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MAP: Don’t have State Fair Food Parade tickets? Go on this food crawl

There are plenty of other ways to get a taste of State Fair foods leading up to Labor Day.  Check out this list of restaurants and businesses where you can find official Fair foods.

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.

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.

The best ice cream shops in Minnesota

Something peculiar of the top 5 spots voted in: none of them make their own ice cream.

A Minneapolis Star Tribune feature piece about my job with Guinness World Records

I was honored to be featured in the Minneapolis Star Tribune! Recently, they followed me around at an event in Rochester, Minnesota to see how I do my job as an adjudicator with Guinness World Records.

I must admit, it was cool to be a “don’t miss” on the Star Tribune’s home page.… Read the rest

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 only
  • Dogs allowed — make sure they’re on a leash

East: Country Sun Farm & Greenhouse

  • Lake Elmo
  • Over 50 acres of pumpkins
  • Pumpkins and Halloween decor are available in their greenhouse seven days a week
  • Activities, including a corn maze and petting zoo, on Saturdays and Sundays

South: Barten Pumpkins

  • New Prague
  • 45 varieties of pumpkins, squash or gourds
  • Open Wednesdays through Sundays though October 31st
  • Free admission

West: Apple Jack Orchards

  • Delano
  • Open daily 10:00 a.m.
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