Buying a Cabin

Buying a Cabin
Just get back from a friends cabin and now you have to have a cabin of your own? Don’t make any impulsive purchases, Julie and Daniel Desrochers from Desrochers Realty Group are here are some things you should consider when purchasing a cabin. Location: Proximity to your home Drive time Make sure you drive it on a weekend to...

DIY Tie-Dye

DIY Tie-Dye
If you are having a super cool summer, but you're thinking “I wish I just had one more activity to do with the kids,” how about kickin' it old school and introducing them to the art that is tie-dye. A TCL viewer emailed us a video she found on DIY Facebook Page “Blossom” that shares several ways to tie-due a t-shirt. TCL reporter Kelli...

Out of The Box Ice Cream Flavors

Out of The Box Ice Cream Flavors
We're celebrating a Super Cool Summer on Twin Cities Live and July is also National Ice Cream Month. Whenever Executive Chef for Mercy in Minneapolis Ben Spangler stops by, he never disappoints. Recently Ben and his partner, Gabriella Grant created their own brand of ice cream. They stopped by to talk about BebeZito ice cream. You can try...

Ride the Pizza Train

Ride the Pizza Train
Elizabeth takes her family to Osceola, Wisconsin to take a ride back in time on the Osceola and St. Croix Valley Railway. They experience a 90 minute ride complete with pizza and treats on a fabulous historic passenger cars pulled by a vintage locomotive. Elizabeth, her husband Jay and kids Bernadette and Franklin absolutely loved the...

Sand Cast Leaves

Sand Cast Leaves
Home & Garden Expert Larry Pfarr stopped by the TCL studio to share a fun family friend craft for your garden, sand craft leaves. Try it at home! Supplies Needed: Bags of sand or potting soil Quick concrete mix Water Plastic wrap Large buckets Large sized leaves Hosta, rhubarb or burdock work well. Keep the stems of...

No-Sew Fabric DIY Projects

No-Sew Fabric DIY Projects
You don’t need a sewing machine to create a unique project you’ll want to display in your home. DIY expert and owner of Upsy-Daisy in white bear lake, Danielle Rode stopped but to share three no-sew fabric projects. Boho-Style Lamp Shade Materials for glowstick/sparkler holders: Old lamp shade Fabric Scissors Glue...

Sugar Lake Lodge

Sugar Lake Lodge
This summer, Twin Cities Live reporter Kelli Hanson has been traveling around northern and central Minnesota to help you book, not a vacation, not a staycation, but a MinneCation. And she brought back another half price deal. This time to Sugar Lake Lodge in Grand Rapids. And Kelli found out this spot has been named the Mediterranean of the...

Twins Organ Lady

Twins Organ Lady
When you visit Target Field, you may never see this woman - but you certainly hear her. Known as the organ lady, Sue Nelson played for the Minnesota North Stars NHL team from 1981 to 1992 and since 1999  she has been the Minnesota Twins' full-time organist. Sue says every once in a while she makes pretty noticeable mistakes but says no one...

Slow Cooker Summer: Barbacoa Beef Burrito Bowls

Slow Cooker Summer: Barbacoa Beef Burrito Bowls
If you're someone who stores their slow cooker in the way back of the pantry until this is your sign to clean off the dust and start using it. Our Slow Cooker Summer series continues with tasty and light recipes. The creator of My Everyday Table, Emily Dingmann stopped by with a delicious burrito bowl recipe perfect for summertime. Follow...