Author Archives: Chicz

Pinterest inspired!

By Karla Mikkelson Directions: 1. Type a verse or find one online and print it out on paper. 2. Enlarge it on copier to the size you prefer. 3. Score each letter with an exacto or utility knife. (Cut out top … Continue reading

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Camping fun

By Jessica Sly Have you ever gone camping and experienced that lull where the kids are twitching in boredom and all the parents want to do is nap, and you’re faced with the question, “Now what should we do?” Look … Continue reading

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Stay safe outdoors

By Dr. Kristen Haabala Summer is a great season to get outdoors and spend time doing all of the healthy activities you enjoy with family and friends. The benefits of fresh air, sunshine, exercise and time spent in nature are … Continue reading

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As seen on TV: Micro S’mores

By Jamie Kakach Product: Micro S’mores Claim: S’mores in 10 seconds! Grade: B+ Review: Do you love making s’mores but are lacking a campfire? Well, the Micro S’mores is the product for you! The instructions couldn’t be easier. Construct your … Continue reading

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Mommy & Me crafts

By Melanie Danner Cool-off Sponge Necklace (Pinterest) Supplies: Dry sponges cut into 1/2” squares (any small shape will do) Embroidery needle 25” of .5mm Stretch Magic cord Directions: 1. Cut sponges into 1/2 inch squares. 2. Cut and thread a … Continue reading

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Get color!

By Karina Mork Looking for a way to add a little color and curb appeal to your home with minimal investment? We recommend painting your front door. It is the perfect DIY project that will give you a big impact, … Continue reading

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Great reads

By Kathleen Pohlig I recently read a non-fiction book as fascinating as any good novel. Mrs. Kennedy and Me is Clint Hill’s story of his years as the Secret Service agent assigned to Jackie Kennedy. It begins immediately following John … Continue reading

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The Single Chic: Stuck in the first date loop?

By Annie Harman Dating isn’t a new experience; it’s the same experience, over and over and over again. People have been dating since the beginning of time, and while fashion trends, hairstyles and technology may change, dating rarely does. I’m … Continue reading

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He sez … she sez: “We do this with leftovers…”

By Brandon and Amy Chaffins Amy: We both have jobs that allow us to stop home for our lunch break during the week. There’s usually just enough time to throw together a sandwich or heat up leftovers and ask each … Continue reading

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Bugged! Fend off mosquitoes this summer

By Dr. Carly Erickson Summer in Minnesota is finally here and that means so are those annoying mosquitoes! But before you reach for that toxic bug spray, try some of these natural recommendations to ward off those irritating insects! GROW … Continue reading

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