About Town | MyOtherMoreExcitingSelf.com

About Town

It was a glorious September day … the sun came out and the temps soared to about 80 degrees with a light breeze and low humidity. These are the days we must cherish now for soon, winter will descend upon Minnesota and we will be trying to remember what a little heat felt like. I […] Read more…

Turkey and Wine in Napa | via MyOtherMyExcitingSelf.com

Turkey and Wine in Napa

I’ve been meaning to write this post for a couple of weeks now, but life keeps getting in the way.  You guys! In July I was asked to represent the National Turkey Federation at the “Flavor, Quality, and American Menus Conference” at the Culinary Institute of American in … (wait for it) … Napa, California! […] Read more…

Weekend Snaps | All About MJ

As I sat down to write this post and I looked at all my photos from the weekend, it was clear that this weekend was all about MJ … that’s Miss Morgan, our 3-year-old niece.  Oh wait, 3-and-a-HALF, thank you very much! 😉  She spent Friday evening through Sunday morning with us and she was […] Read more…

Munsinger and Clemens Gardens

Teacher Man and I headed up to St. Cloud later this afternoon to celebrate our 18th wedding anniversary a couple of days early. The official day is Monday but we’re both working (Teacher Man is painting and I’ll be in Alexandria and then Melrose for most of the day).  Plus …. a Saturday night celebration […] Read more…

Garden Update | via MyOtherMoreExcitingSelf.com

Garden Walk-About | July

I’ve been away from home for most of the past two weeks but my garden carries on without me. Perhaps a little weedy in spots, but overall, everything is looking pretty good. My zinnias are just starting to bloom (one of my faves!), the hydrangeas are looking lush and gorgeous, the daisy and coneflower are […] Read more…

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