Tag: Minnesota

What Stirs Your Soul – Growing During Hard Times

When I look back, I realize that it was during the hardest times in my life that I put roots down, grew stronger, and found solid ground (even though I didn't know it at the time). That probably doesn't feel possible right now. It is hard to see clear when we are in the middle ...

The Block – Dog Friendly Patio – St. Louis Park, Minnesota

For Valentine's Day, we brought our favorite Valentine (our rescue dog, Allen) to The Block in St. Louis Park to check out their dog-friendly patio. We were so impressed! They have thought of everything to make your dining experience with your pup amazing. Allen has been to restaurant patios but has always been the only ...

Fort Snelling State Park – Twin Cities – Minnesota

There are so many beautiful winter trails in the heart of the Twin Cities! We visited Fort Snelling State Park the day after Thanksgiving (we needed the exercise after eating so much food). 🙂 Minnesota state parks waive the entrance fees on Black Friday to encourage people to get outside and explore. Fort Snelling State ...

Whitetail Woods Regional Park – Camping – Minnesota

Have you been to the awesome camper cabins at Whitetail Woods Regional Park? I saw so many pictures on Instagram and I couldn't wait to 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 away. There are ...

Simplify Continued…

The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak. – Hans Hofmann This week I'm continuing to focus on keeping it simple. When our mind is cluttered, it's almost impossible to be creative or to know what we truly want. When we don't know what we want, we get ...

Baker Campground – Twin Cities – Minnesota

It's a rainy day so I'm dreaming of camping, looking at photos from past trips and planning new ones. I love going through old pictures and reminiscing. One of the best things about living in the Twin Cities is the convenience of not having to travel too far to "get-away". We really enjoyed camping at Baker ...

Mississippi – National River and Recreation Area – Twin Cities

Did you know that we have a National Park running right through the Twin Cities in Minnesota? The Mississippi National River and Recreation Area offers 72 miles of boating, running/walking/hiking/biking trails, fishing, birdwatching, nature and city photography and much more. We are fortunate to live in an urban area with so much nature to enjoy. "Unlike most ...