Edina Christmas lover turns home into 'magical' holiday extravaganza

Edina Christmas lover turns home into 'magical' holiday extravaganza

Enthusiastic hostess' whimsical decor combines heirlooms with designer style.

For some sleepers, the top sheet is going beddy-bye

December 8
For some sleepers, flat sheets are going beddy-bye.

Minneapolis Ronald McDonald House apartment gets 'clean and beautiful' makeover

December 9
An apartment for families of seriously ill children gets a fresh modern update.
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Deck the halls with an upside-down Christmas tree — really, it's a thing

If "Tree Christmas the Around Rockin' " makes sense to you, here's a trend to match.
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December 9

Home listings: What $150,000 buys in the Twin Cities

Minnetonka Built in 1946, this three-bedroom, one-bathroom house has 1,419 square feet and features three bedrooms on the upper level, two porches, full basement and…
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December 8

Ingredients of a marvelous mantel display

After your tree, your fireplace mantel is the most important part of your holiday decor. After all, this is where Santa makes his big entrance!…
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December 8

Holiday decorating tips from a pro

Designer Jaque Bethke shares her strategies for creating high-impact holiday decor.Explore new ways to use old decorations. "Don't be afraid to step outside your…
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December 8

Indoors & Out: Butterfly gardening, holiday flower show

Butterfly gardeningIt's not too early to start planning what will bloom in your yard next spring and summer to attract wildlife. Master naturalist and gardener…
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December 8

Home plan Colonial boasts a complete in-law apartment

PLAN HOTW170049Total finished sq. ft.: 2,727 Bed/bathrooms: 4/ 4 Stories: 2 Garage bays: 3 Foundation: Unfinished basementThis plan offers a self-contained apartment that's complete with a…
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December 8

Denny Hecker's former lake retreat now on market for $8.5M

Lavish compound includes five guesthouses — and 18 garage stalls.
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December 7

Mpls. apartment building collecting pets' DNA to catch poop-a-trators

Apartment manager cracking down on careless canine owners.
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December 7

Minnesotans covet fireplaces, and these styles and tech options are hot right now

Minnesotans love a cozy glow, and these styles and tech options are hot right now.
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December 5

Goldfinches hiding in plain sight

Small birds undergo a dramatic seasonal transformation from vivid to drab.
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December 5

Treasures: Tiffany Favrile glass highly prized by current collectors

Q: This bowl was given to me by my great-uncle. I have had it for 40 years and just recently wondered about the inscription on…
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December 5

Fenix TK35UE 2018 Edition flashlight: a home inspector's review

I tested out the brand new Fenix TK35UE 2018 edition flashlight as part of their Global Review campaign, and it's a light cannon.
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December 4

How much is rent for a 2-bedroom in Twin Cities? Check out the Rent Chart

Average rental prices and vacancy rates for various Twin Cities geographies, updated quarterly.
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December 4

Evolving beak size saves Florida's Snail Kites

Kite population tripled in 13 years
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December 4

Quirky midcentury home in Golden Valley is revitalized for the future

The house has been remodeled with gorgeous updates that still preserve the past.
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December 4

These festive DIY holiday centerpieces only take 15 minutes to make

Do-it-yourself holiday centerpieces get a fresh look with unexpected materials you have on hand or can pick up at most craft stores.
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December 2

Benefit for Sax-Zim bog will be held Jan. 29

At Springbrook Nature Center in Fridley
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December 2

Speakers on bird feeding are available

They are co-authors of recently published book
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December 2

Lights at the Arb, free prairie restoration guides, multifamily housing exhibit

Night lights A warm glow welcomes visitors to the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum with LED lights and more. Take an evening stroll around the outdoor…
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December 2

Home listings: What $420,000 buys in the Twin Cities

Shakopee Built in 2011, this four-bedroom, three-bathroom house has 2,636 square feet and features four bedrooms, laundry and loft on the upper level, vaulted ceilings,…