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Tag Archives: Twin Cities

Adventures in Daddy Day Camp

Remember when I wrote about life not always being rainbows and unicorns? Well, early summer a little cloud drifted over our house again. This time, when my husband found out … Continue reading

August 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Fêted and fed

After a weekend of Valentine’s and birthday celebrations, I’m feeling especially adored. Not to mention overfed – for you know the way to my heart is through my stomach! The … Continue reading

February 17, 2014 · 2 Comments

Getting ready for Umami, remembering Travail

The chefs at local restaurant Travail Kitchen & Amusements have done it again. This time with their pop-up style dinners, hosted at friends of the restaurant’s spaces. While their Robbinsdale … Continue reading

October 24, 2013 · 2 Comments

Family camp memories

At the end of September, our family ventured north six hours from Minneapolis to the town of Ely, Minnesota. We were on a pilgrimage with my mom and dad, sister, … Continue reading

October 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Introducing our kids to the Boundary Waters

And possibly dear hubs… but that is still TBD. Let’s back this story up a few decades: Growing up we went for several years to a family camp run through … Continue reading

August 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Heavenly food mash-up: Parka Restaurant

The teams from three of my favorite local spots; Victory 44 (gastropub reimagined), Rustica Bakery (astoundingly good bakery in the French and Italian traditions), and Dogwood Coffee (my favorite latte in the Cities), put … Continue reading

May 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Finally made it to World Street Kitchen

The food truck phenomenon made its way to the Twin Cities several years ago, and one of the first to charge forward to feed the hungry masses was Chef Sameh … Continue reading

April 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Detoxed and loving it!

I just concluded my first juice cleanse this week, using a 3-day plan from The Juice Works here in the Twin Cities. It actually turned into almost a four day cleanse because … Continue reading

January 25, 2013 · 7 Comments

Feeling good – Day 1 on my juice cleanse

I’m nearing the end of Day 1 of my 3-day juice cleanse. The 18 bottles of juices arrived this morning, delivered to my doorstep at 9 a.m. by The Juice … Continue reading

January 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Test driving a juice cleanse

Been feeling sluggish since the holidays kicked off (and I mean Thanksgiving, not Christmas). Too much of everything — coffee, bakery goodies, red meat, frozen yogurt, wine, champagne, G&Ts, and … Continue reading

January 20, 2013 · 1 Comment