October/November 2022

In this issue, we’re celebrating home. “We shape our homes and then our homes shape us.” —Winston Churchill

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Grilled chicken breasts.

Go-To Grill Mixes. You Go, Grill!

The Zombie Cocktail with ignited 151 rum on a table decorated for Halloween.

Frightfully Good Halloween Cocktails. Get in the Halloween spirit with these Halloween spirits.

'Osceola Bridge' by Sarah Lilja.

Lens on St. Croix Valley: Osceola Bridge. Photographer captures the beauty of the St. Croix Valley.

Wall mural at The Wild Hare restaurant.

Restauranteur Behind The Wild Hare Discusses Inspiration. Dariush Moslemi infuses his food with memories from another decade.

A group of kids in colorful Halloween costumes.

Halloween in Hudson. Join the Rotary Club of Hudson for the annual Halloween Day Parade.

Dining room featuring a gray wall mural.

Coastal Condo Created by Julian Design. Julian Design transforms a riverside cabin condo.

Mike Funk portrait.

Meet New Stillwater Superintendent Mike Funk. “Expect the best. We want the best experience for everybody associated with Stillwater schools.” —Mike Funk, Stillwater Area Public Schools superintendent

Fiona Wallace baking in the kitchen.

Pumpkin and Pearl Baked Goods Spreads the Love. Twelve-year-old baker delivers homemade goods to Stillwater and beyond.

'The Winners' book cover.

'The Winners' Book Review.

Family out on a fall walk.

Favorite Hikes Around St. Croix Valley. Hidden Gems.

St. Croix Valley Magazine October/November 2022

I’ll be the first to admit it—I’m a fan of pumpkin spice. Yes, that includes the infamous pumpkin spice latte, pumpkin bread, pumpkin muffins … You name it, I’ll enjoy it. I also adore going to the pumpkin patch each year and carving (or painting) jack-o’-lanterns. And, that’s my favorite thing about October; the overwhelming amount of pumpkin-infused products and happenings ...