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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…

Natural Grocers Opens in Rochester

Rochester. Crochester. Yeah, I said Crotchester. It’s a word. Ask the locals. Sometimes we get used to well, what we’re used to and we forget how cool our surroundings are. I made an exploratory pit stop at Natural Grocers today because I needed coffee before I had to talk to humans and I wanted to try […] Read more…

Here’s Why Kutzky Market is the Jam.

You don’t exactly have to twist my arm to grab a cup of coffee. Adding a girl boss date with my one and only favorite photographer slash human, (the lovely Kimberly Halverson of studio kh) doesn’t hurt either. But here’s why Rochester’s newest brew hub is also THEE place to get to for coffee, snacks, […] 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…

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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…

Rochester’s Revamped Coffee Shop: Cafe Steam

For someone who loves/depends on coffee and spends a lot of time writing and working on a laptop, Cafe Steam is the perfect destination.  It’s a wonderful, sun-lit space to enjoy a cup of whatever suits your fancy while catching up with a friend or working remotely for an afternoon. Speaking of fancy, their menu […] Read more…

Where to Get a Great Salad in Rochester

After having a disappointing last salad of 2014 I decided to go for an old favorite for my inaugural 2015 salad.  Said salad is the House Salad at City Market / City Cafe. This salad is many things.  But mostly, it’s: Consistent Huge Less than $6 and delicious. Get on over to City Cafe on the […] Read more…

An Old Friend, an Antique Mall, and a Vintage Chess Set

It was a cold day.  A really cold day.  But the moment we stepped into The Old River Valley Antique Mall we were greeted with a warm smile and some good old midwestern small talk. As I mentioned, I plan to visit all of the antique shops that Rochester, Minnesota has to offer this year.  But I know I’ll […] Read more…

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