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I recently posted a story about how Girl Scout Troops are donating their cookies to nurses and doctors. Now, those hardworking professionals are able to enjoy another well-deserved sweet treat.
Originally published in Lavender Magazine, November 2019
Quality doesn’t have to cost hundreds of dollars. Here is a roundup of companies, including three based in Minnesota, who are making products anyone would love to receive this holiday season. And keep reading for some exclusive deals!… Read the rest
You have one, I have one and your crazy aunt has one: a birthday. And that’s all you need to get $10 to spend at IKEA.
I heard rumblings about this freebie but waited for my birthday to come around so I could actually confirm it.… Read the rest
Give Me the Mike received promotional consideration from Empatica.
In December 2014, I was diagnosed with epilepsy. I was 28 years old. There was no family history of epilepsy — or seizures — in my family. It all came as a surprise.… Read the rest
Give Me the Mike received promotional consideration from J.W. Hulme.
J.W. Hulme started in 1905 in Saint Paul, Minnesota. They expanded from making tents for the Army during World War I to gear for lovers of the great outdoors.
Today, they man much more than duffle bags and totes.… Read the rest
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.… Read the rest
Enter below for your chance to win “The Sioux Chef’s Indigenous Kitchen” by Sean Sherman with Beth Dooley. Sean will soon be the next big thing in the Minnesota food scene, trust me.
There are three ways to enter, meaning you have three chances to win!… Read the rest
First published in Lavender Magazine, November 22, 2017
Instead of giving an “okay” gift this holiday season, give them something “oak-y.”
Alright, the puns are done.
These Minnesota- and Wisconsin-based businesses are creating or sourcing special gifts that’ll last longer than the popsocket or fidget spinner you were planning to purchase.… Read the rest