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Posts By: Jeanette G

Santa and Sleigh Rides with Real Reindeer!

Santa and Sleigh Rides with Real Reindeer

Can you believe it? It’s December 1st and the holiday season is officially upon us! This weekend, Sunrise is hosting a family fun event with Santa, Mrs. Claus, the elves, and his reindeer.  Come and join us for a morning of holiday cheer and get pictures with Santa. Kiddos who stop by will receive a… Read more »

Back to School…Already?!

Time for School Supplies

While it’s only July and we still have a lot of summer to enjoy, retailers across the country are gearing up for back to school shopping. Have you seen the displays and lists yet? While I’m mildly excited for my kids to head back to school, I’m not excited about the expense that comes with… Read more »

Backyard Party in the City

Backyard Party in the City

Even though there may be limited green space in the North Loop, that isn’t stopping us from having a backyard bash!  Who doesn’t like a little green? I’m not talking about money, I’m talking about grass!  On Friday, July 24 Sunrise is hosting our 1st annual Community Backyard Bash in the parking lot at our… Read more »

So where are you donating your next vehicle? I think I know.

Partner Highlight: Newgate School

There are many places where you can donate a car here in the Twin Cities. But have you heard of Newgate School? You see, Newgate uses donated cars to provide unemployed or under-employed young adults in the Twin Cities with a tuition-free opportunity to learn skills in auto body and auto mechanics. Students at Newgate… Read more »

School’s (Almost) Out for Summer

School's Almost Out for Summer

I’m sure many of you are counting down the days until school is out. I bet you could ask any kid and they would know down to the hour when summer starts. Now don’t get me wrong, I absolutely love summer and everything that comes with it (except maybe the MN state bug). But, with… Read more »

I Just Can’t Stand it Anymore

I Just Can't Stand it Anymore

It’s gross, dirty, outdated, and just makes me mad.  I’m talking about my bathroom! Have you ever gotten to the point where you just give up? Well, I have. I quit cleaning our bathroom because there’s no point in fighting and getting mad at soap scum and tile mold. They won’t go away and I… Read more »

I’m Gonna Get You…


Every spring I sit and wait for the snow to melt so I can see what condition my yard is in. Are there voles this year? Do we have a lot of snow mold? How bad did the plows destroy my grass? Once I see the condition I get excited and I start dethatching. Dethatching is… Read more »