Category Archive: Lifestyle

Chic European Street Style: Summer Edition

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As we all likely know, European women have great style.  It can be defined as being chic, simple, and unfussy – while all the while being sophisticated.  I think it is fair to… Continue reading

Cabin Cocktailing

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Here in Minnesota, it’s all about “The Cabin.”  Twin Cities residents depart the city en masse on Friday afternoons to head “Up North” for the weekend.  In Minnesota, these weekends will ideally include… Continue reading

Art Fair Season

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Art is everywhere, except it has to pass through a creative mind.      -L. Nevelson Truer words have never been spoken.  Unfortunately, we are not all born with God-given artistic talent.  But most of… Continue reading

“HOT” Undergarments

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Summer means two things will happen with certainty:  hot weather, and therefore you will be forced to wear more revealing clothing, whether you like it or not.   This is not the time… Continue reading

It’s June. It’s Wedding Season!

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It’s June.  June means sandals, sunblock, white pants, and…WEDDINGS. The tradition of holding a wedding in June dates back to Roman times.  Roman God Juno and his wife Jupiter, the goddess of marriage… Continue reading

Trending Now: Ancient Fruits and Veggies

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Unless genetically modified or domesticated, there are of course no “new” fruits or vegetables.  But, there are some fruits and veggies that grow organically and with such abundance in other parts of the… Continue reading

Father’s Day Gift Guide

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An individual gift speaks volumes.  You dad is an individual.  He has been known to speak a lot, volumes in fact.  Honor all of his volumes with a unique, individual Father’s Day gift.  Skip… Continue reading

Be on Trend at the Beach

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Planning to spend some time at the beach this summer?  I sure hope you are!  It’s fun to refresh our beach “stuff” every few years;  even items that are used seasonally can start… Continue reading

Trending Now: All Things FLAMINGO

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Adios, unicorns!  You are SO last year.  Flamingos are IT right now, and are moving their leggy selves into many different fashion and design landscapes.  Why this motif has usurped the sweet and… Continue reading

Good Cheap Wine: Beyond the Two Buck Chuck

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Good cheap wine:  an oxymoron?  Perhaps.  A reality?  Sure, but only if you know what you are doing.  Now, I’m not talking about the Two Buck Chuck (Charles Krug) from Trader Joe’s.  There is… Continue reading