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Moms on the Run  

If you have always thought of yourself as “not a runner," think again.  TCL producer Kelli Hanson checked out Moms on the Run, where some of its members went from never running at all to running marathons!

Porch Decorating Ideas  

Create an exciting transition from your front porch to the inside of your home by making it a bright introduction to your home.  Designers are using strong jewel tones this year and they really stand out on your front porch.  Megan Meder, from The Sitting Room in Excelsior, shows us some decorating ideas to make your front porch welcoming and inviting.

Sushi in the ‘Burbs  

Sushi has become a staple meal for many folks in the Twin Cities.  But you don’t have to hit the cities to get the best sushi.  Restaurant and Dining Editor from Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine, Stephanie March, fills us in on the best places to grab sushi in the suburbs. 

Fish Grenoble  

You are use to seeing Ted Farrell on Twin Cities Live with wine from Haskell’s.  Ted not only knows his stuff when it comes to wine, he knows how to use wine in the kitchen too! 

Underrated Restaurants in the ‘Burbs  

Food Editor of Mpls.St.Paul Magazine, Stephanie March, knows the best places to eat in the cities no matter what kind of cuisine you are craving.  We asked her to head out of the cities and let us know what restaurants in the suburbs should we be hitting up.

Pocket Your Dollars Free Download

Our Super Saver, Carrie Rocha got her family out of over $50,000 of debt and she wrote a book about it to help you do it too!  “Pocket Your Dollars: 5 Attitude Changes that Will Help You Pay Down Debt, Avoid Financial Stress, and Keep More of What You Make” is regularly $13.99 but you can download it free on your Kindle or Nook on Friday, January 3rdClick here for your free download.

Tipsy Pies

Get 8 frozen pies for only $25 (normally $31.60) when you order online on Sarastipsypies.com.  Get 3 Drunken Pumpkin, 3 Jim Beam Pecan, and 2 Lift Bridge Chestnut Hill Apple.  Pies must be picked up at the General Store in Marine on St. Croix and the offer is good until 1/7/14.

Thanksgivukkah Menu   Back To Top

This year, the first day of Hanukkah and Thanksgiving fall on the same day.  This mean, this year we will celebrate Thanksgivukkah.  The last time this occurred was the year 1888 and the next time we will see this happen is the year 79811!  To help celebrate the occasion, David Weinstein, from Rye Delicatessen & Bar brought some recipes that bring the two holidays together. 

Brain Training with LearningRx   Back To Top

Connor Haakenson, a Prior Lake Senior struggled for the first eight years of his school career.  That’s when his parents enrolled him in a program at LearningRX.  It was so successful that now he’s looking forward to college.

Dress It Up – Or Dress It Down   Back To Top

Are there are key pieces of your wardrobe that you take out of your closet and wear the same way every time?  Laurie Nierengarten, co-owner of Indulge Boutique, shows us how easy it is to take those pieces and change them by dressing them up or dressing them down. 

Skin Related Wives Tales   Back To Top

Wives tales get passed down from generation to generation and passed along as true, even if they aren’t.  For years we’ve been told that eating chocolate will make your skin break out.  Have you heard the one about Preparation H being a cure all for wrinkles?  Dr. Jaime Davis from Uptown Dermatology is here with the truth behind some skin related old wives tales. 

Be Well with TCL: Allegiance Fitness   Back To Top

A lot of gyms are offering more than just your traditional workouts and people are looking for more than just a traditional gym.  Allegiance Fitness in Mounds View caters to everyone from grandmas to serious athletes.

Snowblower Tune Up   Back To Top

Mike Frattallone, from Frattallone’s Ace Hardware, reminds us that now is the time we should be thinking about tuning up your snowblower - before the snow flies.  Mike is here with pointers on tuning up the snowblower.

Indulge Boutique   Back To Top

If you have ever felt like you are wearing the same things that everyone else is wearing, there is a boutique in Eagan that has the answer.  Co-Owner of Indulge Boutique, Laurie Nierengarten, is here to tell us more. 

Treating Lice   Back To Top

With the start of school – it’s inevitable.  Someone in school, possibly in your child’s class, is bound to get lice.  It might even be your child.  So what do you do?  The first thing not to do is panic.  We called in Jessica Thaemert from Kids’ Hair for advice on prevention to treating lice. 

Angels & Divas Fashion Show   Back To Top

When cancer strikes, families usually don’t know where to turn.  That is where the Angel Foundation comes in.  The Angel Foundation provides emergency financial assistance and education and support to Minnesota adults with cancer and their families. 

Leggings for Fall   Back To Top

It’s time to get the leggings out for fall and pull on those boots.  It’s the time of year that a lot of women are looking forward to.  Owner of Mainstream Boutique, Marie Denicola says there is a new trend in leggings that you’ll be seeing this fall.  She’s here to show us how to make printed leggings work in your fall wardrobe. 

Truce Juice   Back To Top

Juicing has become quite popular in homes.  Now Juice Bars are popping up and folks are claiming that the juice you get there provides you with the most vitamins and minerals possible.  Even more than the juice you can make at home.

DIY “Designer” Drapes   Back To Top

Drapes do more than keep people from seeing inside your home.  They also protect your furniture and floors from the damaging effects of the sun.  A designer drape can be pricey, but it doesn’t have to be.  Megan Meder from Vivid Interior Design, shows us how to take some plain drapes and add some inexpensive designer tweaks to them.

Be Well with TCL: Hydrafacial   Back To Top

Getting a facial undoubtedly makes your skin feel wonderful – but it can also cause some redness and irritation immediately afterwards.  There is one type of exfoliation that actually helps change the the way women look without all the redness.  Producer Kelli Hanson went to Contour Clinic to check out the Hydrafacial.