Category: Random Thoughts

Minnesota Renaissance Festival

We always have a blast at the Minnesota Renaissance Festival! This year was no different and we are definitely going back a second time. There is so much to see, do and of course…..EAT!!! The picture above is from the Fairy Wing Forest. This was our first time walking through and it’s a lovely, peaceful ...

Whitetail Woods Regional Park

Have you been to the awesome camper cabins at Whitetail Woods Regional Park? Last spring, I saw so many pictures on Instagram and I couldn’t wait to go visit! The best part is that Whitetail Woods Regional Park is only 40 minutes from the Twin Cities and yet, you feel like you are 1000 miles ...

C&E Living – Photo Shoot

It’s so wonderful to see these historic buildings in Minneapolis and St. Paul being restored and brought back to life. Here are a few shots from a recent social media photo shoot at C&E Living (Flats & Lofts). From the C&E Living website: ROOTED IN HISTORY — GREEN & GROWING The award-winning C&E community was ...

Tullibee – Hewing Hotel – Gentleman Forager

Locally Foraged Mushrooms | Soy Honey Glaze | Wild Puffed Rice  Almost too pretty to eat! These are Gentleman Forager‘s local, wild, foraged mushrooms served at Tullibee. Tullibee is part of the Hewing Hotel located in the Minneapolis North Loop neighborhood. It is one of my favorite spots for brunch so I was over the ...

Minnesota Camping

What is your favorite Minnesota campground? Last weekend we camped at Frontenac State Park. The crazy thing is that we were forced into it. 😉 We were going to the Willie Nelson concert at Treasure Island Casino and couldn’t find one hotel with availability within 30 miles! Of course, it ended up being perfect. Even ...

Let’s go Foraging!

Have you ever been foraging? Me either! At least not since I was a little girl so when Eventyr presented the opportunity, I went for it. Eventyr is a new platform created to connect people looking for outdoor adventures to people who have the knowledge, experience and skills to share or teach others. They are all ...

Art of Edina – Dragonfly Display

You guys! Check out Art of Edina‘s amazing Dragonfly Display at Southdale Center. These dragonflies were made by local 2nd graders in honor of Abbey and Abbey’s Hope Charitable Foundation. I’m sure you remember hearing about Abbey’s horrific pool accident. As public pools start to open for the year, swimmer and pool safety is more ...

Soul Photography & Media

Soul Photography & Media is my evolving dream. I am a photographer, social media manager and lifestyle blogger. I love to tell a story. (Just ask my husband) 🙂 When I take a photograph….I want people to see what I feel. Let’s work together to tell YOUR story! See my photography or social media tabs above ...

Thank God for Marijuana

As many of you know, I have Dystonia. (You can read more about my Dystonia story HERE) It’s a movement disorder characterized by persistent or intermittent muscle contractions. It’s incredibly uncomfortable and almost impossible to relax. Sometimes my brain feels like it’s in a vice….a grip so tight that I can’t escape or control my ...

Mill City Summer Opera

Mill City Summer Opera revealed their sixth season’s opera of choice: Maria de Buenos Aires! Mill City Summer Opera’s announcement took place on February 16th at The Phoenix.  The MCSO party hosts offered their beautiful penthouse with incredible views of Minneapolis for the event. Artistic director David Lefkowich unveiled this year’s opera of choice and this season’s venue ...