Karri Larson

Karri Larson
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By day, Karri is a Pediatric Dietitian By night, she is a Curator of Adventure for her 2 wild and carefree boys. Together with her husband of 10 years they like to travel (Disneyworld is a yearly destination), go to concerts, and attend many of the happenings the Twin Cities has to offer. Karri loves spending time in the kitchen and is introducing her boys to the joys of fine dining (one burp at a time). She is a self proclaimed music junkie and is constantly looking for ways to be crafty, with her money not art.

Family Fun at Mont du Lac Resort

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The older my kids get, the more I look for opportunities to keep them off of their phones and social media. Its seems the lure of the phone is almost magnetic, they just can’t...

Instant Pot: Love At First Sight

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Last year I wrote a post about how I have a crush on my crockpot. At the time, I really did love that shiny appliance and how it could slowly transform a piece of...

Back to School: Tween Edition

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By now, you know the drill...you're a seasoned parent who has traveled this road before. Gone are the days when you eagerly await to hear what teacher your child has, where your bus stop...

“Regular” Kids

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As a Pediatric Dietitian, one of the most common concerns I hear from parents is how to manage constipation in their child. Every day, thousands of kids visit the Emergency Room for abdominal pain...

I Have a Crush… On My Crockpot

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Last year my husband gave me the best Christmas gift ever. When I opened it, I literally squealed in delight. It was shiny, silver and oval shaped. It was larger than average - about...

26 Non-Traditional Christmas Traditions

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The Christmas season is my favorite time of the year. I love decorating the house, getting the mail, and shopping for just the right gift for that special someone. And I love honoring the...

Confessions of a New {puppy} Mom

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Several months ago, we embarked on quite the journey when we added a six-week old puppy to our family and overnight became a party of five. I have never considered myself a dog person,...

From Sibling Rivalry to Sibling Revelry

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My kids are older now and we have entered the "golden years" of parenting. This is the phase when kids are old enough to be independent yet young enough that they still want to...

Gone Glampin’

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I love the outdoors. The fresh air, the wide open spaces, the opportunity of an exciting adventure at every turn. I see the joy on my kids' faces as they explore nature, unabashed in...

In His Wildest Dreams: A 9-year-old Boy Tours the New USBank Stadium

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Mom disclaimer: I know there is a lot of controversy surrounding NFL football these days. Certain teams are troublemakers. Players doing unkind things. Quarterbacks making poor choices. But like many things in life, there...

Lakes for Days: Lakeside Dining Destinations

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This post is part of our Lakes for Days Series. Read more posts from this series… My all time favorite memory from childhood is spending long summer days at the community pool in the small...

LoTo: Family-Friendly Lowertown St. Paul

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The first time I visited New York City, I fell in love with the SoHo (South of Houston) neighborhood. It was trendy without being too exclusive and artsy without being too eccentric. So it...

I am a Pushy Parent

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I have a confession. I am a pushy mom.  There, I admitted it, now let me explain why. Many years ago, my husband and I enrolled our small children in swimming lessons at the local...

Flour Power: Mill City Museum is a Must-See

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I cannot believe I have lived in the Twin Cities for over 20 years and just visited the Mill City Museum for the first time last week. This museum has a 'cool factor' that...