Minnesota-shaped stone charms

Christa Kalk took a leap of faith when she opened the third location of her Minnesota Makers shop in August 2020 during the pandemic. The downtown Excelsior store features over 120 local Minnesota artists.

Trendy coverups easily take you from poolside to happy hour.

Choosing the perfect swimsuit can seem like an insurmountable challenge, but thanks to two local boutiques’ recommendations, this year’s shopping can be painless.


If you’re looking to really experience the lake this summer, we have some great advice from local experts on their favorite rides.

Buying fine jewelry can be a conundrum unless you have a trusted source to help you choose the best.

Forget drive-throughs, take-out boxes and waiters with trays. These days, it’s all about the food trucks.

Shayla Farmer opened children’s clothing boutique CC & Mays last fall.

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?

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!

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.

Deephaven residents Maia and Allan Haag had a feeling their book publishing company, I See Me! was onto something when they received an intriguing order for one of their customized books.