Summer Activities

With Memorial Day fast approaching, summer calendars are filling up fast with barbeques, family vacations and other gatherings. We’ve compiled a list of free, local events that are happening in the South Metro. Burnsville hosts outdoor movies in their Flicks on the Bricks events. Shows begin at dusk on select Friday nights throughout the summer at Nicollet Commons Park. For the schedule and more information, … Continue reading Summer Activities

Easter Decorating Ideas

March is usually the snowiest month in Minnesota, but spring is just around the corner. Here are some Easter decorating ideas that can help you feel like spring has sprung, at least inside your home. This cute centerpeice is an easy do-it-yourself project. The tutorial from get creative juice describes painting the eggs but you might consider using dyed eggs to make it even simpler.   This … Continue reading Easter Decorating Ideas

Family Fun Holiday Activities

If you’re like us, the holidays are one of our favorite times of year. With tons of events throughout the Twin Cities, there are many ways to get into the Christmas spirit. We’ve compiled a few that we thought looked like fun and festive events to celebrate the season. Photo courtesy of http://www.cpr.ca The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train makes stops throughout North America. It will … Continue reading Family Fun Holiday Activities

Halloween Trick or Treat Event

Our second annual Halloween event was a blast. Team Lucky Duck wants to thank all our clients and friends who came to the office to celebrate Halloween with us! Families filled our office collecting candy, playing games, making crafts and enjoying the frightful Halloween party. The costumes were so creative, fun and scary. We can’t wait to see them all again next year! We hope no one ate … Continue reading Halloween Trick or Treat Event

Fall Decorating

Happy Fall! With the weather changing and the leaves falling it definitely feels like autumn in Minnesota. If you are anything like us, the change in weather brings up thoughts about pulling on sweaters and cozy nights. Here are a few ideas to embrace the season and decorate your home. Credit and details: C Sincerely Jean Credit and details: My Blessed Life Credit and details: littleyellowbarn.com Credit and details: … Continue reading Fall Decorating

Apple Picking in the Twin Cities

With the University of Minnesota developing many of the new beloved varieties including Honeycrisp, SweeTango and Zestar!, Apple picking has become a celebrated past time in Minnesota. We’ve compiled a list of some of the orchards around the twin cities that give families a chance to get outside, enjoy the fall weather and pick their own apples. Some orchards offer additional attractions for the whole family to enjoy. … Continue reading Apple Picking in the Twin Cities

Prepare Your Home For Winter

It is September in Minnesota, which means that winter weather is just around the corner. Don’t let the first snow fall catch you unprepared. Here are three essential tips that will make the cold months easier on your home and you. Clean The Gutters Getting the leaves, sticks and other debris out of your gutters in the fall can save you hassle and money when … Continue reading Prepare Your Home For Winter

DIY Backyard Lighting Ideas

Lighting is one of the easiest ways to intermix function and style. Here are some fun DIY ideas about how to spruce up your backyard and light the way at your next BBQ or bonfire. DIY Wine Bottle Torches You can try this idea with any bottle, not just wine. To mix up the look try it with a brown or green bottle. Source – whenthepigsfly … Continue reading DIY Backyard Lighting Ideas

Best St. Patrick’s Day Recipes

The luck of the Irish is in the air! We’re here to share our favorite St. Patrick’s Day recipes with you, to keep all your guest smiling from ear to ear. Start with a savory appetizer like Ruben Dip. You can use your favorite, bread or chips to accompany this delicious starter, or an assortment of veggies for dipping. Hint: Green Peppers make a great … Continue reading Best St. Patrick’s Day Recipes