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A pompom hat and tote bag by By The Lake MKB Designs.

Make it Personal with Custom Minnesota Gifts. Intentional gift-giving makes a special mark this holiday season.

Just over three years ago, Nate Houge and Micah Taylor were talking with each other about work, and how they were kind of “over it.” Houge was a musician, constantly on the road and away from his family, while Taylor, formerly a traveling musician as well, was in the corporate world, stuck in a c

Walking through the door into the quaint, colorful shop, one message is made crystal-clear about Irish on Grand: it’s not just a store for traditional Irish garb, but rather, a home for a celebrated culture.

Newly rebranded boutique Highcroft will provide all of the necessities for a relaxing evening gathered around the fireplace. Formerly known as Lussuria Lini, Highcroft’s main focus is its wide selection of European linens.

Finding the perfect gift can be intimidating. It’s not easy to balance personal, useful and thoughtful in one package. Luckily, shops like Fleurish Boutique in Excelsior have the expertise to help.

Downtown Excelsior’s stretch of beautiful shop windows just got a lot more colorful thanks to new boutique Water on Water.

Richard and April Wysocki moved to Minnesota in 1989 with a tasty mission in mind. April Wysocki hails from Chicago, the couple had lived in New Jersey while April attended New York’s Culinary Institute of America, and they had even done a stint in Dallas.

For Excelsior residents, the phrase “lake effect” has taken on a new meaning since 24-year-old Danielle Riley opened her Water Street boutique, Lake Effect, in mid-April—with a nod to all things nautical.

Looking for luxurious yet versatile, high-quality and affordable bed, bath and table linens? Check out Lussuria Lini in Wayzata.

Katheryn Menaged shares a story of a brief encounter--an ember of inspiration--that long burned within her, especially during a pivotal time in her life. At the time, Menaged was 18 years old, working as a receptionist at the Empire State Building in New York City.

For 42 years, Epitome Papers reigned as a premier gift and stationery shop in the Edina Galleria shopping center.

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