I’D TAP THAT… MAPLE TREE

I’D TAP THAT… MAPLE TREE

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I’m currently LOLing over the title of this blog post. I laugh at my own jokes so you don’t have to ;). We are well into the month of March. In the midwest, there’s often a lull this time of year. It’s when melting snow and dirt make a sloppy mess along the roads, aka “snirt.” It’s also when everyone is longing for mother nature to make up her mind about weather — sunny and 50 degrees one day, snowy and 25 degrees the next. Continue reading “I’D TAP THAT… MAPLE TREE”

EMBRACE THE WINTER & WARM THE SOUL AT AN ICE BAR

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Here in Minnesota, you can’t help but get used to the bitter cold. Yes, we all complain about the endless sub-zero temps. But at the end of the day, we all know the frigid cold is part of what makes us “the bold north.”

So if you can’t beat the cold, you join it by taking advantage of all that winter has to offer. Continue reading “EMBRACE THE WINTER & WARM THE SOUL AT AN ICE BAR”

Just chilling and swinging

There are few things in life I love more than surrounding myself with nature and taking a moment to breathe it all in. It’s simple. Nature feels like home. That’s why I make a point to scout out beautiful views and then enjoy it. It might take some effort to get there, whether it’s paddling, portaging, or hiking. In the end, the effort is worth it.

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SIMPLE, FRESH LAKE TROUT RECIPE

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I’m told lake trout is the “unicorn” of all freshwater fish. I can’t say I disagree! It takes patience to hook one on, patience to reel it in, and patience to net it successfully. Plus, it’s super pretty with a pink-hued inside. Lake trout is unique because it’s easy to prepare and cook. I’ll get to that in a second. Continue reading “SIMPLE, FRESH LAKE TROUT RECIPE”

WOODS OF ISLE & MORE TO COME THIS SUMMER

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I am incredibly excited and humbled by all the feedback I’ve been getting on launching Girl of 10,000 Lakes. This is a place where style and beauty cross paths with adventures in the Land of 10,000 Lakes and other whimsical places. I love the great outdoors, fashion, beauty, and lifestyle journalism, so I’m intersecting the four.  Continue reading “WOODS OF ISLE & MORE TO COME THIS SUMMER”