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Tip Tuesday – 10 Tips for Staying Safe During a Heatwave

10 Tips for Staying Safe During a Heatwave By Shannon Butler The summer solstice is a week away, but it feels more like mid-July out there. Our winter lingered, our spring was cool and rainy without much transition between spring …
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National Donut Day

June 3rd is National Donut Day. By Shannon Butler Getting donuts at a bake-shop brings back childhood memories of stopping by our neighborhood bakery on for special occasions on Sunday mornings. My family would file in a pull a number …
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Tip Tuesday – Graduation Etiquette

By Shannon Butler It is graduation season. To help you navigate the season with style, this Tip Tuesday we we have some tips from the from etiquette expert Emily Post. From invitations to gift ideas, she’s got you covered. https://emilypost.com/advice/graduation-etiquette  …
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Tip Tuesday – Companion Planting

Tip Tuesday – Companion Planting

By Shannon Butler Most people who know me, know that I await spring planting season with the same calm nonchalance as a Labrador pup waiting at the window for their owner to arrive home from work. I check constantly see …
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10 Tips to Avoiding Fraud After a Storm

10 Tips to Avoiding Fraud After a Storm By Shannon Butler We have all seen examples of support for those affected by weather related disasters. We wish that was the case 100% of the time. But sadly, as those affected …
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Storm Damage Resources

Storm Damage Resources By Shannon Butler Here in Minnesota and our neighboring states, the month of May is known for beautiful spring flowers. Alas, it is also one of the most active months for tornados and the start to our …
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TIP Tuesday – Cold Spring Gardening Tips

TIP Tuesday – Cold Spring Gardening Tips

By Shannon Butler With so many of us eager to get in the garden after an unusually cold wet spring, we went to the experts at the University of Minnesota Extension Services for some tips to make our gardens grow. …
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Empty Bowls – The Open Door Pantry

Empty Bowls – The Open Door Pantry

By Shannon Butler I was looking for something different and fun to do online when I came across the Empty Bowls event for The Open Door. Bill and I hadn’t attended one before, but after reading about it online, I …
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6 Tips to Boost Your Router Security

6 Tips to Boost Your Router Security By Shannon Butler Has protecting your data from a cyber breach been on your mind lately? While stories of cyber attacks and security breaches for large corporations make headlines, few reports of breaches …
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Own A Boat or Thinking of Buying One?

Own a Boat or Thinking of Buying One? Taking a watercraft safety course makes good sense. By Shannon Butler Did you know, according to 2020 USCG statistics, Minnesota ranks among the top for registered watercraft in the nation? With so …
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