A few years ago, I randomly discovered Mainstream Boutique in Grand Forks. It became my favorite store instantly because of the brands available and selection of clothing. My favorite item at the store is Mac & Me jeans. These jeans are the most comfortable jeans I have ever owned. Last week ... » Learn More about Mainstream Boutique
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?
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
Looking for a unique and one of a kind gift for someone? Ditch the big box retailers and check out the local boutiques. Whether you are looking for candy, socks, jewelry, clothing, wall art and more, the local shopping scene has you covered. Here are the best local shops and boutiques in My Grand ... » Learn More about Local Shops for Last Minute Gifts