Category: Social Life

Twin Cities restaurants offering deals on gift cards to use later

The restaurant community is always there for us. They’re ready to serve you a drink when you’re out celebrating, they feed us when we don’t feel like doing dishes, and they work at times when we would rather be out with friends and family.… Read the rest

Minnesota non-profits and businesses delivering meals to those unable to leave their homes

For senior citizens and those with compromised autoimmune systems, leaving home during the COVID-19 pandemic is out of the question. However, life must continue. Below is a guide showcasing non-profits, restaurants and grocery stores who are delivering food to those who cannot go out in public.… Read the rest

Looking for another way to pass the time? Take a free online class geared towards adults

Millions of people around the world have been asked to stay home to prevent the spread of COVID-19. After you clean your house, scan old family photos, and binge a show on Netflix, social media isn’t the only answer. Instead, educate yourself.… Read the rest

The website where Kristen Bell and Chris Pine will read your kid a book for free

With schools closed due to COVID-19, parents are responsible for having to entertain their children all day. I was asked to create a page with free educational resources for students and parents, which you can view here. In particular, one website will help with the bedtime routine and be a joy for both kids and parents.… Read the rest

Free educational resources for parents in this new normal

By request, I created a list of (free) online educational resources for parents as they spend more time at home with their school-aged children. I majored in Elementary Education in college and dreamed of being a teacher since the second grade.… Read the rest

Man has a bot watch over 1,000 hours of Olive Garden commercials, then asks it to write a commercial. It is Gluten Classico.

Twitter has been on point lately.

Wheel of Fortune Answers (@wofanswers) blew up in popularity, now boasting over 102,000 followers. The account inaccurately solves Wheel of Fortune puzzles using the screenshot provided.

A raccoon that climbed up a skyscraper office building in Saint Paul, Minnesota captured the Twitter-sphere on Tuesday.… Read the rest

Over 35 food trucks will gather at one spot in the north metro on Saturday

Start preparing your stomach for everything you’ll eat the State Fair!

On Saturday, July 22, over 35 food trucks will be in downtown Anoka from 12-10 p.m. It’s organized by the Uptown Food Truck Festival, which was at the end of June.… Read the rest

Move over, flash mob. A ‘flash dinner’ is coming to Minneapolis

You’ve seen the videos of flash mobs execute choreographed dances at weddings and in public spaces. An upcoming flash event is bound to have less jazz squares and more squares of ravioli.

A group called Handmade Events is planning a PopUp Dinner to take place Saturday, August 12 at a undisclosed park in Minneapolis.… Read the rest

How to get the pride flag sticker on Facebook

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For Mother’s Day, Facebook rolled out a flower sticker. Now it’s time to show off your pride. But the rainbow flag sticker doesn’t automatically load as an option, so here’s what you need to do:

  1. Hop on Facebook and like the LGBTQ@Facebook page.
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3 weekend events to help you beat the heat in the Twin Cities

 

 

I was on KSTP-TV with three events either taking place at night or inside to help you beat the heat in Minnesota this weekend!

  • Northern Spark: 8:59 p.m. Saturday, June 10 until 5:26 a.m. Sunday, June 11. Free!
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