Health & Wellness

Sara Swan

While Sara Swan has over two decades of experience in special education, she initially didn’t have plans to turn a one-off mentorship into a full-fledged organization.

May basket on doorstep

One of the most charming, if not endearing, childhood traditions has to be the creation and delivery of May baskets.

wearing sandals in the summer sun

‘Tis the season for sandals, flip-flops and barefoot walks along the shore—and paying closer attention to our feet.

MiniSota Play Cafe

Mandy Wroolie takes “play local” to a whole new level as owner of MiniSota Play Cafe, where kids can enjoy an indoor play “town,” which features Minnesota-related elements.

hanging planter with flowers

Getting out into nature has been difficult this past year. Give the gift of spring cheer to those who could use it the most—seniors. Whether it’s your parents, grandparents or great-grandparents, show love with the thriving gift of green.

Dog playing outdoors in the snow

With many Minnesotans sticking closer to home during the pandemic, folks have been looking for inspired ways to use their newfound time and engage in socially-distanced endeavors. For some, that meant welcoming pets into their homes.

Camping with a rooftop camper

There’s tent camping. Then there’s camper camping. How about a friend’s couch camping? Or is that surfing? Regardless, have you heard of rooftop camping?

Women by Maple Grove signt

Face Foundrié is rooted in the idea that skin care should be accessible and efficient. “After having my third baby, my skin was all out of sorts,” says founder and CEO Michelle Henry.

Pregnant couple counting baby's kicks in utero

Since February 2019, Tausha Patterson has been advocating for the education of mothers and medical professionals about new ways to care for babies during pregnancy, especially during the third trimester.

vase of pink peonies

This is a time of renewal with plants emerging from the ground and shrubs and trees forming buds with the promise of a new season. What comes after that, is my favorite thing about spring—the sweet-smelling fragrances of early blooms.

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