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The best birthday freebies in the Twin Cities

From a bottle of wine worth your age to free car washes, I rounded up the best freebies you can snag on your birthday.

Where Minnesotans can donate clothing and household goods during COVID-19

Updated 8/21/20

If you’re like me, you have dug through drawers and cleaned out closets while spending more time at home. Now you have bags worth of items you would like to donate. But are all those organizations closed? Short answer: no.… Read the rest

The Girl Scouts couldn’t finish cookie sales because of coronavirus. So they’re donating them to healthcare workers.

Spring is a special time of year. The heavy jackets go in the closet and those delicious Girl Scout cookies go on sale. I’m a Samoas/Caramel DeLights fan, myself.

However, with COVID-19, Girl Scout cookie operations have come to a halt.… 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

A growing list of programs and restaurants offering food to families in Minnesota

This list of restaurants continue to provide free meals to Minnesota students and families in need.

Twin Cities Restaurant Room Rental Guide

Where to reserve semi-private and private dining rooms at restaurants, bars and breweries in the Twin Cities.

2019 Minnesota Holiday Lights Display Guide

The best holiday light displays around Minnesota, presented by Sam's Christmas Village and Light Tour.

31 can’t miss events in Minnesota this July

Not much gets better than July in Minnesota! There’s plenty to do with long summer nights. Bonus: you don’t have to spend 20 minutes putting on a parka and scraping ice off your windshield!

I compiled a list of events happening around the state.… Read the rest

A Minnesota holiday lights display guide, 2018 edition

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

40 Ways to Holiday, Day 4: November 26

In 2017, there are exactly 40 days from Thanksgiving Day to New Years Day. And with the elimination of the eighth floor display at Macy’s in downtown Minneapolis and Holiday Lights in the Park in Saint Paul, along with the disappointing change from tradition at Holidazzle, more people than ever are looking for new holiday activities.Read the rest