Blogs

POSTED Tuesday, January 14
Twlia Dang and Natalie Hagemo

We at Lake Minnetonka Magazine are proud to announce that Twila Dang and Natalie Hagemo, local bloggers and co-hosts of Pop Life on MyTalk 107.1, will be hosting the 2014 Best of Lake Minnetonka event on Thursday, Feb. 13. 

 
POSTED Monday, January 6
Fusion Lifespa

Stuck in a life rut now that the holiday
season is over? Worried about how you’ll meet your resolutions or how to make
sure they stick all year round?

Enter Fusion Lifespa, one of my favorite
holistic spas in the lake area. As par of the new year, they’ve recently added
a Personal Health Coach to their already-packed-with-holistic-healers staff.

 
POSTED Tuesday, December 31
Goodnight Little Me

Mary GrandPré, illustrator of the iconic Harry Potter series, brings her sense of magic and wonder to a new personalized bedtime story. In collaboration with I See Me! co-founders Maia and Allan Haag (featured in our January issue, hitting your mailboxes this week!), and author Jennifer Dewing, GrandPré co-released Goodnight Little Me in November 2013.

 
POSTED Tuesday, December 17
Blith and Bonny Grapefruit Eco Dish Soap

Raise your hand if you're still doing your holiday shopping (guilty!). The good news? Excelsior's Fleurish is making that last-minute gifting easier and more fun with tips, tricks and treats when you stop in the store this weekend.

A gift shop that's been in the Lake Minnetonka area since 2007, Fleurish moved from Wayzata to Excelsior this past spring. It's stocked with one-of-kind and locally made items, making it a gem of the lake area. 

 
POSTED Tuesday, December 10
Christmas Card

Tis the season... to send out all your holiday cards! And in the spirit of the season (and of Christmas Card Day, which was just yesterday!), I spoke with Marilyn Pentel, Owner and Creator of Mannerly Manners in Minnestrisa, to find out a little more about card-sending etiquette in the digital age. 

Marilyn's Top Five Tips for Holiday Card Sending

 
POSTED Tuesday, December 3

You may have heard a little something about our annual Best of Lake Minnetonka Reader's Survey (if you haven't, which rock have you been hiding out under, exactly?). We've been talking about it for weeks, voting has been taking place for more than a month and I know you've been on the edge of your seat to find out just which lucky lake-area places and people garnered enough support to snag a spot on our finalists' list.

 
POSTED Wednesday, November 27

Lake Minnetonka Magazine is hiring a web-based writer, content manager and social media specialist for a six-month term as the primary shepherd of our title on the web. This intern-level position is perfect for university students or recent graduates in the fields of journalism, media, writing, marketing and more. This position reports to web editor Alex Gaterud; read the job description below.

 
POSTED Tuesday, November 19

I'm sure you've heard: We're in the middle of selecting the finalists for the 2014 Best of Lake Minnetonka Reader's Choice Survey. Voting ends tomorrow, so your favorite lake-area shops need your help now!

Voting is easy: Fill out our online survey (and send it to your friends!) to enter the best Lake Minnetonka people, places and things.

 
POSTED Wednesday, November 13

Welcome to the new Lake Minnetonka Magazine website! We are thrilled to unveil this radical makeover after nearly a year of dreaming, planning, coding and tweaking. We hope you enjoy the new look as much as we do.

During the process of coming up with this design, we came up with a few words that describe our monthly magazine. Engaging. Catchy. Open. Clean. Forward.

 
POSTED Tuesday, November 12

Anyone familiar with the lake area knows that we have an incredible number of unique shops, services, people and businesses—and that they're often some of the best in the state. The landscapers, the salons, the interior designers, the parks. We've got it all. And we all have our favorites.

 

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