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Monthly Archives: December, 2010

My Top 10 Favorites of 2010

As 2010 comes to a close, every media outlet is looking back and compiling their “best/worst of” lists.  Personally, I don’t make a big deal about New Year’s, but now … Continue reading

December 31, 2010 · 1 Comment

Book your reservation now: Heidi’s re-opens!

It was almost a year ago, last February, when a kitchen fire took down an entire row of restaurants and shops at 50th & Bryant in SW Minneapolis. Since then, … Continue reading

December 28, 2010 · Leave a comment

Very merry post-Christmas sales: extra off at some favorite stores!

Hope everyone had a very Merry Christmas!  Our family had a great one, despite the continued onslaught of snow.  I managed to get all of my Christmas shopping done in … Continue reading

December 26, 2010 · Leave a comment

Our new favorite oatmeal from Better Oats

OK, first off, working for a food company myself, I would not typically post about other packaged foods.  Second, packaged food isn’t usually that exciting or talk-worthy, I get that.  … Continue reading

December 22, 2010 · Leave a comment

A few tricks for your make-up bag

I don’t wear a lot of make-up, the main reason is I’m too lazy.  So, that’s why I haven’t posted much on beauty products.  However, I was thinking the other … Continue reading

December 19, 2010 · 4 Comments

Jeggings – “Yay” or “No Way”?

For those of you who haven’t heard this terminology before (and yes, there are many, which prompted this post) the jegging is essentially a hybrid between a jean and a … Continue reading

December 18, 2010 · 1 Comment

Win a YEAR’S worth of designer shoes!

So, this is day 10 of what is pretty much the worst head cold I can remember having in the recent past. I have been MIA on the blog for … Continue reading

December 13, 2010 · Leave a comment

Stuff your stocking: new chocolate bars from Vosges

I’ve written about Vosges Haut-Chocolat before because I love their exotic truffle flavors and rich, high quality chocolate.  But, I’ve typically thought of the chocolate bars as the more widely … Continue reading

December 8, 2010 · Leave a comment

Inspiration for your home

I always look forward to the Tastemaker Tag Sale alerts in my email box. They’re hosted on the member-only One Kings Lane, a “flash sale” website for home furnishings, decor, … Continue reading

December 6, 2010 · Leave a comment

Winter footwear… beyond UGGs

Following my earlier post on the best ballet flats my friend Jane asked “yes, but what about for the winters in MN? Any stylish suggestions?” — true, ballet flats are … Continue reading

December 3, 2010 · 2 Comments