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DIY: Ice Luminaries

I make long lists of outdoor activities we should do. In reality, most of the time the brutally harsh air pushes me back inside the moment I set a toe out the door.
Are you interested in creating or exploring art or dancing, or looking for a new way to express your creativity? Rochester MN encourages you to challenge yourself and push your creative boundaries to see what you're capable of through art exploration.
I recently hosted a party at my house for my daughter's birthday.  I knew I wanted to have something unique and fun to drink for the parents and adults in attendance, but I didn't want it to be too...
What I love about chalk paint is that it can go on anything with minimal prep work. It's the perfect solution to spruce up furniture on a budget.
It was the perfect form of therapy for me, the perfect mental break from my norm. I was refreshed and inspired. I was a better mom.
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The Halloween Costume Hustle

But I love Halloween, and I will continue to play this game with myself every year until my child is old enough to refuse to participate in my craziness. 
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Curl Your Hair Like A Pro

Mom boss, blogger, and hair stylist, our contributor Christy shares her tips for getting professional looking, salon perfect curls at home!
Now-many articles, videos and painters will tell you that you should paint in a "W" pattern on the walls.  I have never done that.
On Monday, August 21st, 2017 the United States will experience a total solar eclipse that will span the entire 48 continental states.
It isn't uncommon for me to wake up and decide I want to paint a room. I love transforming a space with just a gallon or two of paint!

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Rochester MN Guide to Coffee Shops & Drive-Thrus

Looking for a spot to pick up a cup of local joe?  Why not try out one of our many Rochester MN coffee shops! Bonus: we've listed all the drive-thrus!