Things to do in Minneapolis, Minnesota

It’s hard to believe that our year in Minneapolis has already come to an end, and that one week from today we’ll be en route to Copenhagen, Denmark! Although it has been a whirlwind 12 months, we did manage to establish some routines and traditions and we’re excited to share a little round-up of things […]

April 17, 2018


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Traveling Internationally with a Dog

We’re relocating to Denmark at the end of the month, and I’ve gotten a lot of questions about traveling internationally with a dog! I also did a post about bringing your dog into Denmark, which you can read here. At first I was really anxious about taking Walter internationally, but quickly realized that it didn’t […]

April 16, 2018


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Plan your Trip to Mall of America with Hyatt Regency Bloomington

One of the benefits of living in Minnesota (besides all the beautiful snow) is having easy access to one of the largest malls in the world, The Mall of America! It’s been part of our family outings for as far back as I can remember. A couple weekends ago I got together with my mom […]

March 22, 2018


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Planning Your Trip to Mall of America

When I was growing up my family made an annual pilgrimage up to the Twin Cities for our summer vacation. It involved Valley Fair, occasionally the Renaissance Festival and every year, without fail, some back-to-school shopping at the Mall of America. I didn’t realize growing up that not everyone lives within a couple hours of […]

September 1, 2017


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Travel: Green Gate Guest Houses

If you’re looking for a great Minnesota getaway you need to check out Green Gate Guest Houses, located near Biwabik, Minnesota. The property is bordered by Giants Ridge Recreational Area, The Mesabi Bike Trail and the Embarrass River, and is a short drive from the Bavarian-themed town of Biwabik.  We discovered Green Gate during our […]

June 8, 2017


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