When you live up north life takes on a whole different momentum. You live your year in hopes and dreams, praying for time to stand still in June, July, and August. Enjoying the serenity of September and fighting the inevitable of mid October, the reality of November, and December is a blur no matter where […]
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A big thanks to Dryco Restoration Services for sponsoring the following post and giveaway. It’s (finally!) early spring which means I start to get The Itch. Completely absent the rest of year, the sudden need to scrub, sanitize, organize, and purge my home of dirt, grime, broken toys, stubby crayons, and a million and […]
Thank you to all the featured camps in and around the Duluth are for sponsoring our 2017 Guide to Summer Camps!
When I was growing up, Duluth Minnesota was a metropolis to me. We’d travel there to go shopping, see the doctor, and visit family. Eventually I ended up attending college in the “big city” and immediately moved away following graduation because it was too small. Just after my daughter was born, we decided to leave […]
It’s often those big life shake ups that mold us into becoming a new person and give us a better definition of how we want life to unfold. They let us become hyper focused for a period of time on the things that really matter and give us new priorities, new outlooks, and new goals of transforming ourselves […]
It’s dark out. The glow of the laptop is the only light shining. My husband and dog are somehow tandem snoring. Somewhere I am sure there is a study about that being “a thing.” It’s a thing in our house. They either both go at it like chainsaws or its blissfully quiet. The snoring is […]
After crossing the finish line this past June at the Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon, I realized it had been 10 years since my first official race. I used to say “I don’t run, I jog.” But this summer’s milestone made me realize that I don’t just train for an annual race, I’m a runner. It’s a part of me. […]