Weekend Grilling Recipe


Enjoy the great weather this weekend by spending some family time outdoors and grilling up this great recipe. Grilled Chicken Breasts with Spicy Peach Glaze Ingredients 2 cups peach preserves or jam 3 tablespoons olive oil, plus more for brushing 2 tablespoons soy sauce 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 1 tablespoon finely chopped garlic 1 small jalapeno, finely chopped Kosher salt … Read More

Beat the heat with these refreshing takes on recipes!


Carrot, Date & Feta Salad Ingredients 3 medium carrots 2 tablespoons roughly chopped fresh cilantro 1 1/2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 teaspoons honey Kosher salt Juice of 1 lime 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese 2 tablespoons chopped toasted almonds 2 tablespoons finely chopped dates Directions Thinly slice the carrots into ribbons using a vegetable peeler or mandolin, including any … Read More

~ Fourth of July Goodies ~

Still not sure what to make for your Fourth of July weekend. Here our some yummy ideas we found to help you out!   Grilled Pork Tenderloin w/ Corn on the Cob Click here for recipe Red, White and Blueberry ColeslawClick here for recipe   Drumsticks w/ Biscuits and Tomato Jam Click here for recipe   Baked Potato Salad Click here for recipe   Easy … Read More

Meet Judy!


Meet Judy Born in Alberta, Minnesota, Judy grew up on her parent’s farm with her three younger sisters. They grew crops and raised cows, pigs and chickens. Judy graduated from Alberta High School and went on for two years of college in Moorhead for teaching. After college she taught fourth grade for about three years in Herman, which she absolutely … Read More

Meet Delores!


Meet Delores Delores is a charismatic, people person. Growing up in a large family of eight kids, she learned to enjoy the company of others. Her dad was a carpenter and her mom had all kinds of jobs. She certainly had great role models and got her stellar work ethic from her wonderful parents. She grew up in the small … Read More

Brave Care Manager Shares Viewpoints at Leading Age Conference


by: Barb Rebischke Tanya Schleeter, Care Manager at the Cottages, faced her fear of being in front of hundreds of people to share her viewpoints at the May 25th, Leading Age, Workforce Solutions Conference at River’s Edge Convention Center.  Leading Age of Minnesota hosted a Statewide Workforce Conference for Administrator’s, Directors of Nursing, and Human Resource staff to talk about … Read More

Meet Ethel


Meet Ethel Ethel, along with two younger brothers, grew up on a farm in the small town of Rapidan, Minnesota. She attended school there until grade nine when she dropped out to stay home and help her mother who’d fallen ill. At the age of sixteen the family moved to Wadena where two years later Ethel met the love of … Read More

Meet Alta


Meet Alta Alta grew up in a big family in Cohasset, Minnesota. The second oldest of ten kids, she is no stranger to hard work or taking care of others. Although she says she didn’t mind it at all. She helped her mom take care of her younger siblings, cleaned and ironed the “crunchy” laundry after being dried on the … Read More

Meet Al!


Meet Al Born in 1919 in Bertha, Minnesota, Al had some change of scenery, moving from Verndale to Minneapolis and finally settling in the Saint Cloud area when he was about two years old. His dad was a barber who worked in a shop, in downtown Saint Cloud, until he was 95. His mom was a teacher in Verndale until … Read More

Meet Sandy


Meet Sandy   Sandy was the youngest of five children and grew up in Minneapolis. Her mom worked for Honeywell and her dad was a street sweeper for the City of Minneapolis.  She graduated from Patrick Henry High School. She worked for Hayes Potato Farm sorting potatoes for two weeks before landing a job for Court Administration for Sherburne County. … Read More