When Wendy Baker, who opened home goods boutique Provisions in Excelsior 36 years ago, thinks about Thanksgiving, she doesn’t think of party planning.

Trust. It’s arguably the most important factor in any relationship. And that certainly includes the relationship between an interior designer and their client. A remodeling project can be a formidable undertaking, with budgets and timelines and tastes up in the air.

Pottery Barn is well-known nationwide for its comfortable collection of furniture, home décor and accessories. Now, shoppers at Ridgedale Center can enjoy Pottery Barn right here in town; the Minnetonka location opened last summer.

Minnetonka is known for its plethora of activities and cultural experiences for people of all ages. More than ever, it’s becoming a great place for seniors to enjoy the breathtaking scenery and friendly residents.

What’s the secret to running an award-winning remodeling and design company? Have fun.

The historic Clark home on Excelsior’s Water Street stands out from its neighbors—and it has quite a story. Built in 1858, it’s among the oldest homes in the area and is being considered for a spot on an Excelsior list of historic places.

What should you look for when choosing a contractor? Loren Schirber of Castle Building & Remodeling has 25 answers to that question.

When Erin Hearst moved into her Minnetonka home in 2013, there was nothing in her backyard but an expanse of grass and a small 1970s hot tub.

Marilyn Turner is a story keeper, a guardian of tales told through collections of weathered stones, culled pottery and the silent secrets kept by the Saint Paul bungalow she shares with her husband, Clarence.

When asked about his career, Matt Muenster, host of Bath Crashers on the DIY Network, simply says, “I have been very lucky.” He didn’t start out looking for the camera; it found him, so there was some luck in that first step.