Category Archives: travel

Pokemon Go Twin Cities Tips

Pokemon Go Tips Twin Cities

Despite what some people in the media would have you believe, the Pokémon Go phenomenon is still going strong. If you’re like me, you’re a casual Pokémon Go player. You might play every day, but you probably haven’t gotten past level 20. I thought some people either visiting or casually playing might benefit from a few simple Pokémon Go Twin… Read more »

Disney World travel planning: not for the faint of heart

Disney Travel Planning

My husband has never been to a Disney park, so for our big trip this year, we decided to go to Disney World because if you live east of the Rockies, that’s what you do I guess. Growing up in California, I was lucky enough to be able to go to Disneyland. Every time we went, it was amazing. The Disney… Read more »

All-Star Game 2014 Minneapolis Festivities

Minneapolis has All-Star Game fever. Everywhere you look downtown, you will see some sort of baseball related adornment. It’s awesome. Yes, I’m not a fan of the traffic and crowds the festivities will create, but the energy is one of pure joy. We went to the Futures Game and the Celebrity/Legends Softball game at Target Field on Sunday. It was… Read more »

Five tips for attending a blogging conference: #BlogHer14

It’s summer blog conference time! One of the bigger conferences bloggers attend is BlogHer.  This year it’s in San Jose, California. Ah, the Silicon Valley, such an amazing place. If you are going to BlogHer for the first time, I’ve got some tips to help you ease through your nervousness.  While most of my blog conference tips are centered around… Read more »

Wine Review: Holman Ranch 2011 Chardonnay

The good people at Holman Ranch also sent be a bottle of chardonnay to review in addition to the sauvignon blanc I previously reviewed. This is an estate grown chardonnay.  What does estate grown mean on a wine label?  Basically, it’s a fancy way to say that a certain percentage of the grapes are grown by the winery.  OK, it’s… Read more »

Be back soon: Gone winter crazy

My first winter in Minnesota and it’s awful. Honestly, do you people know California exists? I now understand why people thought I was nuts for moving here.  Love does make you do crazy things. I mean what the hell, Minnesota? Getting to the grocery store is a freaking chore. I’m not used to having my movements so restricted. I used… Read more »