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Shopping Near Mayo Clinic in Rochester Mn

If you’re shopping near Mayo Clinic in Rochester Mn you may notice a very diverse selection of store fronts.  This well thought out group of businesses offer everything you’re looking for. Whether it be a last minute gift, a new outfit, or something that brightens your day, you’ll find it while shopping near Mayo Clinic […] Read more…

Where to Shop for Tile, Flooring & Countertops in Rochester

This week, myself and a colleague needed to make exterior and interior finish selections for one of our client’s new model homes. This part of the process is far and wide one of my favorites because I am allowed to use my real estate & new construction experience while being creative and coming up with new design ideas. […] Read more…

How To Pet Llamas in Rochester

When your morning walks look like this… you spring out of bed, pour a cup of coffee (to go), and head out with the dogs. Truth be told the morning hours are when I feel my best. My soul is louder than my mind at that point and I usually try to get a walk in […] Read more…

Rochester’s Newest Traveling Flea Market

Does anyone else’s Pinterest log time increase once the Calendar hits September? I don’t know what it is about fall but the nesting gets out of hand.  It’s like all of the sudden my soul is screaming for scarves, suede everything, and orange tones. And the DIY board fills up.  Real quick.  With projects that […] Read more…

Rochester Downtown Farmer’s Market Finds

There’s just something about waking up early just to sip coffee in the sunshine and shop for flowers by the bunch that takes me away from the entire week I just had.  I literally go to another place when I get to the Farmers Market. Maybe it’s the buckets of fresh flowers at every corner.  Maybe […] Read more…

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Rochester Downtown Farmer’s Market Finds

So the Farmers Market happened  yesterday.  My Mom and I both had the day off and we seized the opportunity to go hunting for the prettiest peonies.  Even though it was POURING we vowed to come back every Saturday.  And here’s why… It didn’t take our internal pink powers to sniff out buckets of peonies. […] Read more…

Rochester’s Best Chocolate

Two of my favorite things… chocolate and coffee.  For me, either one is consumed on a daily basis regardless of what time of day it is.  I can’t even remember the last time I went without either. So if you’re like me, these daily necessities need to be changed up a bit to avoid fatigue. […] Read more…

The Best of Rochester’s Antique Shops

Whether you’re looking for refurbished furniture, vintage jewelry, or artifacts from Rochester’s rich and intriging past, you’ll find it at one of Rochester, Minnesota’s many antique shops. These three are at the top of my list to visit. 1.  John Kruesel’s General Merchandise on Historic 3rd Street American Antiques Estate & Fine Jewelry Historic Documents Open […] Read more…

The Storm That Changed Rochester Minnesota Forever

Before Mayo Clinic, Rochester Minnesota was known as the southeastern Minnesota wheat market hub.  The same year Minnesota became a state (1858), Rochester was incorporated as a town.  August 21, 1883 will forever be the day that changed Rochester Minnesota forever and it’s the reason for our visual and economic landscape today.  On that day in […] Read more…

Etsy Shops in Rochester

A List of Etsy Shops Based in Rochester

  If you’re anything like me, you may or may not have an unhealthy relationship with Etsy.  I love Etsy because it’s all about small, home based businesses that make handmade products with love. But until recently, I didn’t realize how many incredibly unique and talented Etsy shop owners we have right here in Rochester, Minnesota! I’m all about […] Read more…

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