Lion’s Tavern

Food & Drink

Whenever I plan to be in Stillwater, I make sure to meet with with my friends, Emily and Mike. Em is the best Stillwaterian (no, not a real word, but it works) tour guide, knowing all the best places to try to get the full experience. On this particular trip, she suggested Lion’s Tavern, located […]

February 26, 2017


Food & Drink, Retail

Voted “Best Boutique in the St.Croix Valley,” Enchante in Stillwater is next on the #mnbucketlist. bringing modern fashion to Stillwater, Enchante is an upscale specialty-shop that features a thoughtfully curated collection of the unique and trendy. Denim, jewelry, dresses, adorable sweaters, you name it – you can find something to fit your style here. Founded […]

February 24, 2017

Jordan Supper Club and Tap Room

Food & Drink

Located just south of Jordan in St. Lawrence Township, the Jordan Supper Club and Tap Room opened in early January 2016. In a recently renovated 11,000 square feet former OK Corral, just off of Highway 169, The Club features two different concepts: a Supper Club, and a Tap Room. The supper club idea became popular […]

February 22, 2017

Duluth Public Library 

Bookstore, Buildings & Architecture

Located in downtown Duluth, Minnesota and opened in 1980, the Duluth Public Library is a part of the Arrowhead Library System and serves a population of 86,319. They have three location; Main Library off Superior St., Mt. Royal Branch in Mt. Royal Shopping Circle and West Duluth. The building was designed by architect Gunnar Birkerts and […]

February 20, 2017

La Casita 

Food & Drink

I have to say, I really love La Casita Mexican Restaurant. With locations in Columbia Heights, Roseville, Coon Rapids and Waite Park – I’ve heard it called the best Mexican restaurant in the Twin Cities, so I’m not alone in my conclusion. Casual with no wait, open and airy, festive atmosphere, bold colors, fun waitstaff […]

February 18, 2017

Sacred Heart Cemetery

Cemeteries & Graveyards

If you’ve followed along since the beginning of the #mnbucketlist, you already know I have a deep appreciation for cemeteries. They hold an enormous amount of history and personal stories you can’t find anywhere else. Scott County has seven cemeteries in Belle Plaine; Mount Mariah (which I posted about a while back), Oakwood, St Peter […]

February 16, 2017

Nacho Mama’s

Food & Drink

Located on the corner of Main Street and Nelson in downtown Stillwater is Nacho Mama’s, a popular Mexican restaurant that’ll make you feel like you’ve escaped to Cabo San Lucas for a few hours. Hardwood floors, popping colors, walls covered with baubles and with a mantra like, “Love, Peace and Taco Grease,” you already know […]

February 13, 2017

Fig Leaf’s

Food & Drink

If you’ve walked down East Superior Street in Old Downtown Duluth, you may have seen the sidewalk sign that reads, “Why go naked?” Can’t miss it! That’s Fig Leaf, a fun clothing boutique that is chock full of unique and colorful displays of jewelry, clothing, hats, scarves, shoes, boots, accessories, gifts – the list goes […]

February 11, 2017

Big League Co. Collectibles

Antiques, Retail

Let me start by saying, you won’t find this place virtually. I stumbled on Big League Co. Collectibles in Hinkley when I was on my way up to Duluth and Tobie’s line was out the door. I drove to the old Main Street to find food and happened across the black plastic bag lined windows […]

February 7, 2017