Author Archives: Joseph Kirkwood

2015 Minnesota State Fair Foods & Festivities

August is nearly half over, and you know what that means — the Minnesota State Fair will be kicking off soon!

We’re big time fair lovers in the Kirkwood family, and while we love summer, we can’t wait for the end of the month to roll around. There’s so much to do at the state fair and so many delicious foods to eat that you can’t get anywhere else. It really is the best summer send off.

Read on and sneak a peek at what 2015 has to offer.

New Fair Foods

Love food? Whether you’re a foodie or just . . .

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Successful Home Buying: Financing Your Home

For many home buyers, shopping for a new home can be a complicated process, but it doesn’t have to be. In fact, by taking the right steps from the start, your home buying experience can be a simple and enjoyable one.

Are you ready to find your perfect home? Don’t hunker down for that HGTV marathon just yet. You’ll first need to need to figure out what you want, what you can afford and where you want to live. Here are three simple steps for successfully financing your home.

Step 1: Determine Your Home Buying Goals

Before you get started . . .

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Golf, Brews & Dad: Celebrate Father’s Day Minneapolis Style

Fore! Father’s Day is just a few weeks away, and to help you celebrate with your Twin Cities Dad, we’ve pulled together a list of the best golf courses around. From driving ranges and challenging fairways to lush greens and vivid landscapes, you’re sure to find a greenway for every golf enthusiast.

And what better way to wrap up tee time than with a pint! We’ve included our hand-picked selection of nearby places to kick back and grab a post-game brewski with Dad. Cheers!

First Tee: Colombia Golf Club

Par 71 // 3300 Central Ave. NE, Minneapolis, MN 55418

Just . . .

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