Great Businesses in Ham Lake/Andover MN!

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Real Estate Agent with REMAX Results Minnesota License#90858

There are so many great businesses in the Ham Lake area but I wantMilkman in Ham Lake MN to share a few of my favorites again:

1. Countryside Milk Delivery...Yes there is a milkman in Ham Lake MN! Besides milk, there are hundreds of choices of other products like bread, eggs and popcicles! And it is wonderful to have ice cream treats delivered FROZEN in 90+ degree weather in the summer...avoiding the melty mess in my car from the store!

2. The Parlour Salon...Privately owned and expertly run, The Parlour Salon in Andover is a great place to go to be styled and pampered!

3 East Bethel Movie Theater...Stadium seating, Dolby 3-d glasses that don't give me a headache and affordable concessions. What more could you ask for?

4. Mansetti's...Whether you visit the restaurant on Hwy 65 and Constance in Ham Lake or on Broadway in Forest Lake, you will love the GREAT Pizza and don't forget to sign up for their email coupons for extra special deals!

These are only a few of my favorite businesses in the Ham Lake area...check back as I may be adding more soon!

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Teri Eckholm. REALTOR with RE/MAX Results, is a native Minnesotan who has lived and worked in the Minneapolis St Paul metro all of her life. She specializes in lakeshore homes, acreage properties and first time home buyers but assists anyone making a move in the north and east Twin Cities metro.

If you are buying, selling or relocating to Minnesota and need help from a professional REALTOR®, give Teri , a call or visit her website for a FREE Home Buyer Success Guide or FREE Home Value Report She specialize in acreage and lakeshore properties in the north and east Twin Cities metro area including Ham Lake, Lino Lakes and all communities in the Forest Lake School District! Serving Anoka, Chisago, Ramsey and Washington Counties in Minnesota.

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Mike Jones
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Whoa!  I didn't know that any milk delivery survived to the present day.  I remember as a kid that the milkman would carry the milk bottles up to the second story entrance to our home and leave them outside the door.  In the winter time, if Mom didn't get them right away, they would begin to freeze, expand, and pop the paper lid up, leaving it sitting on a 1" tower of frozen cream.  Milk wasn't pastuerized 50 years ago.

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Aug 03, 2010 11:58 AM #1
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Lenn Harley
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A MILK DELIVERY.  My goodness. 

Actually, we have a company that delivers baked goods to our area.  I don't use them but I see them drive by once a week.

 

Aug 03, 2010 03:27 PM #2
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Jane Peters
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This is going to be a great series for your consumers, Liz, from someone who knows and obviously loves the area.  Love that picture of the milk truck. 

Aug 03, 2010 04:26 PM #3
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Chris Olsen
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Hi Teri -- Wow, I thought the milkman disappeared generations ago.  Gotta love entrepreneurs!

Aug 03, 2010 04:36 PM #4
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Gary Woltal
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Teri, now the milk delivery, I really didn't expect that anywhere these days...

Aug 03, 2010 05:23 PM #5
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I used to have milk delivered to my house as well! What a great life... what a great post:)

Thanks

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Aug 03, 2010 06:24 PM #6
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Teri Eckholm
REMAX Results - White Bear Lake, MN
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Mike--I remember the milkman deliveries when I was a kid too...It is great that they do this in Ham Lake. Gary has been delivering Kemps products to us for about 10 years now...almost since we moved in. We leave a cooler out if we cant be home but haven't frozen anything in the winter...yet!

Aug 04, 2010 09:59 AM #7
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Teri Eckholm
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Lenn--Gary delivers bread and other things too...great if you don't have time to run to the store before dinner. Most things are frozen but they are adding more fresh things every day!

Aug 04, 2010 10:01 AM #8
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Teri Eckholm
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Jane--Thanks for the kudos...and I have been called many names but never Liz before! :)

Aug 04, 2010 10:01 AM #9
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Teri Eckholm
REMAX Results - White Bear Lake, MN
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Chris--Gary has been delivering milk, pizzas and ice cream to our home for about 10 years now. He is partnered with Kemps and it is a great service!

Aug 04, 2010 10:03 AM #10
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Teri Eckholm
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Gary--Hey there Gary...Yep, it is a wonderful service that you don't see in all communities!

Aug 04, 2010 10:04 AM #11
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Teri Eckholm
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Stephen--It is great when the milk comes fresh from the dairy!

Aug 04, 2010 10:05 AM #12
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Hi Teri,
The milk man is fantastic!  When I was a little girl in Sebeka MN the Schwann man used to bring ice cream.  I forgot about this wonderful memory until I read your post today.

Ham Lake sounds like a lovely place to live!  Wish I could pop in to each of these businesses!
Maya

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Teri Eckholm
REMAX Results - White Bear Lake, MN
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Maya--Where is Sebeka? I will have to google map it...must be a small town. Schwan's still delivers but we prefer Gary's service and products...smaller sizes so we don't overbuy on those ice cream treats! :)

Aug 04, 2010 07:06 PM #14
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