A Garden Nears Perfection on Otter Tail Lake

A Garden Nears Perfection on Otter Tail Lake On the south shore of Otter Tail Lake is a place that was once Tanglewood Camp, Otter Tail Lake’s first resort. By the time Rollie Mann acquired the property in ... Read More

Homes from the Magazine

Many Years in the Making

Many Years in the Making

They say the devil is in the details. When you are talking about building a lake home, however, those details are truly heavenly additions.

Filed in Feature Homes, In This Issue by on August 9, 2015
All in the Family

All in the Family

If you ask six-year-old Kaylee Ranweiler her favorite part of her house, she’s likely to tell you it’s the custom window seat her Uncle Tim built in her bedroom.

Filed in Feature Homes, In This Issue by on August 9, 2015
Then and Now

Then and Now

Tanglewood Camp on the south shore of Otter Tail Lake is no more, but Lori and Rollie Mann carry on its legacy.

Filed in Feature Homes, In This Issue by on August 9, 2015
Design Meets Function

Design Meets Function

Teri Lynne Nelson (TL) and Paul Brenden had feng shui in mind when they built a 5,000 square foot home on Fox Lake in 2007.

Filed in Feature Homes by on June 1, 2015

Gardening

Is a Butterfly Garden in Your Future?

Is a Butterfly Garden in Your Future?

How about planting a butterfly garden? Brightly-colored winged creatures would flit about your yard sipping flower nectar.

Filed in Gardening, In This Issue by on August 9, 2015
Raindrops on Rooftops

Raindrops on Rooftops

For centuries, Japanese homes and businesses have utilized rain cups and chains to capture overflow water from rooftops. Unique custom made gutters and water collection systems are another popular alternative for homeowners.

Filed in Gardening by on June 1, 2015
Bees Are the Bee’s Knees

Bees Are the Bee’s Knees

Back in the 1920s, the “bee’s knees” was a fashionable phrase. Nonsensical as it was, the expression was most often used to denote excellence. I’ve never understood the phrase, but I can tell you it describes bees well…

Filed in Gardening by on June 1, 2015

Landscaping

Paver Options Abound

Paver Options Abound

When the frigid winter weather is over for the season, it is time to once again start thinking about backyard barbecues and sprucing up the exterior of your home.

Filed in Landscaping by on February 2, 2015
Permeable Pavers Help Put Water In Its Place

Permeable Pavers Help Put Water In Its Place

Managing storm water is a big deal on lakeshore properties. Excess water running too fast can cause erosion and send pollutants into our lakes.

Filed in Landscaping by on June 30, 2014
Mowing 101

Mowing 101

Spring is here, and that large patch of white surround your house has turned green. Yes, it’s time to start thinking about your lawn.

Filed in Landscaping by on May 30, 2014

Destinations

Battle Lake

Battle Lake

Specialty shops, outdoor recreational activities, a vibrant arts scene, and a growing farmers market make the Minnesota lakeside community of Battle Lake a delightful place to spend a summer day.

Filed in Destinations, In This Issue by on August 9, 2015
Phelps Mill Festival

Phelps Mill Festival

Each July the otherwise tranquil Phelps Mill County Park is transformed into a colorful hub of artists, vendors, and visitors of all ages.

Filed in Destinations by on June 1, 2015
Brew Ales & Eats

Brew Ales & Eats

Handcrafted cocktails, a rotating beer selection, and deliciously creative bar food are cultivating a loyal following at Brew Ales & Eats.

Filed in Destinations by on April 2, 2015

Design & Decor

Double Duty Spaces

Double Duty Spaces

Take everything you were taught about formal dining rooms, garages for cars only, or dingy and dark basements – divided spaces meant for one specific activity – and throw those ideas out the window.

Filed in Design and Decor, In This Issue by on August 9, 2015
Second Chance to Shine

Second Chance to Shine

Reclaim. Repurpose. Recycle. Whatever you choose to call lumber that’s been given a second chance to shine…

Filed in Design and Decor, In This Issue by on August 9, 2015
Fantasy Island

Fantasy Island

The island has replaced the traditional kitchen table, and the walls have come down merging the kitchen, family room, living and dining rooms.

Filed in Design and Decor, In This Issue by on August 9, 2015
Cullen’s Home Center’s Laura Johnson and Emily Stock

Cullen’s Home Center’s Laura Johnson and Emily Stock

Talented and timely, Laura Johnson and Emily Stock are a one stop interior design shop situated within the Cullen’s Home Center Fergus Falls location.

Filed in Design and Decor by on June 1, 2015

On The Lake

Helpful Tips for Homeowners

Helpful Tips for Homeowners

When preparing your home for sale, clean, organize and de-clutter. Clean windows, shampoo carpets, polish woodwork. Tidy up and organize each room…

Filed in Lakeside Living by on June 1, 2015
Docks are Re-surfacing as a Place to Be

Docks are Re-surfacing as a Place to Be

If your dock has entered its sunset years and it’s time to consider replacement, we’ve got a few tips from the experts.

Filed in Lakeside Living, On The Lake by on April 2, 2015
Catch the New Wave of Water Toys

Catch the New Wave of Water Toys

Every year there is a new wave of “water toys” flooding the market, especially in Minnesota where water runs wild…

Filed in On The Lake, Recreation by on February 3, 2015

Ask the Home Experts

Q:  How can I bring vintage character into my new home?

Q: How can I bring vintage character into my new home?

A: Vintage and industrial is a very hot trend. One good thing is the items found in industrial actually work nicely in a vintage setting. Items that you would see in a warehouse or factory…

Filed in Home Experts by on June 1, 2015
Q: What are the pros and cons of gas versus electric fireplaces?

Q: What are the pros and cons of gas versus electric fireplaces?

A: Gas fireplaces offer the advantage of higher BTUs resulting in the generation of more heat for the space. They also offer real flame, which is highly desirable…

Filed in Home Experts by on April 26, 2015
Q: What is the first step in purchasing or refinancing a home?

Q: What is the first step in purchasing or refinancing a home?

A: Once you decide to purchase or refinance, the first step is to meet with a lender to determine if it makes financial sense to refinance, or the loan you may qualify for, if purchasing.

Filed in Home Experts by on March 31, 2015

Wine Pairings for Summer Food

Wine Pairings for Summer Food Local wine experts match wines to your favorite summertime dishes Summer’s a great time to gather friends, fire up the grill and pop open a cold bottle of … wine? ... Read More

Food & Wine

Summer Cocktails

Summer Cocktails

If you’ve been searching for ideas for summer cocktails, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve gathered several “new” recipes sure to fit your summer entertaining needs.

Filed in Food and Wine, In This Issue by on August 9, 2015
Salad Days

Salad Days

A dressing that adds summer citrus punch to your salad anytime of the year is great to have in your repertoire because its ingredients are available year round, but they always taste like summer.

Filed in Food and Wine by on June 1, 2015

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