May 2017 Lifestyle Letter

There are very few things that I am as passionate about than the support and recognition of women. I find myself being inspired by both women I personally know and those I do not know on a daily basis. Many of these empowering women that I have the pleasure of looking up to are ones I have met through Eden…

Eden Prairie Reads Welcomes Yaa Gyasi

Yaa Gyasi, author of Homecoming, inspired and sparked conversation during her speech and book signing on March 6th 
with Eden Prairie Reads. Images provided by Jody Russell Photography.

35th Anniversary Ice Show

Eden Prairie Figure Skating Club and the Skate School's March Ice Show was a smashing success! Skaters performed to songs from Annie, Beauty and the Beast, Hairspray, Hamilton, and Prince. Professional guest skater, Kelly Smith, performed in the tribute to Prince and also skated as Alexander Hamilton and Gaston.

May 2017 Around Town

Browse and Shop for artwork while enjoying the beautiful scenery of Purgatory Creek Park for Arts in the Park. Visit local and regional vendors selling glass, jewelry, paintings, wood, photography, sculptures and more. Also enjoy live entertainment, face painting, activities, beer tasting, and food trucks. Arts in the Park is on May 20th from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM at…

Gardening to Improve your Health

When you think of the word gardening, do you cringe or start dreaming of digging in the dirt? Perhaps your answer depends upon your definition of gardening.

Local Women Inspire Travelers

You may think you’re a savvy traveler. Lots of us have put a toe in all 50 states, toured abroad, logged lots of business miles and enjoyed exotic beach vacations. But three local women make most of us look like it’s our first time on an airplane. They’re innovators and all of them are inspired by helping people. These three…

Skin Cancer: What you Need to Know

Everyone needs to worry about skin cancer considering it occurs in all skin types. Certainly, there are some skin types that are more prone (think fair skinned, blue-eyed, blondes), but I have removed skin cancers from every skin type. Skin cancer is at epidemic proportions. In fact, melanoma is one of the most prevalent cancers in women under the age…

Something Different for Mom this Mother’s Day

This year gather local ingredients and cook for mom!

You are Good Enough

As women, many of us, okay, most of us, struggle with feelings of inadequacy. We feel like, no matter how hard we try at life, relationships, parenting, work or any other area of our lives–we somehow don’t measure up. It’s easy to see how we can arrive at the conclusion that we are falling short: perhaps we struggle in our…

Gifts to Buy the Women in Your Life

Gifts to Buy the Women in Your Life