Hiking is great way to get the family outdoors and experience the beauty of nature. No matter the level of difficulty or what type of landscape you’re looking for, our list of five favorite Minnesota hikes cover a little bit of everything.
There are plenty of things to consider while going through a divorce. Don’t overlook the financial benefits that you are entitled to from social security.
Take a Minnesota staycation. Travel expert Judith Ramsey can tell you how.
When all else fails, ask an expert. Sue Parks, a local nutritionist, has some creative ways to help encourage more nutrition in your family’s diet.
If you truly love your dog, provide a refreshing change with these new experiences. It’s time to break away from the same old walk down the street while restrained by a leash.
Susan Grage has been working in childcare for over 10 years, with the YMCA and within her own family as well. Sue shared with us some great ideas for snow days that range from careful planning to on-the-fly fun.
Here are five great tips towards helping you plan the best and safest trip with your loving grandchildren.
How does getting more money sound? Laurence Kotlikoff, Philip Moeller and Paul Solomon have three tips for getting the most out of your social security.
Sam Kimura, her sister and her best friend are on a mission to help people around the country in need of life saving blood marrow. See how these three young women are going about making a real difference.
Families wanting to ski don’t need to venture out west to hit the slopes. Minnesota and our Midwest neighbors offer plenty of options for the youngest ski-lovers within a quick drive.
Valentine’s Day means some kid-free time with your honey. Lock down a babysitter and enjoy one of these adults-only outings in Minnesota.
Want to live a healthy and happy life for decades to come? David B. Angus, MD, author of “A Short Guide To A Long Life,” has five tips to have you living well for years to come.
Searching for after-school activities to suit your child can be a daunting task. Eyenga Bokamba may help you get a head start with her uniquely broad perspective on youth programs.
Influence positive development in your child with one of these five outstanding martial arts programs for kids.
Work together with your child to create homemade gifts for others.
Unpredictable winter weather is something Minnesotans commonly contend with. Prepare for winter weather emergencies with our handy guide.
Minnesota is receiving praise as one of the fittest in the nation. How do locals stay that way? Check out our list of the best fitness classes in the state to find out.
Capture those special family moments at these beautiful local spots.
Try one of these places for skating this winter; indoor and outdoor venues are listed and easy to find.
Public schools across the Twin Cities are giving students a full two weeks off over winter break. Are you looking for some fun activities to try this winter vacation?
Holiday cheer is here. Time to jump in the car and see the dazzling displays of holiday lights throughout the greater metro area of Minnesota.
Minnesota is dealing with a widespread flu outbreak. The Minnesota Department of Health reports the outbreak started in southern Minnesota, but now they are seeing an increase in cases in central Minnesota and the Twin Cities metro area. Hennepin County Medical Center officials say its doctors are treating 25 out of about 165 patients hospitalized for flu in the state.
Don’t buy your tree from the store. Get outside and cut down your own at one of these local farms.
Christmas is coming up fast, but if you’re not careful, your trees may not make it. Dried out trees not only cause a mess and don’t look as nice, they can be dangerous. So I got some tips on how to keep your tree alive as long as possible.
There are more ways to celebrate Hanukkah in Minnesota than just spinning a dreidel.
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.
Americans will spend $370 million on pet costumes this year for Halloween! Check out these adorable pics to see where all that money goes!
View our best Halloween costume ideas for babies, kids and adults.