Mother’s Day

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Good Question: Why Do We Spend Less Money On Father’s Day?

According to the National Retail Federation, Americans are expected to spend $13 billion on Father’s Day this year. It seems like a lot, but it is just a fraction of the $21 billion we were expected to spend on Mother’s Day.

06/16/2015

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Mother’s Day Extra Special For Woodbury Mom Of 15

One local mother is having an extra special Mother’s Day. That’s because she has a few more kids than most families helping her celebrate. Amy Ames from Woodbury has 15 kids. Four of them are her own birth kids, while the other 11 are adopted.

05/10/2015

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Thousands Celebrate Mother’s Day At Race For The Cure

On this Mother’s Day, thousands took part in the 23rd annual Twin Cities Race for the Cure at the Southdale Center in Edina. It’s put on every year by the Susan G. Komen Foundation of Minnesota.

05/10/2015

PHOENIX, AZ - MAY 10: Manager Chip Hale #3 of the Arizona Diamondbacks talks with his players prior to a game against the San Diego Padres at Chase Field on May 10, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona. Players are wearing pink in honor of Mother's Day. (Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images)

Happy Mother’s Day From The Sports World

On Mother’s Day today athletes from every sport took to social media to thank the women who matter most in their lives.

05/10/2015

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Coon Rapids Mother Gets White House Mother’s Day Surprise

As a loving mother, Stephanie Tarr is teaching her boys the value of volunteering. To stay on task they gave the boy’s grandma a calendar, listing their good deeds for the year.

05/08/2015

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Choose Mother’s Day Flowers That Will Live Longer

Let your gift stand out by choosing flowers and plants that will last beyond the second Sunday in May.

05/08/2015

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Minn. Mother’s Mission To Help Moms Get Back Into Running

Finding time to run or do any sort of workout can be difficult for any mom, especially when you’re a mother of three, like Dawn Alstatt. Now, she is making it her mission to help new moms return to running.

05/08/2015

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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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Unpacking The Psychology Of Mother’s Day Gifts

This Sunday is Mother’s Day and, for many of us, finding the perfect gift for mom can be tough. We checked out some ideas and talked with a psychologist about why we care so much about getting it right.

05/07/2015

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Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best Bets

We are working for the weekend. It is Mother’s Day weekend and there are a lot of fun activities to do with mom! But we begin with a party even the dads would enjoy.

05/07/2015

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Good Question: Why’s The Fishing Opener On Mother’s Day?

For seven of the past ten years, Mother’s Day and the Minnesota Fishing Opener have fallen on the same weekend. It’s an act that any fishing family has balanced long ago. So, why do these traditions often happen at the same time?

Good Question.

05/06/2015

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Minnesota Zoo Welcomes 3 Baby Snow Monkeys

The Minnesota Zoo is welcoming three new additions to their habitats: three baby snow monkeys. The babies were born April 17, April 20 and May 1 to mothers Yuki, Shumei and Yumoto.

05/05/2015

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6 Books To Give Mom For Mother’s Day Gifts

Our moms do so much for us. Each Mother’s Day, we want to find the perfect gift to show just how much we love and appreciate them. Whether your mom loves novels or memoirs or home cooking, our sister company Simon & Schuster is back with a book that she’ll love.

05/04/2015

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5 Spring Bulbs To Plant In Your Garden Now

Most planting is done earlier, but you can still find lots of hearty bulbs that are perfect for planting in the spring.

05/04/2015

Mediterranean Salad with Seared Tuna

Mediterranean Salad With Seared Tuna Recipe Just In Time For Mother’s Day

Whether it’s a festive brunch or a special family dinner, this Mediterranean Salad with Seared Tuna from The Pollan Family Table cookbook is a perfect way to say, I love you. Pair it with a copy of The Pollan Family Table Cookbook for a memorable Mother’s Day gift.

05/01/2015

Multitasking Mom

Mother’s Day Gifts For Techy Moms

If your mom loves techy things, chances are she already has that iPad. Here are five other techy gift ideas for your Mom this Mother’s Day.

04/29/2015

Mother's Day Garden

5 Ways To Celebrate Mom Outdoors With The Whole Family

Get outside and celebrate Mother’s Day with these fun activities the whole family can do together.

04/28/2015

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Best Gift Shops For Mother’s Day In Minnesota

Five Minnesota gift stores that can make finding a gift for Mom a delightful and energizing experience.

04/28/2015

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3 Mother’s Day Dinner Recipes To Wow Mom

Impress mom with these deceptively simple recipes. Create a memorable dinner without spending hours in the kitchen.

04/27/2015

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3 DIY Jewelry Organizers For Mother’s Day Gifts To Make Mom’s Life Easier

Get creative this Mother’s Day with these three easy DIY jewelry organizer ideas.

04/26/2015

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Wander Minnesota: Take Mom Out For Mother’s Day

It’s almost here—one of the most popular restaurant days of the year. Have you made your Mother’s Day dining plans yet? If not, hop to. The last thing you want to have to do come May 10 is explain to Mom that you waited too long. Here are just a few suggestions of options for Mom’s day.

04/16/2015

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2 Delicious Mother’s Day Recipes From ‘NCIS’ Star Pauley Perrette

Bake up some delicious treats to show your Mom how much you love her this Mother’s Day. That’s the spirit that united Pauley Perrette, her two best friends, Darren Greenblatt and Matthew Sandusky, when they decide to create a special place in honor of Pauley’s mother, Donna Bell, a lovely Southern gal with a big heart and a true love of Southern cooking.

04/14/2015

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Get Movin’ Monday: April Deals

This week we turn another page on the calendar and welcome in April. Deals expert Carrie Rocha Gets Us Movin’ with great bargains this month.

03/30/2015

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Good Question: Why Do We Spend Less On Father’s Day?

Father’s Day is this Sunday. But unlike moms, dads shouldn’t expect to be showered with gifts. The National Retail Federation finds Americans are expected to spend $7.4 billion less on dads this Father’s Day than they spent on moms for Mother’s Day.

06/12/2014

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Mpls. ‘Miracle Baby’ Who Survived 11-Story Fall Returns Home

The Minneapolis toddler who got national attention after falling eleven stories from an apartment building, and surviving, is back home with his family. It was on Mother’s Day, May 11, at the Riverside Plaza apartments in Minneapolis when 15-month-old Musa Dayib slipped through a 5.5 inch slit on the family’s balcony.

05/26/2014

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