Archive for November, 2013

Life is Golden

Filed in Feature Homes by on November 20, 2013
Life is Golden

You really know that you are On Golden Pond farm near Pelican Lake when you meet creators and owners Jill and Bernie Askelson. They are a combination of historians, Dr. Doolittle, art collectors, farmers, world travelers, downhill skiers and, most of all, grandparents.

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Art of the Lakes

Filed in Design and Decor by on November 19, 2013 0 Comments
Art of the Lakes

There are few things that can personalize a home more than a piece of art. Which is why a local, lake themed piece is the ideal way to set the tone in your home. with endless options, from furniture to personalized signs, choosing the right piece can be a little overwhelming. Joan White, an oil […]

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Autumn Planting Bring Spring Rewards

Filed in Gardening by on November 19, 2013 0 Comments
Autumn Planting Bring Spring Rewards

It’s not too late to plant for beautiful blooms next spring When the Midwest turns red and gold, it’s time to get our a garden spade. autumn is the ideal time for planting trees, shrubs, and bulbs.

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Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum

Filed in Destinations by on November 19, 2013 0 Comments
Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum

To say the Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum is about more than classic boats, fishing memorabilia, and resort history is an understatement. Yes, the museum does feature all of the aforementioned items, but it is about far more than that. It’s about nostalgia, education, and community. It’s not just about preserving the past, but also about […]

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Preparing Your Home for Winter

Filed in Home Maintenance, Maintenance, On The Lake by on November 19, 2013 0 Comments
Preparing Your Home for Winter

There’s no stopping the annual ritual of fall and winter’s return, ending a summer of fun and festivities at the lake. Preparing for winter is nothing new, but there could be new problems if property protection measures are skipped, resulting in expensive or time-consuming repair in the spring. A lack of security could also result […]

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Manitou Island Haven

Filed in Feature Homes by on November 1, 2013
Manitou Island Haven

Manitou Island on White Bear Lake could easily be described as Mayberry with sand and water. The peaceful island exemplifies the quiet and relaxed pace of life sought by many people.

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