Category Archive: Travel

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

Trending Now: Old-School Pizzerias

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Sometimes, foods and flavors can rev up our appetite for nostalgia and drudge up memories.  It’s proven that food can play a powerful part in human memory. “Evolution has seen to it that… 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

This Summer’s Swimsuit Trends

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It’s fascinating to consider how much swimwear trends can change from season to season…particularly since there is so little fabric associated with swimsuits.  Perhaps due to the festival-season fashion movement, swimwear-as-clothing has gained… Continue reading

The Year of the Rooster – Happy New Year!

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Did you know?  2017 is The Year of the Rooster according to the ancient Chinese Zodiac calendar.  With the advent of yesterday’s Chinese New Year, it’s timely to learn about what is ahead… Continue reading

Travel Uniform

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It’s not always easy to look chic while traveling.  What constants do you see in the following travel outfits?  Scarf? Check.  The scarf can be used in a pinch as a blanket or a… Continue reading

New Year’s Traditions Around the Globe

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To welcome a New Year is a pensive, introspective time for many around the globe.  And, of course, a time of food, family, and great celebration.  Many cultures enjoy unique traditions to commemorate the… Continue reading

Going on Vacation? Don’t Forget Your ZIP Code

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We’ve all been there.  You are in the throes of an amazing vacation, and are captivated by all things _________ (fill in the blank of your vacation destination).  You go out shopping, perhaps… Continue reading

Fall Back

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Hopefully, last night, you remembered to set your clocks BACK an hour.  It is always nice to get that extra hour of sleep, but it comes at a cost.  From now until Christmastime,… Continue reading

Designer Spotlight: Freywille

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For more than 30 years, Austrian jewelry designer Friedrich Wille has been designing classic pieces, often with a nod to classic European art and European history.  Most of their pieces incorporate a tedious… Continue reading