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Best Places To Go On A Picnic In Minnesota

April 23rd marks National Picnic Day. Why not bask in the sun and enjoy a leisurely lunch outdoors? If you’re yearning for the ideal picnic spot, look no further than this list of five top places to picnic in Minnesota.

04/17/2015

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Best Playgrounds For A Playdate In Minnesota

Let the kids run free at these local parks and playgrounds.

04/03/2015

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Best Dog Runs In Minnesota

Sometimes dogs just want to run free! These dog run areas in the Twin Cities give dogs that freedom.

03/27/2015

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Best Family Hikes In Minnesota

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.

03/20/2015

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Ask An Expert: Spring Break Staycation Activities For Kids In Minnesota

Take a Minnesota staycation. Travel expert Judith Ramsey can tell you how.

03/13/2015

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Ask An Expert: How To Give Your Picky Eater More Healthy Foods

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.

03/06/2015

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Best Dog Parks In Minnesota

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.

02/27/2015

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Ask A Minnesota Expert: Keeping Your Kids Entertained On A Snow Day

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.

02/20/2015

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Best Ski Slopes For Kids Near Minnesota

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.

02/13/2015

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Best Valentine’s Day Dates For Parents In Minnesota

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.

02/06/2015

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Ask A Minnesota Expert: After-School Activity Ideas

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.

01/30/2015

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Best Kids’ Martial Arts Classes In Minnesota

Influence positive development in your child with one of these five outstanding martial arts programs for kids.

01/23/2015

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Five Ways To Be Disaster Ready In Minnesota

Unpredictable winter weather is something Minnesotans commonly contend with. Prepare for winter weather emergencies with our handy guide.

01/16/2015

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Best Fitness Classes In Minnesota

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.

01/09/2015

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Best Places To Take Family Photos In Minnesota

Capture those special family moments at these beautiful local spots.

01/02/2015

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Best Places For Ice Skating In Minnesota

Try one of these places for skating this winter; indoor and outdoor venues are listed and easy to find.

12/26/2014

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Neighborhoods With The Best Holiday Lights In Minnesota

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.

12/19/2014

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Best Places To Cut Your Own Christmas Tree In Minnesota

Don’t buy your tree from the store. Get outside and cut down your own at one of these local farms.

12/12/2014

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Best Ways To Celebrate Hanukkah In Minnesota

There are more ways to celebrate Hanukkah in Minnesota than just spinning a dreidel.

12/05/2014

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Best Free Winter Activities For Families In Minnesota

Enjoy the cool breath of winter weather with these free activities.

11/28/2014

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Ask A Minnesota Expert: Thanksgiving Crafts For Kids

Need a way to entertain the kids while livening up your holiday décor? Kids will gobble up these Thanksgiving-themed craft ideas and your home will reap the benefits.

11/21/2014

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Best Pet-Friendly Restaurants In Minnesota

Big your furry friend along to these local restaurants.

11/14/2014

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Best Places For A Fall Marriage Proposal In Minnesota

The day you propose marriage is a day you’ll both remember for the rest of your lives. While we can’t assist with what you’ll say, we can help with the gorgeous autumn backdrop.

11/07/2014

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Ask An Expert: Tips On Starting The College Search

It’s never too early to begin thinking about college and your future career path.

10/31/2014

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Best Laser Tag In Minnesota

Indoor laser tag is booming across America and Minnesota. Take a look at these good Minnesota laser tag sites.

10/24/2014

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