Cry Baby Craigs

Cry Baby Craigs
Craig Kaiser is the creator of Cry Baby Craig’s Hot Sauce.  We are a huge fan of his and he is a huge fan of Minnesota farmers.  He explains how he jumped into action with pepper farmers in the area were hit with damaging hailstorms. His new sauce called Hail Fire is available at Lunds and Byerlys for $6.99.  All the profits go into a...

Toys to Beat Cabin Fever

Toys to Beat Cabin Fever
If cabin fever is starting to set in and the cold weather is keeping you indoors, it may be time break out a few new toys and games.  Chris Byrne, The Toy Guy, has some suggestions. Bluey 4WD and Figures PLAYMOBIL Volkswagen (PLAYMOBIL) Handy Grabs (Hog Wild) DinoMazing Egg Decorator (Hey Buddy Hey Pal) Chalk of the Town...

Home Spring Cleaning for the Soul

Home Spring Cleaning for the Soul
TCL resident psychic and medium, Jodi Livon, says that when your home feels cluttered, you may notice a heavy downward shift in energy.  But, there are simple ways you can take to change that. She can help you create all the good vibes and positive energy in your home. Join Jodi for her March 11th VIRTUAL event:  Balance is a Moving...

The Board Loon: Charcuterie Making

The Board Loon: Charcuterie Making
Remember when you could set food out for the taking at your event or party? The pandemic shut that down. But what the pandemic also did is made people be a little more creative with their food.  They are scrolling the internet and coming across photos like these from The Board Loon. The Board Loon’s founder, Kelsey Basset has been making...

FlannelJax’s Axe Throwing

FlannelJax’s Axe Throwing
What could be more fun than hurling a sharp, dangerous object at a target with your friends?  At least you can burn off some steam.  TCL reporter Kristin Haubrich is at FlannelJax’s in St. Paul learning how to do some axe throwing. Get 25% off any Axe Throwing Session through Sunday, February 28th when you mention Twin Cities Live.

Bus Stop Mamas

Bus Stop Mamas
While all families make sacrifices in different ways, many women who decide to stay home with their children, end up with big gaps in their resumes.  That can make it difficult to reenter the work force.  Mary Kay Ziniewicz from Roseville has made it her mission to help the kind of moms she would see at the neighborhood bus stop and make that...

No-Laundry Clothing

No-Laundry Clothing
When it comes to the least favorite household chore, laundry ranks at the top of the list.  Wen Muenyi is the founder of Hercleon, who makes products that don’t need to be washed in the laundry.  Wen prepares to show the sharks on Shark Tank his invention that will cut down on your laundry loads.  First, Wen gives us a peak. Watch Shark...

Strauss Skates

Strauss Skates
We’re skating through time to take you inside the world’s oldest hockey shop and it’s located right here in Maplewood, Minnesota.  John Strauss Sr., the founder of Strauss Skates, revolutionized the ice skate design when he invented the first closed toe blade to make skates lighter and stronger.  Reporter Kristin Haubrich introduces us...

Driveway Art

Driveway Art
The way to get through the long winter is to embrace it and at least try to have a little fun.  People are using their driveway as a canvas to paint with snow.  Josh Duwe of Wisconsin created a masterpiece on his driveway. We find out about the creativity and the work it took.  Click here to connect with Josh on Facebook.

Chemo Caps

Chemo Caps
Michele Van Beek from Wayzata is creating Chemo Caps as a way to keep her late mother’s legacy alive.  At the same time she is also helping empower other women battling cancer.  Each Chemo Cap is designed to provide comfort and protection for scalp sensitivity following chemotherapy treatment while still allowing their personal style to...

Essential Oils

Essential Oils
People have used plants as medicine throughout history and essential oils have been around for almost as long.  Angela Johnson, the Managing Editor for Tiger Oak Media’s community magazine joins us with what he team at Tiger Oak found out when they researched essential oils for an article.  Click here for information.

Sheletta’s Mission

Sheletta’s Mission
Author and Media Personality Sheletta Brundidge is a familiar face on Twin Cities Live.  When Hurricane Laura hit Louisiana last summer, Sheletta hit the road delivering books and toys to the kids down there who lost everything in the storm.  But she also has made it her mission to get carbon monoxide detectors to people who need them.  In...

Hygge

Hygge
Hygge (pronounced Hoo-Gah) is a Danish word that means well-being and it’s practiced in that country all year long.  It’s also a perfect fit for Minnesota winters.  That’s why the team at Tiger Oak Media covered hygge in their January and February issues.  Tiger Oak’s Managing Editor, Angela Johnson, explains what you’ll need to...

Surprise Ice Rink

Surprise Ice Rink
Sam Evenson loves playing hockey and being out on the ice.  But this year he spent Christmas in the ICU hooked up to a ventilator after suffering from a rare complication of COVID-19.  He had to have five blood transfusions in the course of 18 hours. He is eager to skate again and get out on the ice with his team but he still has a long...

Pro Diving

Pro Diving
You’ve seen the athletes at the Olympics dive off those platforms high above the pools, twist and turn and enter the pool without making a splash.  It’s a beautiful sport but many kids don’t even try diving until the high school level. Owen Weymouth and Ellie Smart, a professional high diving and cliff jumping couple who compete at...