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Summer 2020 photo journal

I think labeling this year as “wild” is something we can all agree on universally. I doubt there is a person who would challenge me on the thought that 2020 has been the furthest thing from normal. Like many, how I thought this year would unfold has had to constantly

Extravagant toppings and glitter ice cream galore at MN Nice Cream in NE Minneapolis, MN

The Minnesota Instagram-famous, single soft-serve ice cream food truck, MN Nice Cream, has found itself a permanent home in North East Minneapolis, MN. The newly opened ice cream shop is uber cute and the perfect place to satisfy any sweet tooth or do-it-for-the-instapic craving. Their sugary treats are fun, absolutely picture-worthy

Latte Art gets creative and colorful at Cafe Astoria in St. Paul, MN

I found my new favorite coffee shop on Instagram, and it’s even better in real life. Cafe Astoria is located in downtown St. Paul and its latte art is out of this world. I’ve never enjoyed creative coffee like this — it’s stunningly colorful and tastes as good as it

Cafe Meow: Where Minneapolis mixes cats and coffee

Located in Minneapolis is Minnesota’s first ever Cat Cafe. Cafe Meow, which doubles as cafe and cat lounge, is located in Uptown off Hennepin Ave (near Spyhouse Coffee). It’s the puuurfect place to get catfinated and hang out with some furry feline friends.     How it works Cafe Meow is split

Spring break ideas if you are staying near the Twin Cities

The ideal spring break is probably you on the beach with your toes in the sand and skin in the sun… am I right? But what happens when your vacation is looking more like a staycation? If you’ll be hanging out in Minnesota this spring break, you can still have

Super Bowl 52 in Minnesota

Minnesota had the exciting honor of hosting Super Bowl 52 this year! My siblings, cousins and I got in on all the action by heading downtown to Minneapolis to experience the fun Super Bowl LIVE at Nicollet Mall had to offer. One of my favorite things to check out was

Saint Paul Winter Carnival Ice Palace Lighting

The Saint Paul Winter Carnival has officially started, and it’s lit. This year, for the 132nd annual Carnival, a 70-foot ice palace was built in the heart of Rice Park to exemplify the city’s winter festivities during Minnesota’s “super” year. This incredible palace is an exciting way for the city of Saint Paul to welcome the

Quirky Minneapolis shops to check out this summer

Summer is in the air and quickly approaching. For those of you staying near the Twin Cities this summer, I highlighted some local Minneapolis shops that should be on your list to check out. Each store has its own quirks and unique flare. They are also shops that I kept

Where to find bubble tea in Dinky Town

Being a city girl at heart, I have always loved downtown adventures. My favorites always include the ones involving bubble tea. It’s delicious, sweet and something fun to do with friends. Luckily, the University of Northwestern – St. Paul is only miles away from the best shops.  Here are my top

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