Travels with Pickles

Fool Hollow State Park

Fool Hollow State Park will always hold a fond place in our hearts.  It was our first camping trip ever and the first time we ever used The Gump.  Scary, exciting, and mesmerizing all at the same time are just…

Regional Gems: Dot’s Pretzels

All images taken from the Dot’s website since a box never lasts long enough to snap a photo of and we haven’t yet found them in NE Minnesota. I know what you are thinking, it’s a pretzel how can it…

The Basilica of St. Mary and the Swiss Guard Exhibit

Wednesday we went to The Basilica of Saint Mary in downtown Minneapolis.  We went to view The Life of a Swiss Guard exhibit specifically and to visit the Basilica in general. A couple of quick logistic tips first.  The Basilica…

Ramsey Park Redwood Falls, MN

When we stayed in Morton, MN we talked about going to the Ingalls Homestead which is located in the area.  We decided against it in part because of weather conditions, Fireball at three months was still to young to be…

Regional Gems: Tequila and Ginger Liqueur

Meet Burt, our crazy frog that holds the open bottle in this house.  As you can see, Burt truly enjoyed the CasAmigos Tequila.  Admittedly, agave doesn’t grow in South Dakota but since we discovered this tequila in South Dakota we…