On The Eleventh Day Of Christmas…Hot Holiday Gifts From Kittsona

A note from the editor: This entry period for this contest is over, but Kittsona still sells killer clothing and gifts. Mark your calendars for…

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…

Discounted Designer Fashion at MODE

A note from the editor: This contest is closed, but MODE still sells fun fashion for less than retail price. Check back on the second…

Ice Cream Nirvana At Pride Dairy

Oh. My Goodness. The ice cream at Pride Dairy in Bottineau, North Dakota is a revelation. USA Today agrees with me — the paper named…

A Stop At Grain Bin Coffee

If you caught my earlier post about Harvey, North Dakota, you know that this colorful little community was an unexpected find. The colorful murals on…

A Hazy Day At The International Peace Garden

The International Peace Garden is the most tranquil border I’ve ever crossed. There is a spot where you can literally stand with one foot in the U.S.…

A Winner and A Cool Campaign From Bison Booties

Thanks for entering the June Bison Booties giveaway. You’re a passionate bunch and it’s always fun to read your comments. Before I announce our winner,…

Win Colorful, Handmade Bison Booties

A note from the Editor: This contest has ended, but Bison Booties has new colors and designs for you to love. Check back on the…

A Bismarck-Mandan #PrairiePlaces Road Trip

It’s road trip time! Tomorrow I’m off to Bismarck-Mandan for the North Dakota Bloggers & Writers Workshop at Fort Abraham Lincoln. I’m excited to focus…

Finding Local Color in Harvey, North Dakota

We were whizzing down the highway, bound for Minot, North Dakota. The baby had just woke up from his nap when I saw a sign…

A #PrairiePlaces Road Trip: The Sheyenne River Valley and The Prairie Pothole Region

What do a yurt, a remodeled opera house and North Dakota’s only naturally occurring waterfall have in common? They’re all on the route of the…

On The Ninth Day Of Christmas…Easy, Breezy At Hey Ocean

Editor’s Note: This giveaway is from 2014. The featured prize in today’s The 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway is from a boutique with locations in…

On The Seventh Day of Christmas…Pretty Things at Kittsona

Editor’s Note: This giveaway is from 2014. The 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway is back and today I’m featuring one of my favorite North Dakota…

Score Unique Holiday Gifts In North Dakota

The holiday shopping season is heating up and we all want to find that perfect gift. Ditch the big box stores and embrace a more…

#PrairiePlaces, Through Your Eyes

“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.” Marcel Proust The Upper Midwest gets a bad rap. It’s…