Today, Easter bonnets in the U.S. are rare. But historic photos of children wearing the excessive hats can be quite amusing.
Then & Now
“Trick or treat, give me something good to eat.” This simple rhyme is repeated by costumed children every Halloween as a method to receive a sugary treat.
Most schoolhouses in the late 1800s and early 1900s had their own rules based on need and what was acceptable for the community. A crack on the knuckles with a ruler was acceptable, as was a student forced to wear a dunce cap.
Lake Waconia has attracted people to its shores for thousands of years. The Dakota named the lake “Meday Wa Ko Ni Ya,” meaning “Lake of the Fountain” or “Lake of the Spring.” With the signing of the Travers de Sioux treaty in 1851, the area around the lake opened for settlers. The immigrants ga
The name Hazeltine has become synonymous with the Hazeltine National Golf Club, Chaska. The golf course was named after its most charming feature, Lake Hazeltine. All this prompts the obvious question, “Who or what is Hazeltine?”
There are few things in life that can beat the smell of freshly-baked bread—nothing that is, except for the taste of freshly-baked bread.
Visiting a health spa is not a new concept.
Rita Andrescik has been wowing them ever since kindergarten. “I would sing anytime someone would listen,” she says. “Music has been my whole life. I can’t remember when it wasn’t.”
Customs vary, but today, white, off white and ivory remain the most popular, traditional bridal colors in the United States. However, these hues weren’t always the color of choice.
Imagine an airplane without an electrical system flying through the sky. This same fabric-covered aircraft has no radios or lights and needs a ground crew to help start it.