Entries by Kersten Moe

Backyard BBQ (part 2)

Sides, Mains & Dessert As we mentioned in part 1 of this post, nothing says summer more to us than a little Backyard BBQ with our friends and family. We love a good game of cornhole or horseshoes, a cold beverage and some yummy food to go along with it. Our least favorite part of […]

Backyard BBQ (part 1)

Drinks + Starters Nothing says summer to us like a good ‘ole fashioned Backyard BBQ. We jump at the chance to have friends and family gather together, enjoy a game of cornhole, a cold libation and some tasty dishes (Okay…maybe the only thing better than that is not having to cook all the food)! Luckily, […]

Tommy Bahama Partnership

  Tommy Bahama Making Life One Long Weekend at a Time Tommy Bahama, the iconic menswear known for loose-fitting silks and island-inspired graphics, and Traditions have a few commonalities, and can add one more to the list—our partnership with the Tommy Bahama store in the Mall of America! Believe it or not, the brand of Tommy […]

The Lynhall

The Lynhall “Wisdom not silver; knowledge rather than gold” Aside from furniture and turning houses into beautiful homes, something we are fond of is testing out the new food spots in town! Now, we aren’t trained critics here, but we like good food and praising it! Last week we had the pleasure of trying The Lynhall. […]

Celebrating 30 Years!

Join us in celebrating 30 years of business! Forget a week, we’re celebrating for the entire month of May! Our story began in 1987, in a 1,500 sq. ft storefront on the corner of Selby and Dale in St. Paul, MN. Due in large part to you, our customers, we’re still adding to the chapters […]


701 Summit Avenue

701 Summit Avenue Influenced by the romanticism of classical European architecture, well-known Minnesota architect Clarence Johnston left his mark on St. Paul in the late 1800s. This house, built in 1898, was a true masterpiece and was recently restored by Robert Glynn of Spara Realty. With the help of Stacey Johnson, a local real estate […]

Favorite Things – Christmas 2016

This time of year can be chaotic for many. It’s nice to be reminded about our favorite things during the most stressful times. Suzanne is loving her newlywed son and daughter in law. Spending the holidays with them has been so much fun!! Kersten loves enjoying sunsets on the beach with her family. Though she […]

Traditions Dinner Club – Mo. 2

Italian Eatery, ie Our second dinner was a huge success. Italian Eatery, ie, is truly one of a kind. They have thought of everything and even offer an assortment of blankets for those who may be chilly while sitting outside on the patio. The decor was trendy, industrial and conducive to long conversation and intimate […]


High Point Market Recap – Fall 2016

Were we right in our predictions? Fall High Point Market 2016 was a smashing hit! We definitely noticed quite a few anticipated trends, but also saw an equal number of unexpected! Texture: Texture was everywhere—and we mean everywhere: Rugs, pillows, throw blankets, ottomans, sofas and even  new, fun fabrics. Magnolia Home, a brand made popular […]


Market Preview – High Point 2016

Sneak Peek of Fall 2016 Market Market Forecast At Traditions, we are constantly drawn to items with a unique and updated spin on what was once deemed classic traditional. As we get closer to the Fall High Point Market, we are excited to see how the latest trends translate into the furniture world and what […]