POST CHRISTMAS DAY 5 – Explore a new neighborhood

Neighborhoods throughout the metro areas are diverse and interesting.  You can learn so much about other cultures by spending time in areas you do not happen to pass by in your daily routine. Cedar Riverside Did you know that 45% of those who live in the Cedar Riverside neighborhood were born in another country? http://www.livemsp.org/neighborhoods/minneapolis-neighborhoods/103-cedar-riverside-/190-cedar-riverside-…

POST CHRISTMAS DAY 4 – Go out to Breakfast – let us know your favorite breakfast place!

There are so many breakfast places and with only 2 weekend days each week  it is hard to get out and enjoy a good breakfast.  Here are some of my favorite places for the perfect morning meal and I really like food so you might want to take note of these establishments. St. Paul The…

POST CHRISTMAS DAY 3 – Go skiing at Como Park or another ski hill or cross country trail

Como Park Skiing A great place for cross country or beginner downhill.  We took Sam to ski lessons there last year and it is perfect for learning and the price is right, $10 for kids $15 for adults and they have special Friday night skis as well, $50.00/family of 5.  They offer rental for both…

POST CHRISTMAS DAY 2 – Light Shows in the Cities – let me know your favorite!

Go to a light show in one of our great cities or tour them all!  I like to add food to most activities I do so I would add a fun dinner before heading to the lights – so many fabulous restaurants to enjoy – so little time.  I will have to do a post…

Post Christmas DAY 1. What now! Things to do in the Twin Cities this week.

Many businesses slow down over the Holidays and kids are off school so it is a great week to take off work – the question is what to do with all of this family togetherness?   I will be posting ideas of fun things to do every day (fun things with our without kids) so take…

GRAND MEANDER – TOMORROW!! A couple great stops along your way. . .

Grand Meander is a wonderful way to spend a Saturday and get lots of fun free treats along the way!   You might even get some Christmas shopping done.  As I was preparing for this blog I was able to find Lego Advent Calendars 50% off at Creative Kidstuff!  A link to the full list…

Easy Christmas Decorating Ideas during the Thanksgiving weekend at the Johnson House

After a big turkey dinner at my cousin’s house, our weekend was filled with decorating, cherry making & meat grinding.  Somehow Peter’s deer needed to be ground up as part of our Christmas preparation festivities. Each year we attempt to make chocolate covered cherries and this year they actually worked!  We were able to find some…

Easy Christmas Decorating Ideas during the Thanksgiving weekend at the Johnson House

After a big turkey dinner at my cousin’s house, our weekend was filled with decorating, cherry making & meat grinding.  Somehow Peter’s deer needed to be ground up as part of our Christmas preparation festivities. Each year we attempt to make chocolate covered cherries and this year they actually worked!  We were able to find some…

Peter models some super spikes – does that put him on the same level as a superhero? That is up to you. Take a look and let me know what you think!

Peter models his super spikes and takes this tree DOWN. . . . . Find your own super spikes here:  http://www.wesspur.com I have compiled the best pictures from the big event and a few of Sam keeping himself busy.  He was finding some fun of his own while all this was going on.  Don’t miss…

Peter models some super spikes – does that put him on the same level as a superhero? That is up to you. Take a look and let me know what you think!

Peter models his super spikes and takes this tree DOWN. . . . . Find your own super spikes here:  http://www.wesspur.com I have compiled the best pictures from the big event and a few of Sam keeping himself busy.  He was finding some fun of his own while all this was going on.  Don’t miss…