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Our 2009 Road Trip, Part 6: How Green Was My Giant

Everybody loves advertising mascots! Granted, kids may not fully appreciate mascots trying to convince them to eat things they think are terrible. They’ll follow those characters’ extremely short cartoons, but stop short of paying attention to their endorsement. 1,571 more words


Oswald Brewing

If you drive as far south as possible without hitting Iowa, you’ll find yourself in the vicinity of Oswald Brewing. The Nordic-inspired taproom and brewery is filled with artifacts that inspire a wink of curiosity in the average drinker. 135 more words

Craft Beer

Blue Earth

The town of Blue Earth, Minnesota is the home of Green Giant vegetables… and a 55 foot statue of their namesake, the Jolly Green Giant. … 142 more words

Adventure 2017

Spending time in Fiarmont Minnesota

 Friday (7/7) was another travel day. We are not overly fond of just spending a couple nights in one spot but we knew it would be this way for a couple weeks this summer especially after we started eating up the 10 cushion days I had stuck in our travel agenda before we barely left Oregon LOL!!!   987 more words

A Little About Us

Road Side Stop: Jolly Green Giant

Ho, ho, ho…Green giant!

We did meet a friendly Minnesotan on our drive across the state.  Looking for a good place to get out and stretch, I settled on the Jolly Green Giant statue in Blue Earth, Minnesota.   234 more words

Road Trip