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2018 Middlemoon Creekwalk Wrap-up - Complete with Thank Yous & Photos!

Posted on March 28, 2018 by Jennifer Shea Hedberg | 6 Comments

The Middlemoon Creekwalk is a community ice luminary event. Why do we do it?We are very thankful for the neighborhood in which we live and the Creekwalk is our way of saying "thanks". Seeing young and old bundled up with cheerful smiles is always heartwarming and makes it all worthwhile. After a long winter, its wonderful to gather in a simple beautiful place and reconnect--I know Tom and I love that neighbors (as well as those who drove a little farther) have a chance to meet other people with kindred spirits. We also love running into friends of ours that make the effort to support our endeavor. It's now our favorite part of winter.

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Middlemoon Creekwalk 2018!

Posted on February 18, 2018 by Jennifer Shea Hedberg | 1 Comment

Wintercrafters and Ice Lantern Lovers who live near the Twin Cities in Minnesota, USA, or aspire to travel to here soon, we are over the moon to announce the Middlemoon Creekwalk will be from Thursday, February 22nd - Saturday, February 24th, 2018.

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Embracing Winter in the North Country

Posted on January 19, 2018 by Tom Hedberg | 1 Comment

The Staff Iceologist, Tom Hedberg, has hijacked my blog to wax poetic about Minnesota's love affair with WINTER, luminary events in the Twin Cities, the Minnesota Vikings, and the Super Bowl LII in 2018 . . .

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Now you see it, now you don't . . .

Posted on January 19, 2018 by Jennifer Shea Hedberg | 0 Comments

Balloon quality is of utmost importance to us at Wintercraft, so when we noticed a problem, we decided to make a change! 

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It's starting to feel a lot like Winter, this year!

Posted on December 08, 2017 by Jennifer Shea Hedberg | 0 Comments

How do the people above the arctic circle stay sane during winter? They don't think there's a problem. They look forward to winter for all the benefits that it can bring:

1. Fun stuff!—This list is long, so I will truncate it by saying anything you can do in snow!!! This, of course, includes making Globe Ice Lanterns and any other ice creation you can dream up . . .

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Hack Em' Off for Warmth

Posted on December 08, 2017 by Jennifer Shea Hedberg | 0 Comments

Looking for a simple life HACK to make your winter life a little warmer? Read on . . .

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Wintercraft Photo Contest 2017 Winners!

Posted on October 27, 2017 by Jennifer Shea Hedberg | 1 Comment

The Creativity Award for the 2017 Wintercraft Annual Photo Contest goes to . . .

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