Monthly Archives: May 2012

Perfect in Rain or Shine: Linden Hills Neighborhood

image credit Linden Hills is one of my favorite areas of Minneapolis.  Mostly because my children love this place.  Princess Pea’s favorite store Wild Rumpus and Wordgirl’s favorite store Heartfelt are within a block of each other.  Each time we … Continue reading

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Traveling on A Budget: Places to Stay Part 2

I have a dear friend who gave me a subscription to All You Magazine.  I love this magazine because it’s easy reading and in my crazy busy house that’s EXACTLY what I need.The June 2012 issue has an article about … Continue reading

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Cup and Cone

In downtown White Bear Lake, MN, there is a seasonal ice cream shop that is proudly acclaimed by the locals. As soon as Memorial Day hits, this place gets hopping. Located at 2126 4th Street White Bear Lake, MN 55110  Cup … Continue reading

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2012 Twin Cities Memorial Day Celebrations

Memorial Day is the perfect time to discuss our country and what it takes for us to be free.  By participating in one of the following events with your children, you will have an opportunity to honor those who have … Continue reading

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Week of 5/28/12-6/3/12 Free Family Activities

Everyday Events and ActivitiesLocal Libraries Anoka County Pubic Library Hennepin County Public Library Ramsey County Public Library St. Paul Public Library Dakota County Public Library Stillwater Public Library Carver County Public LibraryChoo Choo Bob’s Train StoreComo Zoo:  Bear Program 10:30 … Continue reading

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$5 or Less

Everyday/Most Days $3 Tour Days (not Saturdays)The Landing  10:00 am-5:00 pmComo Harriet Streetcar LineLake Harrietvarious times $2 person, $5 all day passExcelsior Streetcar Line Excelsior various times$2 person, $5 all day passWednesday 5/30/12Three River Parks My Preschooler & Me: Owls … Continue reading

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More than $5

Everyday Minnesota Sea Life  Minnesota Children’s Museum $8.95  MN Zoo  MN Zoo $12-$18  Mill City Museum  Kiddywampus Open Studio $8.00  Twin City Model Railroad Museum $6.00Monday 5/28/12Three Rivers Parks Memorial Day WeekendThe Landing 10:00 am-5:00 pm $5-$9Three Rivers Parks Preschool … Continue reading

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And the Winner is…….

For the Starbuck’s $10 giftcard Madeline BrubakerShe wrote:I “like” your Facebook page (FB name: Madeline Brubaker) CoNGraTULatioNS!Thanks to everyone who participated. And now for my top 5 things I will try….because maybe I will like coffee a little bit more after … Continue reading

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Twin Cities Family Fun Announcements

Mark your calendars for the following events. Saturday June 2 at 9:00 am   The premiere of The Choo Choo Bob Show on TV.   Channel 45 Tune in!  I know our family will be! image credit Thursday, June 21 at 6:30 … Continue reading

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Traveling on a Budget: Places to Stay

One of the biggest costs you will encounter while traveling is lodging.  image credit First and foremost–even before affordable price–you want some place clean. Your lodging is maintained well. Be it a campground, a cabin, or a hotel, you don’t want … Continue reading

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