• CTC: Balloonacy

    CTC: Theater for Toddlers: Preschool programming all about play

  • Angie's Artisan Treats

    Angie's Artisan Treats, made in Minnesota

  • CTC: Balloonacy

    CTC: Balloonacy: Early Bridges Literacy Program: Early Childhood Preschool Plays 

  • Fried Green Beans

    Tin Shed: Best Fried Green Beans in the Twin Cities

  • Flax Crackers & Spreads

    Appetizers: Flax Crackers with Salmon & Guacamole Spreads

  • Easter Dinner: Grilled Tuna

    Easter Menu Ideas: Grilled Fresh Tuna 

  • Burlap Windowsill Planter

    Spring Sprung: Burlap Windowsill Three Sectional

    Herb Garden with Handles #PHLSHOP

  • Fun Shaped Animal Blankets

    Fun shaped baby blankets appliqued, embroidered & backed with satin: coming soon #PHLSHOP

  • Spring is Here: Totes

    Spring is Here: Tote Bag Collection #PHLSHOP coming soon

  • Easter Appetizers

    Easter Egg Appetizers: Lox Spread, Guacamole, Tapenade, Tabouli & Dill

  • Tin Shed Filling Up the Tank

    Tin Shed: Filling Up the Tank: Pub & Grub

  • Tin Shed

    Tin Shed: get er all done: eat, play/watch games: a kid & grown-up kinda place

 

 

Minnesota Food...

 

 Tin Shed: Grub & Pub

Tin Shed: Grub & Pub in Savage, MN: Bring the kids for sure; they've got a Little Shedders Kids' Menu, Subs, Pizzas, half-pound burgers, and the best adult sized appetizers including Shed Bull Bites, Buffallo Wings, Stuffed Jalapenos, and BBQ Ribs & Wings and more..add to that 20 flat screen TVs, NFL Tickets, pull tabs, arcade games and a party headquarters, plus more great food and service. Like the TIN SHED on Facebook and follow them on Twitter....

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Remarkable Women...

 

MN Rep Debra Hilstrom

Minnesota Representative Debra Hilstrom, DFL, District 40B, is running for Secretary of State in 2014. She chairs the Judicial, Finance and Policy Committee and is a member of the Ways and Means Committee, the Public Safety, Policy and Finance Committee, the Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy Committee, the Rules and Legislation Administration Committee and the Civil Law Committee in the Minnesota House of Representatives. Debra has passed legislation to protect consumers and as an Anoka County prosecuter she has held criminals accountable for taking advantage of the elderly. She is a seven term representative who has been an advocate for children and women.

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Minnesota Communities...

 

LRT Gets Green Light

The LRT Corridor Management Committee Green Lights LRT. Final comments from committee members reflected the desire and need to think of the project in terms of regional transportation, rather than just a community project. In other words, every community is getting something they don't necessarily like. The consensus among the majority of the commission members is that the project is a game-changer and if not done now our region would lose the kind of multi-modal mobility which creates jobs and boosts the economy.

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Home and Garden...

 

The Art of Fridgeing

Anni Bricca's daughter Natalie of Louisville, Kentucky has always been a doodler and that means almost every surface in the Bricca household becomes her canvas. Add the new chalk pens and a wet sponge to her palette and Natalie is creating initialized and decorated cups, plates and serving pieces as well as colorful doodles, lists and notes on the family fridge.

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Places to Go...

 

CTC: Balloonacy

Theater for Toddlers: The Children's Theater Company in Minneapolis has introduced the Early Bridges Literacy Program to a new audience: toddlers. This is a different kind of theatrical production with simpler plots, less dialogue, and more interaction and participation with the audience, who are children. So, no schussing allowed...

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Minnesota Politics...

 

Rep Simon Running for Sec of State

Representative Steve Simon, DFL, District 46B, is running for Minnesota Secretary of State in 2014. In his campaign for Secretary of State Representative Simon’s theme echoes the success of his predecessor, Mark Ritchie, to work on behalf of all Minnesotans.Representative Simon says, “Because Every Voice matters, Every Vote Matters.” Steve was a leader in the 2012 effort to defeat the “photo ID” constitutional amendment, which would have disenfranchised voters.Here following is Representative Simon’s Q & A…

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Things to Do...

 

Speak Up for Dogs and Cats 

Update: 4-08-14 -IN THE SENATE - The MN Dog and Cat Breeder Regulation Bill (S.F. 36) is going to be heard in the Senate Finance Committee as soon as THIS Wednesday morning (April 9). Please contact your own State Senator NOW and ask him/her to vote in favor of S.F. 36 that regulates dog and cat breeders in Minnesota.

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Minnesota Grown...

 

Angie's  Artisan Treats

Angie's Artisan Treats based in Mankato, Minnesota sells to 50 states in the U.S.A., a remarkable story, from small Mom and Pop to making 80,000 bags a day. Angie's gives back to the community through their donations and contributions to organizations like Safety Camp for Kids, YMCA, Backpack Food Program, The Lab at Lakewood and Global Youth Service Day. More about Angie's Artisan Treats...

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  Transportation...

 

Down to the Line

Down-to-the-line: “We dither at our peril” LRT/SWLRT: Hennepin County Commissioner Peter McLaughlin says recommendations will come April 2, with public input and final decision making to follow. At this point-in-time the LRT project is long overdue and over budget. Much of this is due to the freight and Kenilworth hold-ups that have stymied progress. The project budget estimation in October of 2013 was $1.553 Billion. 

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