Hit the St Paul Winter Carnival this Weekend!

The St Paul Winter Carnival is great family event and there is still time to catch some of the activities. This is a great yearly event and I have to sadly say I just haven't taken the time to attend any of the events the last few years. What was I thinking? There is so.

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The BEST Huevos Rancheros at The Buttered Tin!

When we stopped at The Buttered Tin in Lowertown, St. Paul recently I asked our server for a recommendation as I usually do when it isn't one of our regular haunts. She recommended the Huevos Rancheros and I almost passed because I frequently order it and felt like something different. But then I saw the.

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Minnesota Boy Choir at Landmark Center… two Minnesota treasures

Landmark Center is one of the most distinctive buildings in St. Paul, and its setting on Rice Park contributes to its sense of history. It started its life as the Federal Court House and Post Office for the Upper Midwest when it was built 1892-1902. Thank goodness a group of concerned citizens saved it from.

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My favorite Twin Cities homemade ice cream shops

If you know me or have followed by blog you know that I am a homemade ice cream lover… and the Twin Cities is homemade ice cream lover’s heaven! It’s not uncommon for me to alter my route to make a stop at one of my favorite homemade ice cream shops! Here is a list.

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Grand Ole Creamery… making homemade ice cream since 1984

I confess to being an ice cream snob… fostered by our wonderful, independent, locally owned Twin Cities homemade ice cream shops. When we moved here in 1987 we were elated to discover Grand Ole Creamery in St. Paul and Sebastian Joe's in Minneapolis, both founded in 1984 and both scooping heavenly treats. Many more amazing.

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Minneapolis-St. Paul Relocation Guide 2016… 10 neighborhoods to love

The new 2016-2017 Twin Cities Living Relocation Guide was recently released, a Minneapolis-St. Paul guide to lifestyle, health care, culture and education. Not yet available online, get your own free print copy by texting 612-419-0560, emailing your request to info@homesmsp.com with your name and address, or requesting a free relocation packet. A great resource for.

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Twin Cities ranked one of the best places to live

Beautiful, sunny spring days remind us of how great it is to live in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area. We who live here and love it here already know it, but it is always nice to get affirmation and accolades from outside sources as well. Here are some of our rankings so far this year… May.

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Well of Course We are #1!! Best Place to Live That Is.

The Twin Cities was just rated the #1 place to live in the country. Many of us living here understand this but to those living elsewhere,  they may not have even been to our state.  All they hear about is the COLD. And I don't blame them for being apprehensive of that. I really dislike.

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Why we love our Highland Park location!

We recently listed a home on Highland Parkway in St. Paul, and the seller was so effusive about the location I had to share her words below. Our house at 2154 Highland Parkway is an incredible location! It's within walking distance of almost any want, need or passion one could have. It's one of the.

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