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The Best Minnesota Gifts: Food & Drink (2023)

Looking for Minnesota gifts? Specifically Minnesota food and drinks? As a MN girl I have a deep love for my state and all of the amazing brands that are from here! You may be shocked to find out some of your favorite food brands are created right here in Minnesota! Brands like Pearsons, Wiley Wallaby … Read the full article

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13 Climbing Toys to Keep Young Kids Active

Remember how eager you were for your baby to start rolling over and scooting around? And now they never stop moving! If your baby or toddler is always on the move and finding new things to climb (and fall off of), then you probably need some new ways to occupy them safely. Otherwise, they’ll be … Read the full article

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Minnesota Gifts: Kids & Baby 2023

Looking for Minnesota gifts? Specifically Minnesota gifts for kids and babies? Well, you’ve come to the right spot. As a MN girl I have a deep love for my state and all of the amazing brands that are from here! And as a mom of 3, I love starting my kiddos early with a love … Read the full article

11 Perfect Neutral Christmas Decor Ideas

Looking for some neutral Christmas decor to deck the halls with this Christmas? One of the best things about sticking with neutrals is they can easily be used again and agin even if you decide to switch up your holiday colors! Neutral Christmas Decor Ideas 1. Neutral Bottle Brush Christmas Trees Create a fun winter … Read the full article

Easy Pom Pom Wreath DIY

Looking to make a super simple pom pom wreath DIY? These gorgeous handmade wreaths make quite the statement no matter if it’s in your home or on your door! It’s no secret I love Anthropologie. When I spotted the gorgeous pom pom wreath they came out with a couple years ago I wanted it but … Read the full article

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13 Baby Brands That Give Back (2024)

There’s one universal truth about babies. People LOVE to buy them gifts! Aunties, grandmas, neighbors and of course parents love spoiling little ones. While gifts are always fun, let’s be honest: babies don’t need much. So if you’re going to invest in a gift for an itty bitty, how about supporting a baby brand that … Read the full article

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Human Trafficking – What It Is, How to Help

This post is sponsored by Polaris.  Today, I want to share something a bit different than the normal content you see here but something that’s super important – human trafficking. There’s a good chance you have many ideas of what human trafficking is and what it looks like.  There’s a good chance your ideas are … Read the full article

DICK’S House of Sport Opening

A 105,00 square foot sporting goods store is opening in Minnesota and let me tell you – you want to get there! DICK’S is opening up one of the incredible House of Sport stores right here in Minnetonka, MN at Ridgedale Center. There’s only two other House of Sport in the country, one in Knoxville, … Read the full article

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31 Ideas for Simple Bullet Journal Layouts

Thinking of getting into journaling to help organize your life and all the things that are important to you? One great way to get started is through bullet journaling. Basically, a bullet journal, sometimes also called BuJo, is a method for personal organization. Bullet journaling is a system that organizes one’s reminders, scheduling, to-do lists, … Read the full article

97 Cute Quotes To Brighten Your Day

We all know the power of words. They can make you smile, laugh, cry, and think about things you’ve never thought about before. Use these cute quotes to brighten your day or someone else’s! They’re great for social media captions, the message inside a card, or just an encouraging text to a friend. You can … Read the full article

50 Best Summer Quotes

There’s something about the long nights, endless walks on the beach, sunshine, and fruity drinks that make summer so appealing. Before we bid summer goodbye, why don’t we take one last look at it with memorable quotes that express what summer is all about? These quotes not only encapsulate everything that’s great about the hottest … Read the full article

How to Make a Baby’s Breath Flower Crown

Want a baby’s breath flower crown for your wedding, an upcoming party or other celebration? Today I’m sharing how to make a baby’s breath flower crown. Baby’s breath is a great option for flower crowns since they’re always in season and very inexpensive! Please note: Paisley + Sparrow is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program. This … Read the full article

15 Things to Do in Nags Head, NC

We just spent a week out in Nags Head, North Carolina for a family vacation and had a blast! This is our second time going with my whole family in the last few years and I also went there as a little kid with my cousins! We spent a week in the Outer Banks of … Read the full article

4th of July Decoration Ideas from Amazon

The 4th of July is almost here! I love any reason to decorate and a holiday is the perfect reason. Whether you’re throwing a big backyard bash or just want to add a few decorations for you (and your neighbors!) to enjoy, adding some festive fun to the outside and inside of your home is … Read the full article

Bullet Journal Weekly Spread Tips & Ideas

Bullet journaling can be a fantastic way to stay on track, make goals, and create a planner for your desired format! Journaling can feel too structured, but bullet journaling allows you to pick and choose what you would like to include in your notebook. What is Bullet Journaling? Bullet journaling is a fun way to … Read the full article