November 2011

2011 Holiday Gift Guide | Home Decor

The best part of a birthday for most 11-year-olds is getting. Madison Tix of Plymouth is celebrating her 11th birthday by giving.


Student Reggie Paider has been taking photos just three years, but when he saw the sky above Plymouth Library last year, he knew he had to snap a few shots.


Stir fry is something you could eat just about every day, and it’s easy to see why. The choice of ingredients you’ll find ranges from broccoli and carrots to bamboo shoots and coconut, and as a result many stir-fry dishes are laden with vegetables plus a good balance of protein.


Winter sports are in full-force, meaning nights and weekends filled with tournaments and a lot of ice time—and little personal time.


When Daeaun Messer and her husband Steve moved into their Plymouth home 12 years ago, she wasn’t particularly fond of the golden oak cupboards or the golden oak hardwood floors or the golden oak baseboards—not to mention the light-colored carpeting throughout or the lack of built-ins.


Each June, when the Minnesota Orchestra performs at the annual Music in Plymouth event, two of the orchestra members don’t have to travel far.


How many skillful home cooks are told by adulating guests that they should consider opening a restaurant? How many of them turn those words of encouragement into a lifetime vocation?


Like millions of Americans, I haven’t had a solid night’s sleep in years. Even so, when I agreed to undergo a sleep study at Whitney Sleep Center in Plymouth, I was more anxious than excited. I didn’t know what to expect, but I knew cameras would be involved, and that freaked me out.


If you’ve grown tired of running on the treadmill day after day, founders of and personal trainers at Tiger Athletics, Chris and Stacie Clark, have just the inspiration you need.


In honor of Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month, Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PCAN) is about to paint the town purple, the cancer’s awareness color, with wristbands available on their website.


Beauty pageants and law enforcement might seem an unlikely combo, but Officer Angela Haseman, for one, thinks they are a good mix.


Wayzata High School sophomore Alayna Sonnesyn, 15, is competing at the J2 level of Nordic skiing and is a high school athlete on the rise.