Halloween Décor by ValleyScare

Halloween Décor by ValleyScare
TCL in Your Town Shakopee would not be complete without a trip to Valleyfair!  The park opened in 1976 and has been getting bigger ever since.  Currently  they are in the middle of ValleyScare – providing fun for all ages. The man in charge of all the set decorations and landscaping at the park is Keith Kratz.  He’s been doing it for...

Fall Family Fun Ideas

Fall Family Fun Ideas
Pioneer Press Lifestyle Columnist, Donna Erickson, stopped by to share some fun fall activities to try out with your family this weekend. -DIY Sun Catchers Grate crayons onto waxed paper. Iron with a quick sweep (do not keep on for too long). Circle with a plate as a pattern and move to frame made with black paper! -Pita Pizza Use pita...

Fall Crafts

Fall Crafts
Jen Appleberry is a passionate crafter, entrepreneur, busy mom of three and owner of Appleberry’s Attic in Anoka, Minn. along with her husband, Loren. She stopped by with adorable fall D-I-Y crafts to spruce up your home. Trick-or-Treat Bags: Supplies: Canvas Tote Bag Stencil Chalk Paint Small Plate Sponge Tweezers Lay the...

DIY Cake Decorations

DIY Cake Decorations
Liz Heinecke, the Kitchen Pantry Scientist and author of books like "Kitchen Science Lab: Edible Edition" stopped by to show our hosts how to make their own fondant and marshmallows and share the science behind cake decorating! To pick up one of her books, click here.

Unique Ways to use a Drill

Unique Ways to use a Drill
Jill and Jason Miller are the owners of a guided D-I-Y workshop space called Projects in Person located in Hopkins. When it comes to power tools, Jill is an expert. Turns out there are all sorts of things you can accomplish with a power drill that have nothing to do with driving a screw into a piece of wood. She stopped by with unique ways to...

DIY Tips With PIP

DIY Tips With PIP
If you're ambitious enough to start a DIY project then chances are you might have had a couple of DIY fails. Owner of Projects in Person, Jill Miller stopped by to show simple tips that will save you from screwing up your next DIY project. PIP is having a Protoype Sale on August 22nd.  Click here for more details. Get 50-75% off of our...

DIY Flower Crowns

DIY Flower Crowns
Allie Tempelis of Lexington Floral stopped by to share tips and tricks for making a DIY floral crown. Visit Allie at Lexington Floral! Click here for more information. Floral Crown Instructions Start with a few flexible wires Measure to the size you would like your crown Cover the wires in floral corsage tape Clip...

DIY Dude Day

DIY Dude Day
Owner of Upsy-Daisy in White Bear Lake, Danielle Rode, joined Dude’s Week with showing how to make fun DIY projects. 1.Bottle Opener Wood (cut to 2” x 1” x 5-6”) Washer (1”) Screw 1” fostner drill bit and drill 1-1/2” fostner drill bit Steps: Start with a piece of wood cut to 2”x1”x5-6” long. ...