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Ask A Minnesota Expert: What To Pack For Your Trip To Europe

The travel team from Minnesota Travel Leaders, a leading travel agency with multiple MN locations, has great packing tips and sound travel advice for a fun and safe European itinerary. Now, meet two members of the travel team.

07/28/2015

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Best Boutique Decor Shops Found In Minnesota Malls

Shopping for boutique decor involves trekking and driving, especially if looking for the perfect mall that has your favorite store. But with patience and perseverance, the decor store you are looking for is somewhere in a Twin Cities mall, or nearby.

07/21/2015

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Best Places To Buy Yoga Gear In Minnesota

Show up to your yoga class in top form after shopping at these stores.

07/14/2015

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Best Gift Shops For Tech Lovers In Minnesota

The Silicon Valley of the Midwest, Minnesota rivals its counterparts in high tech innovating. The best stores for tech lovers are in the Twin Cities metro. For gifts that are pragmatic, entertaining or simply cool to own, these stores have them.

07/07/2015

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Best Craft Beer Shops In Minnesota

The craft beer scene is alive and well in the Twin Cities. Check out our list of the top five stores that carry great beer from small, independent breweries.

06/30/2015

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Ask A Minnesota Expert: Decorating Your First Apartment On A Budget

Make your first apartment fabulous!

06/23/2015

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Best Places To Buy Father’s Day Gifts In Minnesota

The range of Father’s Day gift ideas is immense at any of these locally owned and operated stores.

06/16/2015

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5 Books To Give Dad For Father’s Day Gifts

Dads can be tough to shop for. But don’t let the pressure of finding the perfect Father’s Day gift fill you with dread. Whether he’s into baseball, history or humor, our sister company Simon & Schuster has a book that your dad will love.

06/15/2015

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Best Bridal Shops In Minnesota

Minnesota has some of the best bridal shops. It rocks with wedding apparel. While weddings are often associated with the bride, some shops have attire for the groom and members of the bridal party. It takes a community to help prepare for the wedding day.

06/09/2015

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6 Father’s Day Gifts To Help Dad Organize His Mancave Or Garage

It can be very difficult to find the perfect gift for dad on Father’s Day, but with a little creativity and a bit of time you can find something very special that he will be able to use every day.

06/03/2015

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“GOOGELLE” Reveals The 10 Most Asked Beauty Questions On The Internet

Find out what the top 10 most asked beauty questions on the Internet are from ELLE Beauty Director, Emily Dougherty.

06/02/2015

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Best Places To Buy Swimsuits In Minnesota

When bathing suit season arrives, many of us think of sipping tropical drinks on sunny beaches in Florida. Though Minnesota is landlocked, there’s still a need for the perfect swimsuit for the summer season.

06/02/2015

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5 Classes Or Lessons To Give Dad For Father’s Day

Think outside the gift box this Father’s Day with these five class ideas.

06/01/2015

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Ask An Expert: Hottest Summer Trends In Minnesota

Don’t let another summer of style pass you by. The belief that being fashionable costs money has proven to be false. Many of this year’s fashions not only bring back styles that may have been pushed to the back of your closet, but they can be found at your local Target or neighborhood shopping mall as well.

05/26/2015

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Best Photography Shops In Minnesota

With camera and video functions available on most phones, an opportunity to capture the moment is never far away. However, just because phones often can take photos, many still enjoy using traditional cameras to record memories. Photography shops in Minnesota cater to every type of photographer and can offer great deals on cameras as well as advice on the perfect picture taking tool. Whether you’re looking for the best tools or just a good camera to take with you on your next vacation, these stores can help you choose the best camera possible.

05/19/2015

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5 Camping Gear Must Haves For Summer Vacations

Don’t leave home without these five handy camping gadgets. You’ll have all the important conveniences of home without tons of bulky equipment.

05/11/2015

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WCCO Viewers’ Choice For Best Manicure, Pedicure In Minnesota

Just in time for Mother’s Day, we went in search of the best manicure and pedicure in Minnesota. Your votes sent Natalie Nyhus to White Bear Lake for a little pampering at Indulge Salon and Spa.

05/07/2015

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5 Must Have Spring Fashion Accessories

Complete your warm weather look with these five must-have accessories this Spring.

05/06/2015

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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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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

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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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Best Up-&-Coming Local Brands In Minnesota

No stranger to innovation, Minnesotans have developed products from sandpaper to pacemakers and brands from Cheerios to TCBY. Read more about the five best new local brands in Minnesota, their location, and their founders.

04/21/2015

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Best Kids Clothing Stores In Minnesota

Meet some busy moms who saw the need to fill the void of quality in kid’s clothing and personalized shopping experience.

04/14/2015

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Best Places To Buy Women’s Athletic Wear In Minnesota

With summer right around the corner, Minnesotans are flocking to the gym to make sure they look great in less clothing. Exercising has become a great excuse to get into a new look and create a fashionable wardrobe full of fun and comfortable athletic clothing. Women have gone beyond yoga pants and neon running shoes in the gym and have added entire outfits that are functional and fancy. Great athletic wear also begs to be worn and used. Find motivation to exercise and an excuse to wear the best gear at any of these retailers.

04/07/2015

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Ask an Expert: Fashion Forward Thinking For The Season In Minnesota

Minnesota Fashion Maven Sara Rogers sees seven new styles for Spring, 2015

03/31/2015

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Wacky Fashion At Met Gala

Big names turned out in New York City last night for the annual Met Gala. But even bigger than the names were the fashion choices.

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Oscars’ Best And Worst Dressed

The stars turned out dressed in their finest for the 87th Academy Awards. And, as is the case with the nominees, some were winners and others were not.

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Suits With Shorts: Fashion Do Or Don’t?

The WCCO Morning Show team debated whether or not it’s a good idea for men to wear suits that come with shorts instead of pants. Maybe if you look like these models, you’ll have a better chance at pulling it off.

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Macy’s Flower Show: The Secret Garden

After a blustery winter comes the renewal of spring and the famed Macy’s Flower Show® with Gardens by Bachman’s where fantasy and discovery await at Macy’s downtown Minneapolis store. From Sunday, March 23 through Sunday, April 6, The Secret Garden, the theme of this year’s floral extravaganza will offer spectators a peek behind the magic and majesty of lush landscapes.

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Fall Fashion: Men’s Sweaters

Minnesota Fashion Week starts Friday, so here is a closer look at one of the hottest trends in men’s fashion — sweaters!

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