For the last few years, we’ve planned a yearly family vacation up north. In the spring, we decide where to go and circle the dates on the calendar.
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Recently, I took a trip with a group of good friends to celebrate an upcoming marriage. The trip was short—a mere 48 hours, but it was so wonderful.
Our family goes on spontaneous road trips to keep a thirst for adventure alive. Here are my best tips and a printable to help you enjoy a spontaneous trip.
At just over an hour from Rochester, Stockholm and Maiden Rock are totally worth a day trip. Wineries and scenery make this a great location for a date.
Northfield, you sly little fox, you. Where did you come from, where have you been hiding, and why are you so stinkin’ cute?!
The Junior Ranger program taught me that there’s a slippery slope between exposing kids to the joys of nature and turning it into the drudgery of homework.
Nestled into the bluffs of the Mississippi River lies a town you need to visit, Red Wing. Known for its beautiful river settings, it’s worth a trip.
Since their birth, our children have endured and “helped with” whatever is on the schedule for my husband and myself on any given day, including, but not limited to tax appointments, city council meetings, construction demolition, political rallies, and an assortment of board meetings. Their understanding of these processes is not complete, but certainly […]
My husband turned 30 in 2007, and I had the genius idea of surprising him with a trip to England for a present. We had lived there during that wonderful time right after getting married and right before having children and had longed to go again ever since we moved back to the States. However, […]
Minnesota is a winter wonderland. Rochester sees an average of 48 snowfall inches a winter. I grew up just outside of Chicago and was no stranger to brutal midwest winters when I moved to Minnesota 20 years ago for college. Even though I’ve grown up with snow and ice as an unavoidable reality, I despise […]