If you are like most mom’s, there just isn’t enough hours in the day to get things done. Twila Dang, host of Pop Life on myTalk107.1
and mom of three, says “mom-hacks” are the only way she can check things off her to-do list.
If you are planning a celebration party, you don’t need to stress about the preparations at home. Our local guy about town, Mike Marcotte, has found some restaurants around the Twin Cities where you can throw a party.
Using a slow cooker is one of the easiest way to get a hot dinner on the table. Slow cookers come in a wide range of prices – from $15 to a few hundred. So what’s the difference? Kelli Hanson puts three high end slow cookers to the test in her own kitchen.
The cold weather temperatures unquestionably cause damage and dryness to your skin and lips. Dermatologist Dr. Jaime Davis from Uptown Dermatology
shows us her drugstore solutions and a few at-home solutions to combat the dryness.
According to health officials, this flu season is shaping up to be the worst on record. Minnesota has seen nearly 600 people hospitalized already with the flu. Holistic Health Coach, Kelley Suggs, shows us ways to fight the flu with natural ingredients.
Life coach, Barb Churchill
, says there is no need to make a New Year’s resolution to make a change in your life. You can do it with a simple word.
If you’re a last minute shopper and are stumped on gift ideas, the salon may be the only place you need to go. Katie Giles and Julie Martin from New Reflections Salon
have some services and products that will make great gifts!
Picking out gifts for the people on your list can be fun – but it can be tough at times too. If you have someone in their twenty’s that you are buying for, you might be stuck. Emily has four options that just might be perfect for those
You can hardly go wrong picking out something for your guy or girl to wear when choosing their gift. And we aren’t just talking about clothes either! Emily Engberg has her suggestions for some wearable gifts that all have a Minnesota connection.
Tech gadgets are usually up pretty high on the Christmas list for a lot of people. Our Tech Producer, Christian Unser, has some gift ideas for the tech lover that you need to buy for.
Our food producer, Maggie Winter, is the perfect source for finding gifts that the foodie in your life would love for Christmas.
If you are stumped on what to get the kids on your shopping list, we are here to help! TCL reporter Kelli Hanson has her mom approved toy picks!
If you take the time to properly set the table now, you’ll have more time to enjoy your family tomorrow. Founder of Etiquette Principles
, Liz Taylor, shows us how it’s done.
Lisa Baker from Minneapolis, wasn’t always a frugal shopper. After learning the tricks of the trade, she started the blog twincitiesfrugalmom.com
. She wanted to share what she has learned to stay out of debt in the hopes that other people would benefit from it too.
Middle school art teacher, Julie Pyle from Prior Lake, uses her talents to save money over the holidays. She makes everything from gifts to decorations and saves a lot of money doing so. You may think it’s not something that you could do, but she shows us how just making a portion of your gifts could save you a lot of money.
When winter hits, there are a few things you should be doing to get your car ready to stay safe. Emily heads to Herb’s Service Center, a AAA certified garage in Plymouth, for advice.
Maybe you haven’t been as diligent saving for the holidays this year. Don’t worry! Kelli Hanson is out to help you stretch your dollars.
“You look like you’re going to pop!” is never a compliment to a pregnant woman – no matter how you say it! There are a few of those phrases you should never say to a pregnant woman. Etiquette expert, Liz Taylor says he has some easy fixes to fix those “foot in mouth moments”.
When you are grateful, you have less clutter and less stress in your life. You’re more optimistic, energetic, enthusiastic, determined, interested, and joyful. You’ll feel stronger, get sick less, and live longer. Life Coach, Barb Churchill shares her strategies for focusing on gratitude.
Halloween is only a few days away but if you haven’t gotten your Halloween candy yet there is no need to panic. Super Saver and founder of Pocket Your Dollars.com
, Carrie Rocha, shares some deals on candy and Halloween merchandise.
Halloween is a perfect time to capture some great photos of the little goblins in your life. TCL Tech Producer Christian Unser shares some tricks for making the photos the best they can be.
The movie, Men, Women, and Children
, tackles an issue that concerns a lot of parents. How your teen navigates the internet and social media. Should you monitor it? How? Moreover, are these connections really, in fact, pushing people apart?
When a child gets a cough, the sound of it can be very troubling for their parents. Dr. Ryan Dick from Entira Family Clinics
explains when parents should just ride it out – and when the cough may be more serious than just from a cold.
With the changing seasons and the crisp air, fall is a great time to clear away the clutter in your home, office – and most importantly your head. Studies have shown that physical clutter has a huge impact on your ability to think clearly and it can also affect your physical and emotional wellbeing.
Registered Dietitian Cassie
Bjork is breaking down all the hype and claims about “dairy-free”, “gluten-free”, and “antioxidants”; the hot dietary buzzwords.
It’s football season which means it’s tailgating season! Steve has his “Tailgating Tips in Four Steps” to make sure you get the most out of the season!
Now that the kids are back in school, you don’t have the opportunity to hang over their shoulder to make sure they are minding their manners. Founder of Etiquette Principles, Liz Taylor, says she can help with a little etiquette lesson.
Experts say fall is a perfect time to check in with yourself and create new goals for the rest of the year. There is always a learning process and a mindset change needed to make the goals successful. Life Coach, Barb Churchill
, lays out what she calls the 5 A’s of Changing Your Thoughts.
National Enquirer Astrologist, Maria Shaw Lawson, claims that this fall will be a time for unexpected money to come your way – no matter what your sign! She’s here to tell us more about that and what else you might expect.