Andrea Lahouze

A Minnesota native and graduate of Washington University in St. Louis, associate editor Andrea Lahouze puts her English Lit degree to work writing and editing Special Sections for Mpls.St.Paul Magazine, and writing for MSP-C’s Blueprint and JuiceBox blogs. She lives in Hopkins with her husband, daughter, and two basset hounds. When she’s not wordsmithing, you can find Andrea volunteering for Secondhand Hounds Animal Rescue, walking her hounds, catching a Twins game with her husband, chasing after her daughter at the Minnesota Zoo, or savoring a chai tea latte. She has also been known to eat all the garlic toasts at Murray’s.
kiddywampus paint throwing hopkins mn
Pint-Sized Jackson Pollocks

At the new Kiddywampus in Hopkins, children can unleash their abstract expressionist tendencies while remaining (mostly) paint-free.


Severs Corn Maze Shakopee Minnesota
JuiceBox Sip of the Weekend Sept. 12-14

Weekend family fun in the Twin Cities: A corn maze, paint throwing, penguins, and music al fresco.


The Nic on Fifth in downtown Minneapolis | Photo by Caitlin Abrams
First Look: The Nic on Fifth

The newest Minneapolis skyline addition continues the Twin Cities’ luxury apartment craze.


11 Women's Health Myths
11 Women's Health Myths to Stop Believing

Cease your Googling and learn the truth about our most common health misconceptions, straight from the docs.


Minnesota Renaissance Festival Mermaid
JuiceBox Sip of the Weekend Aug. 30—Sept. 1

Five swell bets for kid-friendly fun this Labor Day weekend. Mermaids, flying pups, and time machines await.


Oh Baby Wayzata Minnesota
Oh Baby! Opening in Wayzata (Again)

Three years after closing its Wayzata store, Oh Baby! and its whimsical, handcrafted duds return to the lakefront shopping district.


Uptown Art Fair Minneapolis Minnesota
JuiceBox Sip of the Weekend August 1-3

Let the children channel their inner Picasso at 5 artsy-craftsy events happening this weekend.


I Heart MN Booties Cade and Co CC and Mays Minnetonka
MN Love Warms Tiny Toes

The fer-cutest little booties we ever did see.


Minneapolis Aquatennial Target Fireworks
JuiceBox Sip of the Weekend July 25-27

Your guide to free and awesome family fun in the Twin Cities this weekend. Fireworks season isn't over yet.


Love Your Melon Childrens Hospital Los Angeles
Hometown (Super) Heroes

Founded by University of St. Thomas students, Love Your Melon delivers hats and smiles to kids battling cancer across America.


Pan O Prog Kiddie Parade Lakeville Minnesota
JuiceBox Sip of the Weekend July 12-13

Bring the kids! Your best bets for family fun this weekend.


Straw Bale Garden Cabbage
Straw Bale Gardening

Cheaper, faster, and weed-free gardening. Your thumb is about to get greener.


Painting with Feet Open Field Walker Art Center Minneapolis
Painting With Our Feet

The Walker Art Center’s Open Field connects kids (and kids at heart) with art and the outdoors.


Minneapolis Pops Orchestra Lake Harriet Bandshell
JuiceBox Sip of the Weekend June 28-29

It's summer in the Cities! Five fantastic ways to get outside with your family this weekend.


Represent MN onesie CC & Mays Minnetonka
Home State Pride for the Pint-Sized

“Represent MN” onesies arrive at CC & Mays.


Minnesota Twins ABC 101 board books Pacifier Minneapolis
Review: Minnesota Twins Board Books

It’s baseball culture and ABCs for our youngest Minnesota Twins fans. H is for Homer Hanky.


Poppy Drops Temporary Tattoo Earrings
That Was Easy: Poppy Drops Earrings

She wants to wear “grown-up” earrings. You’re having parent-panic about piercing her ears. Here’s your win-win solution.


Father's Day Haiku
Slideshow: Father's Day Haikus

Five Father's Day haikus, from the desks of our editors.


Midsommar Celebration American Swedish Institute Minneapolis
JuiceBox Sip of the Weekend June 14-15

It’s Friday’s Eve. Here are five awesome ways to entertain the children this weekend.


Grand Old Day Grand Avenue St. Paul Minnesota
JuiceBox Sip of the Weekend May 31 – June 1

Four sweet ways to get outside with the kiddos this weekend.


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