Disney on Ice is Coming to Minneapolis

It’s one colossal party on ice, with all your favorite Disney friends at Disney on Ice presents Let’s Celebrate Presented by YoKids Organic Yogurt. Join Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald and Goofy as they celebrate a Very Merry Unbirthday Party with Alice and the Mad Hatter; a Royal Valentine’s Day Ball with your favorite Disney Princesses, including Cinderella, Ariel, Belle and Tiana; a Hawaiian luau with Lilo & Stich; a whole new world with Jasmine and Aladdin; a winter wonderland with Woody, Jessie and Buzz Lightyear; a Halloween haunt with the Disney villians and more in a magical medley of holidays, celebrations and festivities from around the globe. Come join the celebration you’ve been waiting for when Disney On Ice presents Let’s Celebrate! ...more

Radisson Blu Mall of America Staycation for Family

The end of January is the worst. The weather is dreary, the nights are dark and cold and if you’re like our family and have a kid in hockey, you’re just about hockey-ed out. I was excited that Miss E and I were invited to enjoy a stay cation at Radisson Blu Mall of America for a few days and the experience, accommodations and relaxation did not disappoint ....more

Radisson Blu Mall of America Staycation for Families

The end of January is the worst. The weather is dreary, the nights are dark and cold and if you’re like our family and have a kid in hockey, you’re just about hockey-ed out. I was excited that Miss E and I were invited to enjoy a stay cation at Radisson Blu Mall of America for a few days and the experience, accommodations and relaxation did not disappoint ....more

Nicholas Sparks’ The Choice Opens Feb. 5 **Giveaway**

Nicholas Sparks’ The Choice opens nationwide Friday and it’s the perfect romantic Valentine’s movie. {Of course, because it’s Nicholas Sparks.} The Choice synopsis: When feisty medical student Gabby Holland moves in next door to perennial ladies’ man Travis Shaw, they embark on a surprising romantic journey neither imagined possible. Travis has always believed a serious relationship would cramp his easygoing lifestyle, while Gabby is preparing to settle down with her long-term boyfriend—until an irresistible attraction between the unlikely couple upends both of their well-planned lives ....more

Five Things You Need to Know before Visiting Ice Castles Minnesota! *Giveaway*

The Ice Castles of Eden Prairie are NOW open for their second season in Minnesota and they do not disappoint. My little girls and I were invited to the grand opening last weekend and the night was nothing short of a magical, beautiful night. While I loved all the beautiful structures, the lighting and the details, I have to admit my favorite moment was seeing Miss F meet Anna and Kristof and Olaf, of course ....more

Kung Fu Panda 3 Opens Nationwide Jan 29!

This past weekend a red carpet premiere took place right here in Minnesota for Dreamworks...more

Homemade Breakfast Dippers {Favorite Recipe}

My kids love toaster sticks and mini pancakes and pretty much all things starch for breakfast. {We’re breakfast people over here, truly!} While visiting my aunt this past summer she made some homemade toaster sticks that my kids really liked and when she made them again in December I knew we’d have to incorporate them into our own recipe rotation. I love that I can make a batch of these and keep them in the fridge and heat up a couple here and there when the kids want them for breakfast but even if we did decide to whip them up in the morning, you can’t really beat an 8 minute cook time ....more

My Review of Evereve’s TrendSend.

After sharing months and months of Stitch Fix reviews, several people suggested I try out Evereve’s Trend Send program. I was intrigued especially because there are stores local to me and the idea that if I found something I liked I could go and get it in other colors, sizes etc whereas with Stitch Fix what you get is what you get, no exchanges, getting the same thing again etc. I also heard through the rumor weed that you could request sale/clearance items ....more

Cruising with Kids.

It was a month ago today our family set sail on the Independence of the Seas, a Royal Caribbean ship. We’ve had so many people ask us about our trip, cruising as a family in general, I thought I’d share our experience in hopes that if it’s something you’ve ever considered, you’d have some insight and be able to make a decision. ...more

The Sound of Music at The Ordway now through January 2

The hills are alive…with the sound of music. And that’s especially true at the Ordway this month. I was very excited about The Sound of Music coming to The Ordway and the show did not disappoint ....more