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Round One… Ding! Ding!

Let’s do this! And by round one I don’t mean this our first time in the ring. We are in our fourth calendar season….

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Keeping it FUN at Fun2Raise!

Here at Fun2Raise, we’re always looking for new ways to add even MORE value to our calendars and directories… not only for our advertisers but to our families getting these products as well. This year, we have added something BRAND new that we are so excited about! In each calendar and directory, you will find page 1 consisting of exclusive businesses that will each be known as a #F2RFamilyFave.

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Fun2Raise Turns Four!

Last week we celebrated our four year anniversary! Seems like just yesterday Jodi and I were sitting at her kitchen table dreaming up projects and schools we could take on.

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Spring into fun!

Spring Break is here!  Vacation or Staycation…We have ideas for YOU!

Take a trip to a mall or Mall of America
Get outdoors – go for a hike, fly a kite, or find a new park or playground
Go see a movie
Make your own movie theatre at home… make tickets, popcorn and go get your favorite candy!
Have a campfire – make s’mores!
Visit the sculpture garden
Visit a museum you’ve never been to
Visit one of the many indoor waterparks in the area
Cook something together as a family – have a h

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We’re putting on our flip flops here at Fun2Raise!

Yes, you read that correctly! It might be -12 outside today but we are excited about summer! Are YOU ready for summer? We sure are! We love summer especially for the warm, sunny weather but more importantly to embrace what such a beautiful state we live in. Minnesota summer weather allows us to do such a variety of activities to keep our families busy. And with that said….we can barely contain the excitement any longer.

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My Internship Experience at Fun2Raise

My name is Haley Ruegemer and I am a senior at Wayzata High School. Last year while signing up for classes I came across a class that I had never heard anyone talk about, it was called Internship/Mentorship Experience. I decided to take my chances and sign up for this semester long class that ended up being one of the most rewarding classes of my high school career.

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The 5-Steps of Setting Goals

The year is coming to an end and another year is upon us. Around this time, we start our yearly tradition of setting goals for ourselves for the upcoming year. If you are having some difficulty trying to get a start on your goals, here is a list 5 steps to help you jump start your planning.

First things first, categorize your goals into different areas of your life (ex: career, finance, family, education etc.)
Identify the ultimate goal you want to achieve in each area.

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Falling Into Autumn – Activities For The Kids!

Lately, we’ve been experiencing the brisk, cool temperatures, the disappearance of pesky mosquitos and the yummy smell of bon fires. We’re certain fall is among us. This time of year is many Minnesotan’s favorite time of year, simply due to the beautiful colors in the trees and the cooler temperatures. Before we get too depressed thinking of the season soon to follow, be sure to enjoy this time of year with the kiddos.

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Back to School is finally here…Now What?

 
I would’ve never believed when my kids were little that every night of my life I would be in my car from the minute school let out until my kids went to bed.  The days of the 7pm bed times are gone and now our kids stay up way later than we do.  Maybe a sign of the times, overscheduling, overachieving or just the fact that so many more activities are available to kids and their families, today.

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Spring Crafting Fun For Kids!

Spring is here (we hope!) and the planting/flower season is just around the corner! Although we are already thinking about the fall schedule and back to school here at Fun2Raise we’ve got a few fun ideas projects your kids for spring! Mother’s day is just around the corner… maybe make one for grandma too!
 
Pinecone Bird Feed
Smear a pinecone with peanut butter, roll in birdseed and hang with a pipe cleaner! Cheap, easy and kids love to watch the birds.

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