December 2022/January 2023

This issue is all about giving back. “At the end of the day, it’s not about what you have or even what you’ve accomplished … It’s about who you’ve lifted up, who you’ve made better. It’s about what you’ve given back.” —Denzel Washington, actor

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St. Croix Valley Magazine December 2022/January 2023

This issue marks St. Croix Valley Magazine’s last of 2022, as well as the first of 2023, and we’re ending the year on a high-note. In this issue, we’re celebrating the season of giving back and the journey to wellness.

Best of St. Croix Valley 2022 Magazine Cover

Best of St. Croix Valley 2023 Voting Guidelines

Holiday Hostess Gifts

Hostess Gift Ideas for the Holiday Season.

Swedish Meatballs

Homemade Swedish Meatballs to Bring to the Holiday Table

Friends clinking glasses in a cheers.

Festive Sips to Get Into the Holiday Spirit

Collisions of Earth and Sky Book Cover

Collisions of Earth and Sky Book Review.

Little girl photograph by Tayler Dumas Photography.

Photography Studio The Doll House Studio Gives Photographers a Space to Create. Taylors Falls photographer opens photo studio space.

Roaming Stone

Roaming Stone Sculpture Recalls A Memory of the Prairie. Belwin Conservancy’s newest art installation brings visitors closer to nature.

Ziggy's Art Bus Interior

Ziggy's Art Bus Brings Art to Everyone. Art bus promotes healing for children with life-limiting illnesses.

Twin Cities Cold Thermogenesis Group

Take the (Cold) Plunge: Benefits of Cold Water Plunging. Dip into the freezing water this winter.

Kitchen Remodel by SpaceTurtle Construction

Fresh Blue Tones Breath New Life into Kitchen Remodel Project. Remodelers create functional, modern, two-toned kitchen.

Attendees at the Starlight Snowshoeing Event

Snowshoeing Under The Stars at Saint Croix Vineyards. Saint Croix Vineyards hosts a night of fun.

Pork Chop with cheddar grits, greens, smoked applesauce and cider jus.

New Bistro Serves Up Familiar But Elevated Eats. Black Rooster Bistro serves up flare in downtown Hudson.

St. Croix Sundog

Lens on St. Croix Valley: St. Croix Sundog. Rare atmospheric phenomenon captured in Stillwater.