Brainerd Lakes Area, Crafts, Product + Service Reviews

Have Paint, Will Travel | The Traveling Art Pub of Brainerd

A huge thank you to the team at Traveling Art Pub for allowing us to participate in one of their painting events free of charge, so we could share about our experience with you! Something Fun in the BLA: The Traveling Art Pub Something fun and unique has taken the Brainerd Lakes Area and beyond by… Read More Have Paint, Will Travel | The Traveling Art Pub of Brainerd

Brainerd Lakes Area, Product + Service Reviews, Restaurants

Fresh to Table | Irma’s Kitchen at Cragun’s Resort on Gull Lake

A huge thank you to Cragun’s Resort for welcoming us and showing us around the resort grounds before treating us to lunch at Irma’s Kitchen. This post is possible because of them! “Fresh to table”…that philosophy would make any appreciator of good, quality food smile and Irma’s Kitchen on Gull Lake delivers on their promise… Read More Fresh to Table | Irma’s Kitchen at Cragun’s Resort on Gull Lake

Brainerd Lakes Area, Health, Product + Service Reviews

Enjoy The View | Quality Sunglasses from Lakes Area Eyecare

A big thank you to Lakes Area Eyecare for partnering with us, giving us the royal treatment, helping us choose the perfect complimentary sunglasses, and giving us the lowdown on sunglasses and eye safety. This post is made possible by them!  They were old, scratched and even a little bent. They were the sunglasses that… Read More Enjoy The View | Quality Sunglasses from Lakes Area Eyecare

Brainerd Lakes Area, Kids, Product + Service Reviews, Road Trips, Zoo

Pine Grove Zoo Little Falls, MN | The Second Oldest Zoo in the State of Minnesota

Pine Grove Zoo is a gem in Little Falls, Minnesota, and it’s a hidden treasure to many (even those who live only 30 minutes away!) It offers a wide variety of animals, many of which aren’t at other local zoos. It also provides a beautifully landscaped, well maintained layout that allows for a quick trip around the zoo, or a more leisurely day, depending on the time available. We all commented that it is the perfect size for a trip around the zoo before the kids start to get tired and cranky. We were able to get in and out before the nap time meltdowns began!… Read More Pine Grove Zoo Little Falls, MN | The Second Oldest Zoo in the State of Minnesota

Brainerd Lakes Area, Product + Service Reviews, Restaurants, Road Trips, Summer

Grand View Lodge On The Rocks | Something For Everyone

Thank you to the amazing team at Grand View Lodge who allowed us to come take a tour of the property, and eat at the new On The Rocks location. This post is possible because of them! Life isn’t always smooth and rosy. We all know that one minute, things can be “peachy-keen” and the… Read More Grand View Lodge On The Rocks | Something For Everyone