February 2017 Lifestyle Letter

During this month of St. Valentine, Eden Prairie Lifestyle would like to celebrate our love for the local businesses that keep our beautiful community running. When we buy or donate locally, it benefits not only our neighbors, but also the growth of Eden Prairie as a whole. Although there are bountiful amounts of EP owned businesses; we decided to step…

February 2017 Around Town

Dads, dance the night away with your daughter(s) and enjoy an evening neither of you will ever forget. Girls ages 3-15 are invited to attend a special dinner and dance with Dad (or other significant male figure). The event fee includes dinner, dancing, photos, favors and a special valentine craft. Both child and adult must register and pay the fee…

In Harmony with Nature

The annual Minneapolis Boat Show presents hundreds of boats at the Convention Center each year as the kick-off to the summer boating season. Minnesotans start planning for when the ice goes out marking the annual boating ritual in the land of lakes. There are reportedly 11,842 lakes, 69,200 miles of rivers and streams, and about 4,000 miles of water trails,…

Because we LOVE to party

Valentine’s Day is around the corner, and it’s a chance for you to get your friends and family together to celebrate. Whether you’re single, partnered up, or somewhere in-between, this holiday can be so much fun when you invite your friends over to your house to celebrate. Start a new tradition in your circle that will warm everyone's heart by…

Senior Travel Service

Spring and summer are our favorite times for celebrating family events. The season for graduations, weddings and family reunions is on its way, marked by everyone getting together with lots of pictures to document special gatherings. But sometimes, “everyone” is hard to accomplish. Lots of our families include seniors living far away. Orchestrating their safe travel to attend these events…

RUSTICA

There’s nothing better than winding down with a latte and a fluffy pastry in a warm and inviting atmosphere. Rustica Bakery and Café has moved into the Smith Douglas More House and has quickly become a new Eden Prairie Hot Spot. As you walk into Rustica you instantly feel like you’ve entered a hipster Minneapolis coffee shop, with a collection…

Encore Boutique

Eden Prairie’s Encore Boutique is home to an eclectic assortment of new and expertly consigned clothing and accessories. The store first opened in 1988, moving to its current location not long after Kay Nordbye purchased it from the previous owner in the mid-2000s.

A Pinch of This, a Splash of That

Let's be clear about what is considered a good cooking wine. The so-called "Cooking Wine" found in your local grocery store next to the fancy vinegars and Worcestershire sauce is a poor excuse for a cooking ingredient. They are low in alcohol content, highly acidic and contain a massive amount of salt. Instead, choose a wine you would pair with…

Farrell’s 10 Week Challenge Winners

Farrell's just completed another 10 Week challenge with amazing results. Congratulations to Pete and Linda, the top 
performers who each won $1,000! The next 10 week session starts on April 8th.

A Healthy Heart Starts 
with Healthy Soil

“Healthy soil creates a healthy garden, which produces healthy plants to provide nutrients for us, for animals we love and care for as pets, as well as the plants we consume as food.” Milo Shammas Have you given much thought to the dirt within which you plant your vegetables each spring? Have you added any compost or microbes to the…