5 Course Meal in 5 Places

The Copper Hen Kitchen Cocktails

Finding things to do in Minnesota, where Winter lasts more than half the year, can be difficult. But, if you’re food and wine lovers like us, you’ll love this five courses in five places night out.

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Just a Date on the Calendar

Andrea & Jordan Duluth, Minnesota

Let’s get real… as a girl we set the bar very high when it comes to our expectations for Valentine’s Day. We want there to be a candle lit room, a bouquet of roses, magical snow falling while you dance in the street, and a carriage ride through the enchanted forest. But guess what, the room will be probably lit up by the lamp in the corner, you might get half a dozen roses, it will be raining, and the carriage will be a car that probably needs a wash inside and out. And honestly, who cares. Every single day should feel like Valentine’s Day, yes some days can be rough, some days you want to devour ice cream while you cry to The Notebook, but other days you should be building blanket forts, cuddling, eating an overload of chocolate, and loving the guy that calls you beautiful even on your bad days. Continue reading

Living a Gluten Free, Dairy Free & Vegan Diet

Gluten Free Chicken Marsala

When you tell people your diet is gluten free, dairy free, or vegan, you usually get an eye roll and a comment like, “Oh whatever, just eat it…”.  Continue reading

The Single Girl’s Guide to Valentine’s Day

We all the know the scene. The date is February 14th. While all the couples are out on their fantastical dates, there’s a weeping single watching cheesy movies with a box of chocolates, guzzling wine or an outraged ex burning pictures, tearing apart teddy bears, and also guzzling wine. Continue reading

Top 3 Lessons I Learned From Being Single

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For most of my dating career, I’ve strode pretty quickly from one relationship to the next.  Pride won’t keep me from saying I love the feeling of someone by my side. All in all, I crave the committed, intimate friendship that blossoms from dating. It’s comforting yet vulnerable, exciting yet scary, complex yet simple, effortless yet tremendous work.

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