Connie Nelson

Senior editor | Lifestyle
Phone: 612-673-7087
Connie Nelson is the Senior Editor for features coverage at the StarTribune. During the growing season, she produces how-to videos and is part of the Greengirls and Homegirls blogs.

Recent content from Connie Nelson

'Rhymes With Orange' comes to the Star Tribune's comics pages

Starting today, “Rhymes With Orange” by Hilary Price will be featured in the daily paper. Her punchline-driven panels (which she refers to as a “gag strip”) also will appear on Sundays.

Updated: March 11, 2013, - 03:26 PM

Who needs these 20 things when you have a smartphone?

The smartphone era has lightened our loads. Here’s a quick look at 20 things we no longer need to lug around thanks to smartphones

Updated: February 12, 2013, - 09:27 AM

Summer in the Cities: Heavens above

A series exploring Minnesota's favorite season.

Updated: August 31, 2012, - 07:23 PM

Dances with buffalo in South Dakota

Once simply a tool to manage the herd, the annual Buffalo Roundup in Custer State Park has become a Wild West show.

Updated: April 14, 2012, - 01:16 PM

Itching to be in the garden? Wait!

Put down that rake. Walk away from the wheelbarrow.

Updated: March 14, 2012, - 08:33 AM

Holiday makeover for $35

Lashunda Roberts likes to dress up, but doesn't often have a chance to do so. We asked a Minneapolis style expert to give her a fresh look on the cheap.

Updated: December 23, 2011, - 11:11 AM

Harriet: Jewel in the crown

It's the gem in Minneapolis' sparkling chain of lakes, mixing big-city splendor with small-town charm. An added bonus: It has its own little elf.

Updated: December 07, 2011, - 12:59 PM

Spruce up your holiday table

Set a fresh and family-friendly Thanksgiving table by using what you have around the house.

Updated: November 22, 2011, - 01:59 PM

Do It Now: Rake those leaves

If you have a thick layer of leaves, don't let them stay on the lawn. They can mat down over...

Updated: October 15, 2011, - 01:37 PM

Do one fun chore for fall

Most fall chores are of the knuckle-down-and-do-it variety. Putting the garden to bed doesn't offer much promise or visual appeal. Maybe that's why we get to plant bulbs in fall. It's our one truly hopeful autumn task

Updated: September 28, 2011, - 09:00 AM

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