Leah Tennefos

Leah is a true Midwesterner: born in Minnesota, educated at the University of North Dakota, and living in Fargo since 2009. She has a degree in English and spent years working as a paralegal. Leah is now a stay-at-home mom to two boys, Andrew and Sammy. She spends her free time reading, traveling, and getting a good workout in. She loves learning, music, art, coffee, the oxford comma, and is continually pursuing the elusive goal of having an organized home.

Valentine’s Day Treats & Specials in Fargo-Moorhead

Looking for fun ways to celebrate Valentine's Day with your significant other and kids? Events are a bit limited this year, but there are tons of fun options, particularly for dessert, in our area! Valentine's...

Frostival & Polar Fest 2021: Fun Outdoor Activities to Enjoy Winter!

  Sometimes it can be hard to get outside in winter when the temperatures are dropping and the wind is whipping. But the benefits of getting outside, including lifting your mood, getting vitamin D, and...
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Fargo Mom Favorites: Holiday Books

Here are some of our favorite books that capture the magic of the holiday season. These are great books to gift or to read curled up by a cozy fire with hot chocolate. The Classics Some...

Fargo Mom Favorites: Christmas Cookie Recipes

Holiday baking season is upon us! Here are some holiday and Christmas cookie recipes that are great for a cookie exchange, for friends, family, co-workers, or to just eat yourself! These are some of our...
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Non-Profit Spotlight on Haley’s Hope: Understanding Dyslexia

As parents, we do whatever we can to help our children. But what happens when we can't find the answers? Where do we turn when things aren't working?  This was the challenge faced by Kari...

Fargo Moms to Know: Meet Justine Evanson!

  Welcome to our series called Fargo Moms to Know! We will feature moms right here in our local community to highlight the wonderful things they are doing as mothers, business owners, community members, and friends. If...

Where to See Santa: In Person & Online

NOTE: Please visit each event link/page to see COVID-19 guidelines. Each event is subject to cancellation, as determined by the organizer.  If a yearly visit to Santa is a must-do for your family, see the...
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Guide to Holiday Events & Markets in Fargo

NOTE: Please visit each event link/page to see COVID-19 guidelines. Each event is subject to cancellation, as determined by the organizer.  Looking for some festive fun in the Fargo-Moorhead area? This Guide to Holiday Events...
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Non-Profit Spotlight: Box of Balloons

Our non-profit spotlight of the month is Box of Balloons! Box of Balloons is a non-profit that provides birthday parties for children in Fargo and Moorhead who might not otherwise have one. Some families have...
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Fargo Mom Reads: October Book Recommendations

Here are some book recommendations from what we have been reading this month! The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion Written after the death of her beloved husband of 40 years, this captivating book is...
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