Five Ways to Give Back

Giving. Sharing. Supporting. Any way you want to say it, helping others is a vital component of any community. November is a time we gather to give thanks for all we have received and reflect on our blessings. Giving back and helping others is a great way to pay it forward. Here are some fantastic ways to give back this Thanksgiving…

New Recipes for Traditional Fun

There’s the Macy’s parade and football, but most Thanksgiving traditions center around food. Maybe you’re an honored guest this year and all you have to do is bring a bottle of wine, then dine. Cheers! Bon appetit! Please read on, but this recipe for new traditions is for our generous hosts. If your home will be scented with fresh sage…

Lifestyle Letter

Gratitude. You can usually find the fount of Thanksgiving’s classic emotion in the most likely places. Sometimes – if you’re really lucky – you experience gratitude thanks to an eye-opening, unexpected source. Since I started writing for Eden Prairie Lifestyle, I’ve been learning lessons about leadership from someone less than half my age. This issue … Continued

November 2018 Around Town

Volumes & Vines Join Friends of the Hennepin County Library – Eden Prairie for the annual Volumes & Vines Fundraiser at the beautiful Olympic Hills Golf Club. Sample more than 100 wines, ciders, and craft beers and savor delectable ,. There will also be opportunities to bid on fantastic silent auction items and to get … Continued

Last Stop on Market Street

Recommended "for curious 5-year-olds and up," this joyful, bright, and thought-provoking production asks, in incredible hip-hop inspired musical numbers and poignant dialogue, "What are ways you can help people in your community?" On the show's opening weekend, EPL saw kids captivated and grown-ups teary-eyed. Photography by Dan Norman. Visit for future show information.

A Grateful Heart Gives Back

Willa June is giving back again. The Victoria boutique will celebrate Small Business Saturday, November 24th, by giving 10% of their proceeds to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at the Children’s Minnesota Hospital.

Local Generosity by the Numbers

The PROP Shop has served over 2,600 families since 2007, thanks to the 20,000 people who have donated gently used items and over 2,700 volunteers. They collect donations, sift out what’s needed for the Family Services area and sell other items to the public in their resale shop, a top destination for thrift shoppers. Proceeds from the resale store are…

Where Guests Gather

Thanksgiving is the perfect time of year to incorporate nature into your table décor. The color palette is rich and vibrant, the components are inexpensive, and you can create beautiful centerpieces with minimal fuss.

Leftover Makeover

 Garlic Chive Mashed Potatoes  Recipe courtesy of  Ingredients: