Autumn and the Beauty it Brings

Autumn leaves

I love autumn. I think it’s my favorite season. Autumn reminds me of hunting season, football season, and the Twin Cities Marathon season. It’s also almost perfect weather-wise. The air is crisp in the morning, warm by midday then chilled and still by evening. But one thing I love more than all of the above, one thing that makes me happy to live in this state above all else, the changing colors of the trees.

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‘Make Your Own Maple Syrup’ Workshop This Weekend

Maple Syrup on Pancakes

Is there anything better than a stack of pancakes topped with maple syrup?

Yes, yes there is. A stack of pancakes topped with your own homemade maple syrup is even better than using the stuff you buy in the stores.

Fort Snelling State Park: Not Your Grandaddy’s State Park

Fort Snelling State Park

Anyone who has lived in the Minnesota metro area knows how busy city life moves. Congestion on I-35 and 94 never seem to break and just when you think you’ve left the insanity of the cities, you find yourself fighting the crowd running to and from the Minneapolis-St Paul (or MSP for you, locals) airport. Tucked quietly away just 2 minutes from MSP, however, lies the Fort Snelling State Park where locals and tourists alike can, “get away from it all,” without actually being too far from it all.

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