Treehouse Update #1

Sam is so excited about the big event happening in our backyard this summer!  This is his favorite house project to date.  He has helped his Dad look through lots of different designs and they have come up with a great result.  It is all designed and ready to build. . . .the most exciting…

Need wall hooks or door hardware? Great resources!

For some reason no one EVER opens our entry closet to put their coat in there when they come to my house.  Maybe it is because it is too hard to get to it when the front door is blocking it when it is open or maybe (according to my friend Nora) people are scared…

Twin Cities Parade of Homes Blog – Make sure to check out the Remodeler’s Showcase this weekend!

Twin Cities Parade of Homes Blog I was able to visit the Remodelers Tour today!  It is going on all weekend so don’t miss your chance to see some wonderful ideas for your next remodeling project.  They have a directory of projects listed so you can map out which projects interest you. http://www.paradeofhomes.org/directory/remodelers This blog…

The Cottage House in South Minneapolis – found an amazing table at a great price!

My friend Alicia introduced me to this little place called “The Cottage House” http://www.thecottagehousempls.com – What a fun atmosphere and GREAT finds throughout the store!  They are only open 1 time per month and their dates are listed on their website.  I found a table and after thinking about it for a day I had to…

The Cottage House in South Minneapolis – found an amazing table at a great price!

My friend Alicia introduced me to this little place called “The Cottage House” http://www.thecottagehousempls.com – What a fun atmosphere and GREAT finds throughout the store!  They are only open 1 time per month and their dates are listed on their website.  I found a table and after thinking about it for a day I had to…

Great Pot Rack Idea – Fun Neighborhood and Asian Restaurant

I had the opportunity to tour a home I sold to a client 9 years ago and it was so much fun to see what they had done to the place! I love to get fun new ideas from people and they had plenty of them! This window pot rack was one that I loved….

Winter Party Ideas – Ice candles make it just a little bit fancy

We threw a small New Year’s party and many of the ideas would work for any winter themed party so I thought I would share them.  My favorite part is the ice candles.  They make a winter party just a little fancy & I like just a  little fancy so it works out. Just fill…

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…