There aren’t as many old farm homes out there with the original root cellar in them. Most have been renovated to add space to a home or have been filled in. The house I grew up in had one that became part of our basement game room. Usually these were used to store canned goods […]

There really is no better State Fair than the Minnesota State Fair. Every year there is a bit of showdown between them and the Texas State Fair and the attendance numbers. They have comparable numbers, but Texas goes on for over 3 weeks versus Minnesota which goes for just under 2 weeks. Where Texas has […]

There’s always that one food item that we seem to love that we can only get for a “limited time”. Whether it’s Shamrock Sakes, peppermint lattes, or the next crunch-wrap-gordita-nacho-burrito-salsa salad we seem to think they haven’t been available for years. The McRib is one of these mystical sandwiches that is here and gone again […]

Missed out on Sweet Martha’s Cookies? Didn’t get your fix of pork chops on a stick? Having a major case of fried food FOMO? No worries! The Minnesota State Fair is having a Fall version of their Food Parade just like they did in August. You can get registered for a lottery and maybe get […]

Luckily he was unhurt, but a Husky in the UK started a fire. The home owner put food in the microwave to keep it away from him, but he was just too determined to get to it. I guess I need to stop complaining about when someone burns popcorn in the employee lounge at work! […]

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