Balancing Over The Mississippi: Hiking Itasca State Park In Winter

European explorers came north to Minnesota to learn what the indigenous people of the Northwoods had known for thousands of years — that the source…

Winter Landscapes (And Books) To Dream Away The Cold

“In winter she curls up around a good book and dreams away the cold.” – Ben Aaronovitch, Broken Homes I always want to write about…

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…

Fun Ways To Embrace Winter in North Dakota, Minnesota and Manitoba

“In the depth of winter I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer.” Albert Camus During a particularly fabulous #PrairiePlaces Twitter chat…

Your Favorite Holiday Traditions

The holiday season is in full swing and it seems like there are always new events and attractions to explore, new food to try and…