minnehaha falls

We had a friend visiting from Florida, so we decided to try the restaurant at Minnehaha Falls. It was on our list of places to go, so now was as good a time as any… even if Emma was an hour late going to bed. I was expecting some piddly little waterfall, but this thing was rip roarin’.

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The evenings here are nice and cool, so you can actually enjoy a meal outside.

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walk in the park

We’ve been running a lot of errands the last few days, including ordering Emma’s first birthday cake! Today after we were done we spent an hour at the park. This girl can swing.

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We were the only ones at the park, so we did some exploring.

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kolacky days

This weekend we did a Texas tour through Minnesota. Saturday it was Texas BBQ at the Mystic Lake Rib Fest. Today it was kolaches at Kolacky Days in Montgomery, MN.

We had to drive almost an hour. Part of it through scenic farm country.

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We caught the end of the parade. The Shriners in their little cars are my favorite. We’ve seen them twice this month.

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While I was in line for food Emma started pointing at something. She spotted the swings.

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Swings are still #1.

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We wrapped up the afternoon watching the St. Paul Czech dancers.

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