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Spend Mother’s Day Celebrating With Grandma

Don’t forget to show Grandma some love on Mother’s Day this year. Here are some great activities and crafts to show Grandma just how much you care.

04/27/2014

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Best Parks To Walk Your Dog In Minnesota

Minnesota is a dog-friendly state that offers dog parks, trails and treks around the lake for pooches to get some exercise. As the winter fades and the snow melts, take advantage of all that Minnesota has to offer.

04/25/2014

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Ask A Minnesota Expert: How To Start Your Dream Garden

A WCCO “Smart Gardens” expert envisions your dream garden and was kind enough to share tips for starting your own dream garden at home.

04/18/2014

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Best Easter Events For Kids In Minnesota

The Easter Bunny is planning to stash some chocolaty treats and sugary sweets all over Minnesota this April. Be sure not to miss the bunny and his delectable treats at some of these Easter festivities all across the city.

04/11/2014

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Guide To The Minnesota Children’s Museum

Kids learn through creative play with loads of stimulating environments and activities to discover at the Minnesota Children’s Museum. Before stopping by, check out this list of tips and tricks to make your visit easier.

04/04/2014

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Best Pottery Painting Classes For Kids In Minnesota

Create ceramic keepsakes with your kids at these spots.

03/28/2014

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Best Volunteer Opportunities For Animal Lovers In Minnesota

Do your part and make a difference in the life of an animal and it undoubtedly will make a difference in yours as well. Give your time and talents by volunteering at one of the many animal-focused organizations in Minnesota.

03/21/2014

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Best Spring Break Activities For Kids In Minnesota

No need to be bored this spring break. Four major Minnesota institutions are bursting at the seams with information of things to do and places to see.

03/14/2014

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The Biggest Pregnancy Myths Debunked by Expert Linda Geddes

Simon & Schuster author Linda Geddes explores and debunks common baby and pregnancy myths here.

03/11/2014

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Spring Break Tip: Ultimate Dinosaurs At Science Museum

All this week, the WCCO Morning Show is checking out cool stuff for the kids to do over spring break. The biggest creatures to ever roam the earth are waiting for you at the Science Museum of Minnesota. The new Ultimate Dinosaurs Exhibit is an interactive trip back through time for the entire family.

03/10/2014

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Best Family-Friendly Activities In Minnesota For St. Patrick’s Day 2014

Enjoy St. Patrick’s Day with the whole gang this year so both kids and parents can have a good time.

03/07/2014

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Best Pet Rescue Shelters In Minnesota

Add a new deserving member to your family with a visit to one of these animal-loving spots in Minnesota.

02/28/2014

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Best Summer Day Camps In Minnesota

Before you know it, school will be out again and parents all over Minnesota will be looking for ways to occupy their kids during the summer break. Check out these choices for some of the best 2014 summer camps in the Twin Cities area.

02/21/2014

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Best Kids’ Valentine’s Day Activities In Minnesota

Make Valentine’s Day a special time for both you and the kids.

02/14/2014

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Best Valentine’s Day Dates For Parents In Minnesota

Sweet talk the grandparents or shell out some bucks for a babysitter and enjoy a Valentine’s evening out.

02/07/2014

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Best Mother’s Day Activities And Ideas

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4-Legged Friends Unite At Twin Cities Pet Expo

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.

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Puppy Bowl X

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.

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Best Winter And Holiday Activities

We have brainstormed the best winter activities to keep you entertained.

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Halloween Pets 2013

Americans will spend $370 million on pet costumes this year for Halloween! Check out these adorable pics to see where all that money goes!

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Best Halloween Costume Ideas

View our best Halloween costume ideas for babies, kids and adults.

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