My Top Five Moments From 2018
The year isn't over yet and there's still time to make great memories. But, as we near the end of the year, I've been reflecting on all of the great things that did happen this year. Here are my top 5 moments from 2018.
What The Holidays Are Like For People In Relationships
Christmas is a magical time of the year! People are in good spirits, there's enough generosity to go around and let's not forget Christmas cookies. But, the holidays aren't always as glamorous as the Hallmark movies on TV. Here are some real life issues people in relationships struggl…
Minnesota Kids Can Use Google's Tracker To Keep Up With Santa
We've got 19 days until Christmas Eve. That means that Santa and his elves have 19 days left to make toys, double check the nice list and deliver presents to all of the good boys and girls. It's a big job and it happens super fast too. I mean, he delivers toys to kids all over the world in…
This Popular Christmas Movie Was Based In Minnesota
I have been watching Christmas movies like it's my full time job lately. I just can't get enough of them! One of my all time favorite Christmas classics is a 1996 film starring Arnold Schwarzenegger. You might have heard of this little movie called "Jingle All The Way".
St. Cloud Hospital's Festival of Lights Kicks Off Thursday
The 30th annual St. Cloud Hospital Festival of Lights gets underway on Thursday night. Each year the hospital holds a special ceremony before they light up their building for the month of December.
Do You Celebrate St. Nicholas Day, Or Is It Just Me?
In my family, we always celebrated St. Nicholas Day on December 6. If we were really good kids and on track for being on Santa's Nice List, St. Nick would let us know by making a special stop at our house.
I Finally Learned How To Use Snap Chat #Cringey
Yes, I'm extremely late to the party here. I finally learned how to use Snap Chat this weekend. Just admitting that feels #cringey. I grew up in the My Space and Facebook era. It used to cost me 25 cents to send a picture message when I was texting.
Should Holiday Gift Exchanges Have Low Or High Dollar Limits?
In my family we always do Christmas gift exchanges with one another. We do it as a way to save money because then you're only responsible for buying one gift. We do a secret Santa exchange so you have no idea who is buying your present.
Farming Woman Wins Dream Getaway 39
Congratulations to Lisa Weinmann of Farming— the winner of Dream Getaway #39! We called Lisa this morning to let her know that she had won the trip of a lifetime.
What's Your Biggest Goal For The New Year?
Sometimes I feel like I've made too many goals and I'm a jack of all trades and master of none.
How I Start My Day With Goals And Finish With Gratitude
Making this a daily practice leaves zero room for confusion. You have to keep your eye on the prize. Writing down what you want to achieve helps you stay accountable.
5 Insider Secrets For Winning Dream Getaway 39
The weather is getting colder and colder and a warm vacation is starting to sound better and better. If you're itching to get the heck out of the cold and spend time in your version of paradise then listen up! We're drawing a winner for Dream Getaway 39 on Friday.
Minnesota Ranked Nation's Most Giving State By WalletHub
The Tuesday after Thanksgiving has been coined as Giving Tuesday, where people are encouraged to donate money to their favorite charity. The World Giving Index shows that the United States ranks fourth for generosity out of 140 countries.
Our Central Minnesota Santa Tracker
Santa is a very busy guy who loves spending a fair amount of time meeting kids from central Minnesota. Start creating your wish lists now, children! Santa is set to make a few public appearances before his main event on Christmas Eve! Check out our central Minnesota Santa tracker below!
Gift Cards Or Money, Which Is A Better Holiday Gift?
I've got a few people in my family that are super hard to shop for and they refuse to give me Christmas gift ideas. So, I'm forced to give the gift of gift cards or money. My family members can do the dirty work of finding their own gift.
Keep Your Information Safe This Cyber Monday
Black Friday is behind us and now we're focused on Cyber Monday! Today is the day where productivity at work is at an all time low. If you have any money leftover from the weekend shopping holiday, you're probably scoring online deals today.
DJ Notebook: My Thanksgiving Vacation
I took a mini stay-cation this past week. It was great, but I'm glad to be back. I spent a lot of quality time with my son, Charlie, who just turned one. He has developed quite the little personality.
Minnesota's Guide To The Proper Thanksgiving Etiquette
If you're hosting Thanksgiving for the first time, there are somethings you need to keep in mind. I like to call it Minnesota's "Thanksgiving Etiquette." Hosting parties is a tough job, so if you're not hosting Thanksgiving this year, definitely remember to show some appreci…
Here's What Your Favorite Thanksgiving Pie Really Says About You
I could literally eat pie everyday for the rest of my life and never get sick of eating it. There are just so many different kinds to enjoy. Here's what your favorite pie says about you!
Is It Green Bean Casserole Or Green Bean Hotdish In Minnesota?
I have to make a confession and apologize to Adam from the Workday Mix. He asked me a few weeks ago if Minnesotans referred to one of his favorite Thanksgiving dishes as 'green bean hotdish'. At first, my answer was YES! After all, we don't call things casserole in Minnesota.