One of the best kept secrets in Grand Forks is The Olive Barrel. This is a fabulous small business in south Grand Forks. They offer a large selection of olive oils and balsamic vinegars. Last week, when I stopped by the store, I was able to create a gift basket for a local silent auction. The ... » Learn More about The Olive Barrel
Whenever I travel to other communities, I oftentimes ask the "locals" what should I do here in the next 24 hours. It's fun to get the local recommendations. So those conversations I had inspired this blog post. It was hard to nail down one item throughout the day so gave options as the day went ... » Learn More about What to do in Grand Forks in a day?
If you are looking for a family friendly activity in the Grand Cities, make sure to check out Northern Air Family Fun Center. This is my kids favorite place to go. It has trampolines, laser tag, virtual realty game, inflatables and arcade. Coming soon is Ax Throwing! There is something for ... » Learn More about Northern Air Family Fun Center
This week's hotspot of the week is Home of Economy. This has been around for 80 years and is one of my favorite places to shop for furniture and toys. My husband oftentimes sends me there to get some items for the farm. If I cannot find something, the staff are very helpful. During the flood of ... » Learn More about Hotspot of the Week: Home of Economy
The snow is here to stay so now need to break out the winter gear and do some fun outdoor winter activities. The Grand Cities have great park departments to help create some great activities. Once you complete all the items on this list, you are officially a NoDak or Minnesotan. Here are my top ... » Learn More about Grand Forks Best Winter Outdoor Activities