, it’s about embracing womanhood.” Dita von Teese A note from the editor: Vivie’s…

A Cold One At Junkyard Brewing Company

When the weather gets warmer, all I want is a cold beer. If it’s a super hoppy beer and it’s served on a patio, that’s…

Relaxing at Seven Clans Casino

It’s great to get away, even in your own backyard. So when my husband’s family asked if we wanted to spent a relaxing weekend at Seven…

#PrairiePlaces, Minnesota Style

On cold winter nights, there’s nothing I love more than a little arm chair traveling. Here’s a look at some lovely moments from my home…

A Sugar Rush at Eclectic Collections & Confections

There’s something magical about a candy store, no matter how old you are. And Eclectic Collections & Confections in Thief River Falls, Minnesota is one…

On the Fifth Day of Christmas…Win Ts From Ten Thousand Shirts

Editor’s Note: This giveaway is from 2014. The 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway is back and the fifth day giveaway is from a brand new…

Win A Little Vintage Goodness from The Blue Sky Boutique

This month’s giveaway comes to us from The Blue Sky Boutique, a vintage shop located in the beautiful north woods city of Bemidji, Minnesota. Owner…