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Tips on How to Raise Backyard Chickens -and how to rent them!
Our family did everything wrong (according to all the chicken books) and we have survived an entire year AND just bought 5 more adorable babies. We've learned a few things though and tips that might help your adventure! Did you know you can also rent chickens?
Free Family Movie Day
My favorite movie from last year is having a free showing in Rochester! Save me a seat because I'm watching it again so I can feel "all the feels". I also love how this theater is giving back to the community...and they are letting all of us play a part in that.
High School Students Race To Say 'Checkmate'
Strategy and skill are combining as students from the area high schools meet up this weekend to see who is taking home the trophy at the 19th Annual City Cup Chess Tournament.
Is This Shirt Missing Something?
I heard about a shirt at a local store that a mom was talking about on Facebook. It is hard to know what is real or fake on social media and so I went on a hunt to see if it was true. I had a picture and my own determination and that was all I needed. The hunt was on.
Mom Tip: The Best Spot in My Kitchen...The Snack Drawer
My days as a daycare provider were crazy busy. The kids were adorable and always had something cute to say but having 10 kids around each day led to some chaos, especially when it came time for everyone to eat. This is one tip that I learned that saved a lot of time!
Vintage Treasures For Sale on Saturday
You are driving down the road and all of a sudden...beautifully painted vintage furniture, chairs are all over the sidewalk next to you. That is what we call "An Occasional Market" in Rochester and I know where you can find the next one!
Woman in Southeast Minnesota Makes Dream Come True
Football season and the Super Bowl might be over, but a Rochester woman is still on cloud 9 after fulfilling a dream with the biggest game that the state of Minnesota has had in a while. Meet Karla.
Tips for Anyone That Forgot About Valentine's Day
I may possibly be the only parent to "forget" about the big day at school that will sugar-up our kiddos; Valentine's Day. Just in case I'm not, I did a lot of Googling today to figure out a solution for my child's Valentines that still look cute but doesn't require me …
Will The New Gerber Baby Be Denied Life Insurance Too?
The first Gerber Baby with Down syndrome was announced on the Today Show with praise and support pouring in on social media. Parents who have been denied coverage for their child with Down syndrome flooded social media with a different message.
Top 10 Rules for Ordering in the Drive Thru
When you are HANGRY and you need a quick bite to eat, the drive-thru is a must. After a recent visit to a local fast food drive-thru, I have realized that not everyone is following the same etiquette or rules. If we all follow these rules, we might be eating our fries just a little bit faster.
Do You Know How To Get Free Food At HyVee?
If you saw a woman jumping up and down in the store today, that was me, because today I found something new at Hy-Vee that gave me free food and some extra savings. And if you think I'm talking about Fuel Saver...well, that is just the start. ;)
What Is Minnesota Cooking for The Super Bowl?
Super Bowl parties and the food that goes along with it...it must be on our minds lately because Google is blowing up with recipe searches. I am not surprised at all with the recipe we are searching most this week in Minnesota.
Best Priced Movie Theaters in the Area
Going to the movies can be such a fun outing but ticket prices seem to be creeping up and you know that at least one of your kids is going to ask for popcorn...and if you give a kid some popcorn, they are going to ask for something to drink.