Sep 10 2010

This just in from the Great State of Minnesota!

The City of Eden Prairie is looking forward to Sunbonnet Day, an autumn festival.

Sunbonnet Day this Saturday

September 10, 2010 – 11:22am


Mikaylie Sosnowski poses next to the Dorenkemper House during last year’s Sunbonnet Day. Tours of the house will be offered again during this year’s Sunbonnet Day, which runs from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, at the Riley-Jacques Farmstead, 9100 Riley Lake Road.

The event features music, pony rides and barnyard animals, spinning demonstrations, storytelling, games, a farmer’s market, horse drawn wagon rides and more.
– Photo by Karla Wennerstrom


What a nice day Saturday, September 11, 2010, will be in Eden Prairie, MN

And isn’t that name just lovely? Eden Prairie? I feel so calm…

The City of Eden Priairie, MN has been recognized as a great place to live and raise a family and is currently listed as one of MONEY Magazine’s “Best Places to Live” in America. Eden Prairie is home to the Minnesota Vikings. If this slant on fresh air, good living and football appeals to you, go here to find more information.

UPDATE: If you didn’t make it over to the Dorenkemper House for Saturday’s Sunbonnet Day, click play:

What a fun, sunny day to enjoy history and heritage.
This video made me want to hitch up the wagon
and head west!

Easy to wear prairie dresses allow plenty of room for play.

If you know of a special someone who would love to dress in a prairie dress and sunbonnet, here are some pleasing options that can be previewed by hovering your mouse over Child’s Prairie Dress & Pinafore Pattern.

A BIG, “Hello!” to Eden Prairie, Minnesota from


Minnesota is the North Star State.

State Capital is St. Paul

State Flower is the Pink & White Lady’s Slipper
State Tree is the Norway Pine
State Bird is the Common Loon
For books on Minnesota QUILTS click this link.
For information on Minnesota QUILT GUILDS click here.

For Tourist Information, call (800) 657-3700 or (800) 328-1461

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