Archive for the ‘Seasonal’ Category

What is the best truck for plowing snow?

Tuesday, January 28th, 2020
2020 Ford truck plowing snow

2020 Ford F-Series Super Duty Plowing Abilities

Clearing snow is no small task, especially when it’s winter in Minnesota. Once the snow hits the ground, hard-working individuals brave the tundra to clear snow. When taking on the task of clearing snow from roads, parking lots and driveways, it’s important to use high-quality and trustworthy equipment to make each job as safe and effortless as possible. The 2020 Ford F-Series Super Duty is a snow plowing machine when it’s equipped with the available Snow Plow Prep Package, which bumps the Super Duty’s snow play rating to 1,400 lbs. Let’s go through some of the capabilities of the 2020 Ford F-Series Super Duty with the Snow Plow Prep Package.

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How To Keep Fall Leaves Off Of Your Car and Out of Your Engine

Wednesday, November 6th, 2019
Close up of a vehicle tire on a road with fall leaves

Unless you plan to keep your car tucked safely in your garage and out of the elements, there are challenges to keeping it protected in practically every environment and season – including fall! Thanks to leaves collecting on your roof, on your hood, and even in your engine, they can have a negative impact on the health and appearance of your vehicle. Prevent damage to your exterior paint and engine systems with the following tips and tricks. (more…)

Here’s Why You Should Buy a Truck Bed Cover

Tuesday, October 15th, 2019
Red 2020 Ford F-250 Super Duty parked in a snowy wood.

A good truck owner takes care of their truck bed. A typical truck bed will take some damage in its lifetime, but we do our best to minimize that damage as much as possible. A truck bed that is full of dents and holes isn’t that appealing after all.

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Why is My Gas Mileage Lower in Winter?

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019
Ice being scraped off a windshield

Kids love the winter. Snow on the grounds means building snowmen and throwing snowballs. A lot of snow can also lead to snow days which is even better for kids. If you’re a kid, then it is hard to think of anything better than the snow.

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What are the best Father’s Day 2019 activities near Brainerd, MN?

Wednesday, June 5th, 2019
A man holds a young child as they stand before a striking mountain backdrop accentuated with rolling mist. The man is presumably the boy's father.

Top Father’s Day 2019 Events in Brainerd, MN

Father’s Day 2019 is fast approaching, and it can be hard to think of a good way to spend it. If you’re looking for something to do with dad that day, feel free to check over our list of picks for the best Father’s Day 2019 activities near Brainerd.

If all goes well, you’ll come away with a great Father’s Day plan! (more…)

What are the best activities for Mother’s Day 2019 in Brainerd, MN?

Wednesday, May 1st, 2019
A few red rises against a white wall, upon which a sign hangs that says, "Happy Mother's Day."

Mother’s Day 2019 Activities in Brainerd MN

For Mother’s Day this year, why not show mom how much she means to you by treating her to a delicious brunch? Brainerd has several cool brunch events going down for moms in 2019 and to help you find the best option, we’ve compiled our favorites here for you. (more…)

What are the best Easter 2019 events in the Brainerd MN area?

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019
An array of colored eggs and tulips lay beside a fork and knife on a white napkin. The whole selection rests on a boarded wooden surface. Light yellow text says, "Easter 2019 in Brainerd Minnesota."

Easter Events 2019 in Brainerd MN

With Easter approaching on the 21st of April, you might be looking for ideas on how to have a great celebration in honor of the only time of year that eggs and rabbits get conspicuously mixed up with Christianity.

That’s why we stepped in to help provide the ultimate Easter weekend in Brainerd via some of the local events we’re most excited for. Follow our schedule and you’ll find plenty of fun for kids, parents, and even pets! (more…)

Where are the best places to watch 2019 March Madness games in the Brainerd MN area?

Tuesday, March 12th, 2019
Basketball goes through a hoop. Text on the right says, "March Madness 2019 in Brainerd MN"

Best Brainerd Sports Bars for March Madness 2019

March is here, which means the Madness is soon to begin. No, we’re not talking about the cabin fever we get in Minnesota after being cooped up all winter- hopefully that will be abating soon! We mean the March Madness NCAA basketball tournament.

So where should you go in-and-around Brainerd to ensure a blissful game-viewing experience? Check our handy list to find out! (more…)

What are the best romantic restaurants near Brainerd MN?

Saturday, February 2nd, 2019
Close-up of romantic red rose blossoms.

Best Restaurants for a Valentine’s Dinner in the Brainerd MN Area

That very special (and by some, particularly dreaded) holiday is coming up this month. It goes by many names- the Day of Love, the Feast of Saint Valentine, the Celebration of Affection, the big 2/14- but to most (okay, pretty much all) of us, it’s simply called Valentines Day.

We all want to give the perfect day to our special someone, but it can be awfully hard to decide what to do. Well, to give you a hand, we picked out five of the best restaurants for a romantic date in the Brainerd MN area. We hope this list can at least help you get a start on planning that perfect day. And hey, if it doesn’t end up perfect, no worries- that’s life. (more…)

Get Your Perfect Holiday Tree in North Central Minnesota

Friday, November 30th, 2018
child embracing a Christmas tree

The days are turning colder, and nights are getting longer. That means it’s the perfect time to find your Christmas tree before the holidays are upon us! While winter days can be spent in fun activities like snowmobiling, there’s nothing quite as cozy as curling up with some hot chocolate and seeing the lights flicker on a beautiful tree. So where are the best Christmas tree farms near Brainerd MN? We have a list of some top choices below! (more…)