My favorite Twin Cities handmade ice cream shop

When we had to pick a place to celebrate birthdays last week with my birthday buddy, it didn’t take me long to include a stop at Pumphouse Creamery at 48th and Chicago in South Minneapolis. If you follow my blog at all, you likely know I love homemade ice cream and feel blessed to live in.

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Should you refinance or not?

As mortgage interest rates continue to stay low, there are many people that wonder if they should refinance or not. For some it may make sense to lower the rate, but for others, it may make more sense to just pay extra towards the principal. Refinancing means paying off your current mortgage and replacing it.

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Wednesdays Unplugged – Bernice’s Lemon Torte

“Awe is such a quintessentially marvelous quality of living an enchanted life. Awe, like love, is not even an emotion. It is, above all, a way of being in the world.” ~ Omid Safi NOTE: I spend my Wednesdays Unplugged from appointments. It’s my day to stay home, enjoy cooking and welcome our kids and grandkids for.

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Home Inspection Q&A: “Why do you charge more money than your competitors?”

This week’s question comes from a real estate agent: “Why do you price yourselves significantly higher than any other company/individual inspector I have seen in the area?” That’s a fair question that I debated even turning into a blog post. The answer is completely self-serving, but it’s a question that people frequently ask us, so it.

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5 mid-century modern homes for sale in the Twin Cities

Looking for mid-century modern homes to buy? They can be hard to find… there is no ‘mid-century modern’ button! Here are five mid-century modern homes that are currently for sale in the Twin Cities. Contact us if you would like to see any of them… or find more, we can help! 209 Westwood Drive N,.

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You closed on your home, now what?

You just finished signing all the forms at the title company, you have your keys to your new home, now what happens? For most, the first thought is moving – you want to get into the new home, clean and paint maybe, but move everything in and get settled. What else do you need to.

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