Brainerd Lakes Area, Health + Wellness Features

Time to Reinvent your Eyestyle at Lakes Area Eyecare

Guest post by Lakes Area Eyecare of Baxter, MN; one of Up North Parent’s Sponsors. Do you need to reinvent your eyestyle? After all, you are what you wear! From jeans and a t-shirt to chic fashionista outfits, there’s no reason your eyewear frames should miss the mark when creating a memorable look. And let’s face it;… Read More Time to Reinvent your Eyestyle at Lakes Area Eyecare

Brainerd Lakes Area, Health + Wellness Features, Self Care + Wellness

Slow Your Roll | Downtime Tips for Busy Moms

Ever heard the old saying, “No rest for the weary?”  Unfortunately, if you are a mom, the “weary” is YOU. And I think our “weariness” is at “next level” because winter will simply not Go.Away. It’s no secret that moms are essential and our days are filled with taking care of hearth, home, kids, husbands… Read More Slow Your Roll | Downtime Tips for Busy Moms

Business, Money, Simplify

Tips for Online Selling Descriptions and Disclosure | Clutter to Cash

“The Los Angeles Times reports that the average American home now contains 300,000 items. The size of our houses keeps getting bigger and bigger. But rather than resulting in an uncluttered space, they just keep filling with more things.” Simplify Magazine Size Matters Sizing is important when you’re selling clothing online. Sloppy or absent sizing… Read More Tips for Online Selling Descriptions and Disclosure | Clutter to Cash

Essentia Health, Pregnancy

Want all your pregnancy-related information in one place? There’s an Essentia Health app for that

Guest post from Essentia Health-St. Joseph’s Medical Center, one of Up North Parent’s sponsors. Finding out you’re about to bring another life into this world can be an incredibly joyous and nerve-wracking experience. Between dozens of doctors’ appointments and your ever-changing body, trying to remember everything relating to your pregnancy can be hard. That’s why Essentia Health created the… Read More Want all your pregnancy-related information in one place? There’s an Essentia Health app for that

Business, Money, Simplify

Best Practices for Being an Awesome Online Seller | Clutter to Cash

From EBay and LetGo to the plethora of Facebook Garage Sale Groups, opportunities to resell your outgrown or unused items are abundant. However, in order to succeed in turning your unwanted items into cash, it’s more than just slapping a vague description and hasty picture on a selling platform and hoping for the best. Being… Read More Best Practices for Being an Awesome Online Seller | Clutter to Cash

Brainerd Lakes Area, Education, Kids, Parenting

Vote YES with Us! | 2018 ISD 181 Brainerd Public School Referendum

On April 10th, 2018, the Brainerd Public School District 181 will face one of its most important and significant days yet. This day sincerely holds the future of our school district in the palm of it’s hand. On Tuesday, April 10th, 2018, a three-question ballot will be voted on across our school district, for a… Read More Vote YES with Us! | 2018 ISD 181 Brainerd Public School Referendum

Business, Money, Simplify

Online Selling Acronyms and Online Shipping Tips – Two Reselling Necessities | Clutter to Cash

You’ve spent the last few months diving deep into decluttering your home thanks to our ongoing Simplicity Project. If you’ve missed this wildly popular theme, here are a few of our top posts that are helping folks everywhere declutter, purge and simplify: 8 Basic Tips for Decluttering Your Home | How to Simplify Your House… Read More Online Selling Acronyms and Online Shipping Tips – Two Reselling Necessities | Clutter to Cash

Books, Health + Wellness Features

A Read Aloud Month Reminder from Lakes Area Eyecare

Guest post by Lakes Area Eyecare of Baxter, MN; one of Up North Parent’s Sponsors. Reading aloud is a wonderful chance to share adventure, intrigue, and emotion – and that is irreplaceable. Connect with your child through a book and be transported to another time and place — together. Books are such an amazing way for kids… Read More A Read Aloud Month Reminder from Lakes Area Eyecare

Self Care + Wellness, Simplify

Too Busy? Maybe it’s Time to Declutter Your Schedule & Free Your Time

When someone asks how you are, is your stock answer always “too busy!“? If your blood pressure rises at the thought of what you need to cram into your day, maybe its time to declutter your schedule. I (Becky) was recently reading a great email from one of my favorite minimalism gurus (NoSidebar.com) and there was… Read More Too Busy? Maybe it’s Time to Declutter Your Schedule & Free Your Time

Essentia Health, Health + Wellness Features

An Online Diagnosis and Treatment Service | Zipnosis from Essentia Health E-Visit

Guest post from Essentia Health-St. Joseph’s Medical Center, one of Up North Parent’s sponsors. Essentia Health Puts Access to Care in the Palms of Their Patients’ Hands with Essentia E-Visit Essentia Health has launched Essentia E-Visit – an online diagnosis and treatment service that puts care in the palms of people’s hands. Through this online service, patients in the communities… Read More An Online Diagnosis and Treatment Service | Zipnosis from Essentia Health E-Visit