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Winter Proof the Garden

Winter Proof the Garden

The Fall season has quickly turned to colder temperatures here in Minnesota. Which gets us all in a frenzy as we prepare our outside spaces for the snow and cold that is to come. Every year it takes a minute to remember all that needs to be done, especially in our gardens. We thought we would share how we get our garden ready for the winter. This will not only guarantee that everything lasts as long as it should, but also that starting in spring is easy. Leaves Of course, raking is not a new phenomenon, and one that does...

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Stress-Free Halloween

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Stress-Free Halloween

Hey Mama, you made it through the start of school. Good Job! Of course, it is never ending; especially with the holidays right around the corner. Let’s focus on one at a time. We love the fall season, but it has a very full schedule with Halloween and all the activities the beautiful weather the season has to offer. If Halloween is your jam, you go girl! Some of us could use a little inspiration, and possibly even relief to facing the holiday. Relief is what we hope to provide. Between the costumes, school treats, decorations, and handing out candy...

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Why We Love Fall

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Why We Love Fall

Hello, Fall! Are you one of those people who thinks that fall is the best season? You can’t get enough of crunchy leaves and pumpkin spiced everything? We might be part of that group as well! For us, winter is six months long, spring likely doesn’t happen, and summer is warm and humid, so fall is a great respite to all of that. The temperature is perfect, the colors are stunning, and the outdoor activities are abundant. If you are a little so, so about fall, let us convince you to enjoy it for all that it has to offer....

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Home Spa Weekend

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Home Spa Weekend

Another month is upon us and all we can think is, WOAH, what happened to the time? Do you feel this way? Like the last time you came up for some air was back in January. We get it. So how do we take a break in the midst of all the crazy? We have the perfect way to de-stress, unwind, and come up for air. How about an at-home-spa-weekend. You may wonder how this is going to be helpful with the kids around and the to-do list growing at a rapid rate. Stick with us and we will tell...

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What Makes a Good Road Trip?

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What Makes a Good Road Trip?

In 2007 we took a mother-daughter road trip across the United States. We started in Idaho and went East. We were on the road for 30 days, talk about a bonding experience! In our time on the road we learned not only a lot about each other but also a tip or two about road tripping. Since then we have used these tips, the best part is remembering where we learned them. Lose the Minute to Minute Itinerary This can be a challenge for some people. Most of the time we keep planners and plan our schedules meticulously. On the...

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