Author: Give Me The Mike

A Minnesota holiday lights display guide, 2018 edition

‘Tis the season for holiday light displays! Check out this roundup of displays around Minnesota. In 2017, my Minnesota light guide had more than 17,000 page views. Many other websites have outdated information — don’t trust them! If you run a light display and would like it listed here, please fill out this form. Albertville

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The 5 best pumpkin patches in Minnesota

I asked my Facebook fans for help selecting the best pumpkin patches in Minnesota. I was on Twin Cities Live to present the top 5! Watch the video below. North: Lendt’s Pumpkin Patch Wyoming Open 9:00 a.m. until dusk 7 days a week through October 31st Free admission $4 pick your own pumpkins Cash or check

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Take Lyft and earn free SkyMiles on Delta

I’m a big fan of Delta’s SkyMiles program. The miles you earn never expire, and they can add up quick. I just used some to book a flight for a friend who ended up giving me cash for the ticket. There are a few ways to earn SkyMiles points without having to hop on a

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How you can see “Hamilton” in Minneapolis for $10

I was on KSTP-TV’s Twin Cities Live with a guide of how you could get to see Hamilton for $10 while it’s in Minneapolis! Plus, be in the know about Minneapolis businesses offering deals while the show is in Minnesota. Related links: “Hamilton” showtimes Download the “Hamilton” App Businesses offering deals

Get ready now for the 2019 Minnesota State Fair

The 2018 Minnesota State Fair is done and if you’re in withdrawal like me, there are some ways to gear up for the 2019 Great Minnesota Get Together. I was on KSTP-TV’s Twin Cities Live with ways to keep the State Fair in your life year-round. More information: Minnesota State Fair Foundation Taste of the

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The top 10 Minnesota State Fair foods, 2018 edition

It’s a yearly tradition for me to share my top 10 Minnesota State Fair foods. I love to compile this list, simply because I love the Fair. During the Fair’s 12 day run, I am usually there 10 or 11 days. I end up eating a lot. You can read the 2017 edition and the

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The 5 Minnesota State Fair foods every attendee should eat

There are always new foods at the Minnesota State Fair, but if you’re new to the Great Minnesota Get Together, you need to start with the basics. I asked my Facebook and Twitter followers to list their favorite Fair foods. I compiled this list: 1. Pronto Pup/Corn Dog/Poncho Dog Basically, it’s a breaded hot dog

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Play Minnesota State Fair Bingo with this free template

The Minnesota State Fair’s website is a must-visit before you head out to the Great Minnesota Get Together. Watch my segment on KSTP-TV’s Twin Cities Live to learn about State Fair Bingo cards and how to create a custom list of what you want to see and eat at the Fair. You’ll find the State

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The best non-alcoholic beverages at the Minnesota State Fair, and the cheapest pop

Sure, there’s always buzz about the best brews and specialty adult beverages you can find at the Minnesota State Fair, but there are some delightful beverages off the beaten path that all can enjoy. I appeared on KSTP-TV’s Twin Cities Live with three of my favorites, along with the shops who consistently have the best

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