In the Making: Dustin Klein and Ellie Lum of Klum House

“to make” – construct; create; put parts together to form something; cause something to exist. In theory, we all make things everyday. But think about the last time you truly made something – with your mind, with your hands, with your heart. Maybe you cooked dinner from scratch, designed your own garden, built a table, or … Continue reading In the Making: Dustin Klein and Ellie Lum of Klum House

Pouring Your Heart Into It: Chelsea Arvesen of Bridge Nine Candles

The Whole Ball of Wax According to the National Candle Association, candles illuminate 7 out of 10 households to add light, warmth, relieve stress and set the mood. Doesn’t it make you wonder what’s going on in those other 3 homes? The warm glow from candles has been used to light the way for the … Continue reading Pouring Your Heart Into It: Chelsea Arvesen of Bridge Nine Candles

The Secret Ingredient: Lisa Schroeder of Mother’s Bistro & Bar

“I don’t know what it is about food your mother makes for you, especially when it’s something that anyone can make – pancakes, meat loaf, tuna salad – but it carries a certain taste of memory.” – Mitch Albom Madre, mum, mere, mutter, mother. No matter what language, the word mother has always been a … Continue reading The Secret Ingredient: Lisa Schroeder of Mother’s Bistro & Bar