December 2017 Lifestyle Letter

The holiday season is upon us. Our family, like yours, is immersed in preparation and celebration of all that is dear to us. For us, the holidays are a time of appreciation and reflection on all of the gifts that we have been given throughout the year and what is yet to come with family, friends, and community.

Art & Craft Fair

The Eden Prairie Lioness held their eighth annual Art & Craft Fair on November 4th at Grace Church. 
The Lioness donate the proceeds to local, state, national and international charities.

PiM dance master class with Malpaso Dance Company

Students from PiM High School participated in a dance master class with Malpaso Dance Company's artistic director, Osnel Delgado. A pit stop for the Brazil-based dance company during their tour to MN for a concert at Northrop Auditorium.

December 2017 Around Town

Start your holidays in style at the annual Holiday Boutique and Bake sale! This shopping extravaganza is for the whole family. It will feature a variety of handcrafted items from over 50 quality crafters and artisans, a bake sale, and luncheon. Come and shop for the perfect holiday gift for everyone on your list. This event is free and takes place…

A Warm Welcome

Decorating for the holidays does not have to be expensive. Just look out your window for inspiration from the outdoors. This year try to opt for the simplicity of natural materials. It is all about imagination and atmosphere.

Winter Is Coming

Sorry to all the readers for the tired Game of Thrones reference, but I couldn’t help myself. That said, there may be at least a tiny grain of wisdom to be plucked from this less-than-funny (possibly nerdy) reference. Indeed, Jon Snow, the Lannister clan, Daenerys, and the rest all have reason to fear the coming winter – [spoiler alert] there’s…

DIY Mason Jar Gifts

I’ve had a few excellent gift-giving experiences. Once I had a friend ask for nectarines for her birthday. What did she get from me? Nectarines.

Helping Seniors Live Their Best Lives

How’s your mom? Active and independent? Is your dad still driving? Whether they’re local or far away, your parents are likely to need your help someday. It can be hard when it’s our turn to step in, but it’s also an opportunity to show our gratitude and to model how we hope to be cared for when we’re in their…

Winter Twenty-Seventeen

 Modeled by: Jackee Abeln, Alexandra Howard, Aggie Ofori-Amanfo  Styled by: Mary Abeln, Nora Johnson  Special Thanks: Continental Diamond, 1600 Utica Ave S #130, St Louis Park

A Head Start on a Lasting Change

With Thanksgiving behind us—and we’re all still filled with the spirit of gratitude—would now be a good time to think about New Year’s resolutions? Think about it: if you identify those things you’d like to change in the coming year, and start laying the groundwork for those changes, you will be ahead of the game when January inevitably rolls around.