Monthly Archives: June 2012

Choo Choo Bob Giveaway Winner

Congraulations to Valerie Mabrey! You won the Choo Choo Bob Show DVD. Thank to everyone who participated in the giveaway!  We’ll see you this coming Friday for the next giveaway announcement. Advertisements

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Summer Reading for Kids

This year, the Twin Cities area libraries are proud, once again, to encourage your children to read through their summer reading program called BookawockY  This was the theme last year, too.  I remember it well because my family could not … Continue reading

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Free Family Activities: July 2012 Overview

I have linked each week here to make it easier to read.  There is A LOT of stuff happening in July! And this is just the free stuff!July 1-July 7July 8-July 14July 15- July 21July 22-July 28July 29-Aug 4

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Tips for Traveling With Extended Family

Since we are going to upstate New York in less than a month, lots of figuring and planning is currently happening. image credit  When are we going to leave?  What is it going to look like?  How are we caravaning? … Continue reading

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Conny’s Creamy Cone

When my good friend told me about Conny’s Creamy Cone, I thought she was mistaken.  Never mind that she lived just a couple of blocks from it for years.  But this little ice cream shoppe is a beloved stop for … Continue reading

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Great Clips IMAX

The biggest zoo in Minnesota happens to be the Minnesota Zoo.  It is located in the southern metro in Apple Valley.  But before we can get into the zoo, we walk past an incredibly large building. The Great Clips IMAX theatre … Continue reading

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Needed: Organic Fertilizer

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Whitney Farms for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Here is my garden.  I am so proud of it! I just spent an afternoon hacking away at as many … Continue reading

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