Wood Lake Nature Center

Parks & Geology

The Wood Lake Nature Center in Richfield is the next place to be crossed off the #mnbucketlist. As a crowd favorite ‘gem-in-the-city’, the Nature Center offers a 150 acre natural area that includes indoor wildlife educational exhibits, an amphitheater, walking trails, floating boardwalk and groomed cross-country ski trails-when there is enough snow on the ground. […]

January 14, 2016

Pizza Lucé

Food & Drink

Friday night, serendipitously, a few of us crossed off Pizza Lucé from the #mnbucketlist. With eight locations including Uptown and Downtown Minneapolis, Duluth, Hopkins, Richfield, Seward/ University, St Paul and the new location in Roseville (mentioned by Visit Roseville MN during the amazing #minnstameets_oval), most were surprised that I had never been. I mean, they’ve […]

December 6, 2015


Food & Drink

I love pizza so much that I drag (usually willingly) my closest friends and even my Mom, pictured above, to any place that gives me my fix. I can’t help it, I have a thing for a good Italian food. So when I found out that it was Davanni’s 40th anniversary this month, I was […]

October 21, 2015

Sandy’s Tavern

Food & Drink

Sandy’s Tavern, off Penn in Richfield is a prototypical example of a neighborhood ‘dive bar’. And in living up to the stereotype, they don’t disappoint. Started in 1933 by the man who would be its namesake, Sandy’s has been nothing short of a staple. Famous for their Olive Burger, they have been voted best burgers […]

July 2, 2015

Patrick’s Bakery & Cafe

Food & Drink

Stopping at my favorite Sunday Brunch spot in Minnesota, Patricks Restaurant and Bakery. It’s in Maple Grove, has amazing desserts, the best breakfast options and in the middle of Arbor Lakes! Can’t go wrong with this place!

July 13, 2014