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Ask A Minnesota Expert: School Lunches To Prepare In 10 Minutes Or Less

School lunches don’t have to be a hassle.

08/28/2015

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Ask A Minnesota Expert: Tips For House Training Your Dog

Doggone, he’s done it again! Sometimes man’s best friend, although adorable, can become too frisky. But you needn’t be a dog whisperer to get to know your dog and teach them new tricks. Dog expert Lisa Fabish has advice for you and your K-9 soul mate.

08/14/2015

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Best Family Activities In Minnesota To Do Before The Summer Ends

Get out and enjoy these five family-friendly activities before the summer is over.

08/07/2015

Mother's Day Gift Ideas From Children

Best Toddler-Friendly Activities In Minnesota For Summer

How do you entertain the kids when they are at the toddler stage? The terrible twos are better behaved when mom and dad take them to places that are child-friendly. In the process, tots become better prepared for school and learn to make friends.

07/24/2015

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Best Public Pools In Minnesota

Minnesota has no shortage of sportage when it comes to public pools. Here are five best Minnesota pools

07/17/2015

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Best Free Summer Activities For Kids In Minnesota

Fun does not always equal spendy.

07/10/2015

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Best Paintball In Minnesota

Play for fun or blood when you’re paintballing in Minnesota.

07/03/2015

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Best Fireworks In Minnesota

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.

06/26/2015

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Family Guide To Minnesota Aquariums

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.

06/19/2015

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Best Go Kart Tracks In Minnesota

Go-Karting never goes away in Minnesota.

06/12/2015

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Best Skate Parks In Minnesota

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.

06/05/2015

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Best Tennis Courts In Minnesota

Tennis in Minnesota? Grab your racket and hit one of these local courts.

05/29/2015

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Best Places to Celebrate National Pet Month In Minnesota

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.

05/22/2015

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Ask A Minnesota Expert: How To Keep Your Pet Cool This Summer

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.

05/15/2015

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Best Mother’s Day Gifts In Minnesota

Get your mom something special this Mother’s Day.

05/08/2015

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Best Places To Get Flowers In Minnesota

The beauty of a beautiful bouquet of flowers never fails to get a smile.

05/07/2015

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Best Places To Do Arts & Crafts For The Whole Family In Minnesota

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.

05/01/2015

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Best Local Gyms That Provide Child Care In Minnesota

Feel good about bringing your kids to the gym with you.

04/24/2015

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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 Family-Friendly Bike Trails In Minnesota

Get out the Burley and take the family biking this weekend.

04/10/2015

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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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