Hiking Around Moose Mt.: Part 1

Hiking Around Moose Mt.: Part 1

Exploring a hidden stretch of the Superior Hiking Trail leading from Lutsen’s Poplar River along the backside of the Sawtooth Mountain Range has been on Eric’s bucket list for a few years. It’s about an 8 mile journey, and given we’re not √ľber trekkers, we were wishing for agreeable temps, little precipitation and light on bugs! We finally tackled the adventure last month. Over the course of a few hours, several granola bars and 100+ photos, we made it back to 142C. Given there were so many lovely vistas and souvenir photos, we’re dividing this adventure into two posts.

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Tobies Pitstop

Tobies Pitstop

Every now and¬†then¬†while moseying along to the¬†North Shore¬†‚ÄĒ passing mile marker after mile marker¬†‚ÄĒ¬†it only makes sense to swing into¬†Tobies¬†and take¬†the legendary bakery¬†up on¬†its generous¬†offering of standout goodies paired with outstanding hospitality… Continue reading “Tobies Pitstop”

Destination Summertime

Destination Summertime

The golden days we’ve patiently been waiting for are upon us, already warming our hearts keeping time with the rising temps! With the flip of a calendar page, June is off to a stellar start. Eighty-degrees plus a double-dose of Vitamin D and breezes that tempt us into staying out side to walk the dog, garden and chat with neighbors with while keeping those mosquitos at bay… Continue reading “Destination Summertime”

99 More Reasons to Love Lutsen

99 More Reasons to Love Lutsen

 

Ready‚Ķset‚Ķsoon cyclists of all ages from across the Midwest will push their pedals to match their mettle and barrel through the expansive, one-of-a-kind rugged trek that covers woods, waters and wonderland that only Northern Minnesota can deliver. Continue reading “99 More Reasons to Love Lutsen”

MN Mix: Take Me With You

MN Mix: Take Me With You

There’s a mix of emotions in the air today.¬†A year ago,¬†Minnesota’s music legend Prince¬†suddenly left a huge¬†whole-note-sized hole in the hearts of fans around the globe. As I’ve been¬†stirring up a¬†quick¬†Superior Trail Mix recipe for our¬†North Shore trip to Lutsen¬†next weekend, the radio spins¬†all the favorite, fantastic¬†and funky¬†Prince mixes & music from past decades…I can’t help but feel pretty darn proud to call Minnesota home. Continue reading “MN Mix: Take Me With You”