A day at the beach should include a bag full of essentials to keep you comfortable and protected in the sun. Here are five must-haves not to forget when planning a day at the beach.
Overcoming first day jitters — whether for kindergarten or a new school — all starts with the parents, according to two counselors who weigh in on the subject.
Kids of all ages love the lazy days of summer. Schedules are relaxed and fun is the main focus. These five tips can make falling back into school routines at the end of the summer break can be a lot easier.
Fun does not always equal spendy.
Play for fun or blood when you’re paintballing in Minnesota.
Taking a break from summer fun to have kids help out with some things around the house is a win-win for any family. Chores are shared and kids learn the value in having responsibilities and the rewards in doing things for others. Here are five ways kids can lend a hand around the house this summer.
If the nearest July 4th fireworks display isn’t so near, there are other ways to have a safe and sparkly holiday. Read on for some of these creative ways to light up your 4th of July when a fireworks display isn’t an option.
Minnesota will light up the skies on the Fourth of July to celebrate our nation’s independence. Of all the pyrotechnics events in Minnesota, here are five that stand out.
Get a little creative this Fourth of July. Here are five fun party games to entertain all the guests at your upcoming holiday barbecue.
Despite being landlocked, Minnesota offers views of some of nature’s most beautiful and mysterious creatures. From the Sea Life Minnesota Aquarium to the Minnesota Zoo & Aquarium, you have the chance to get up close and personal with marine life you, otherwise, would never encounter.
Go-Karting never goes away in Minnesota.
The weather is warmer and that means kids are gearing up to get outside and release some pent-up winter energy. These three outdoor science experiments offer curious young scientists a messy, fun learning experience.
Drive-in movie theaters may be a thing of the past, but if you’re feeling nostalgic, you can create a drive-in experience in your own back yard. With a few supplies and some creativity, the sky’s the limit for your backyard theater.
Whether it’s a first date or a night out with friends, bowling is always a great way to bond. Grab a drink and some food, and you’ve got yourself a night of memories. Check out some of the best places in the Twin Cities to do just that and more.
Aging skater punks have been known to frequent this spot, not surprisingly with its affluent locale. Grups can ditch the family, or take them with, and show off a worry free acid drop.
This Father’s Day, skip the neckties and coffee mugs and give dad something he can really use: A reminder of his youth.
Keep away sunburn and have some fun in the sun this Summer with these kid-friendly products.
Tennis in Minnesota? Grab your racket and hit one of these local courts.
A local rescue dog is now walking on three legs after a rescue organization says he spent years with a painful injury from a shooting.
The goal of National Pet Month is to remind the populous of all the great benefits of pet ownership. Most pet people don’t need any convincing to appreciate their animal companions, in fact, many are looking for just another excuse to go the extra mile to spoil them rotten.
We love our pets. Keeping them happy and cool during the dog days of summer means more than just keeping them out of a hot locked car while you run into the grocery store.
Help your pet enjoy the Summer by preparing them with these five tips.
Want to explore the ocean’s depths while staying on dry land? Visit 5 of the most must-visit aquariums in the U.S. according to Sy Montgomery, author of, “The Soul Of An Octopus: A Surprising Exploration Into The Wonder Of Consciousness.”
Get your mom something special this Mother’s Day.
Nurture the creativity of each member of your family, no matter what their age. These Minnesota arts and crafts studios allow you to bring out the artist within while sticking together.
A 10-year-old mutt named Quasi Modo, whose spinal birth defects left her a bit hunchbacked, was the winner of the World’s Ugliest Dog contest.
Forget the Patriots, ignore the Seahawks. The REAL competition this year is between Drew Carey, Pepper, Faulkner and the rest of the starting lineup for Puppy Bowl XI. See them all here!
For the first time, pets were allowed at the Twin Cities Pet Expo at the Minneapolis Convention Center. Check out a few photos of the event.
For the tenth year in a row, Animal Planet is offering the single greatest example of counter-programming of all time. That’s right, the Puppy Bowl is back once again. Click here for more information and check out the starting lineup.
We have brainstormed the best winter activities to keep you entertained.