A Minnesota holiday lights display guide, 2018 edition

From Albert Lea to White Bear Lake! Includes Minneapolis and Saint Paul locations, too

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The 12 Minnesota State Fair foods you need to eat

2017 marks my 28th consecutive year attending the Minnesota State Fair. I’m obsessed. For the last 12 years (soon to be 13), I have worked at the Great Minnesota Get Together representing my daytime employer. And with that, I’ve had plenty of time to eat my way around the Fairgrounds. This food list goes beyond

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It’s colder in Minnesota than it is in Antarctica

  January 2019 update: we did it again! A quick check of the weather app on the trusty phone shows that the air temp in Minneapolis on January 29, 2019 is colder than Antarctica. In fact, it’s colder than many other places known for being cold: Stay warm! Original article from a cold snap in

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5 best places to play bingo in Minnesota

I was on KSTP-TV’s Twin Cities Live with the best places to play bingo in Minnesota! Chester Bird American Legion, Golden Valley Bingo on Saturdays, Sundays and Wednesdays Buy cards for each game — $1 or $2 per game Titan’s Sports Saloon, Oakdale Various times each week, typically always on Saturdays Specialty bingo, including Moneybags

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The best comedy clubs in Minnesota

I was on KSTP-TV’s Twin Cities Live with a roundup of the best places for standup and improv comedy in Minnesota. Acme Comedy Company North Loop neighborhood of Minneapolis Monday is Open Mic Night — admission is free! Plan a bit of time to find parking on the street; download the Minneapolis parking app so

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Holiday Gift Guide: Lookin’ and Feelin’ Good

Gift that special someone in your life with hair and skin care products from Minnesota companies. Article originally published in Lavender Magazine November 2018 Life changes for the better when you take pride in your appearance. Confidence skyrockets and you end up with more pep in your step. Heck, it might even help you land

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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