February 2022

“We need to remember what’s important in life: friends, waffles, work. Or waffles, friends, work. Doesn’t matter, but work is third.” —Leslie Knope, Parks and Recreation, on prioritizing the people (and food) you love

February is a time to celebrate the people and things we love. Of course, we can (and should) do that all year round—but it’s nice to have a dedicated day each February that causes us to communicate to our loved ones exactly how much they mean to us.

Back to School—February Edition

Standing out in the cold for the bus, Rebecca Peterson snapped a photo of her three kids. “It was the first day back to in-person school for all three of my kids together in 2021,” Peterson says.

Chicken Tikka Masala

Bringing a new flavor to the Edina culinary scene is long-time Indian cuisine restauranter Diljit Singh. Wanting to provide the community with authentic Indian flavors, he opened his sixth restaurant, Tamarind Indian Cuisine, in March 2020.


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putting on ice skates

This fall, I got my ice skates sharpened, then put them in the trunk of my vehicle, where they’ll stay for the entirety of the winter season. I like to have my skates always at the ready, just in case I want to stop at a local ice rink on the way home.

vegan mac-n-cheese

The vegan diet, also known as veganism, has been growing in popularity in the past several years. People have been cutting out animal products and byproducts for environmental and ethical reasons.

Molly Golden

Since 2017, Molly Golden has shared her passion for travel and lifestyle pro tips through her blog, Golden Girl Travel.

galentine's day

Galentine’s Day is a time to surround yourself with your best friends and to celebrate love—whether you’re single or not. This unofficial holiday is truly as sweet as it sounds.

You’re Sew Sweet journal bag

Online shopping has dominated the retail industry for the past few years, leading individuals to sell their personal crafts to those around the world. Edina resident and artist Holly Winje has experienced the demand firsthand.

Middle School Dance Club

Edina Public Schools recently added the Middle School Dance Club to its already robust Community Education programs. Its inaugural season wrapped up in January, with a performance at the Edina Dance Team Invitational.

Evereve flagship store

If you’ve been out and about in the 50th & France area, it’s hard not to notice a bold new navy blue façade next to Paper Source.

Cloud Cuckoo Land

Anthony Doerr is the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of All The Light We Cannot See. In his latest novel, Cloud Cuckoo Land, Doerr has intertwined the stories of Konstance, Seymour, Zeno, Anna and Omeir.

Sheet Pan Teriyaki Salmon and Vegetables

We could all use a few more back-pocket weeknight recipes, don’t you agree? Sometimes deciding what to make for dinner is the hardest decision I make all day. Sheet Pan Teriyaki Salmon and Vegetables is a super easy and flavorful weeknight dinner, all cooked on one sheet pan.


Travel is one of the greatest gifts we can give ourselves, and the benefits go well beyond taking a break from our lives. It opens us to new environments, cultures, cuisines and experiences.

Edina’s COVID Memorial

During the past two years, masks, social distancing and vaccinations have become prominent in our lives. But the strongest and most significant impact of COVID-19 is the loss of people we love—the irreplaceable friends and family members who have passed because of the virus.