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August 22nd – September 2nd, 2019

2019 State Fair


The top 10 Minnesota State Fair foods going into 2019

An ongoing review of new foods at the 2019 Minnesota State Fair

10 tips for planning a trip to the Minnesota State Fair

There are secret alleyways in the Food Building


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The best birthday freebies in the Twin Cities


I’m on a magazine cover!

I am honored to be on the cover of Lavender Magazine’s 2017 Pride issue. Their Managing Editor, Andy, penned a humbling piece about their selection. You can read that here.

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