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  1. I was born wanting to do things precisely. A perfectionist, detail orientated, rule follower. These characteristics, as you probably know, are a double-edged sword. I never faltered from A marks throughout all of my schooling, went on to play Division 1 golf in college, secured an elusive pharmaceutical sales position at the age of 22, and …

  2. Man’s relationship with fire is about as old as language itself. Even with a multitude of wild, raw food available, primitive humans evolved to cook food– first for caloric reasons, then for taste preference, and eventually for efficiencies. Harvard biologist Richard Wrangham believes fire fueled the human brain to adapt and develop what are now considered …

  3.  I had the pleasure of meeting Blaire Molitor and Allie Pohlad over five years ago when the concept of a fresh juice bar in Minnesota was considered a wild idea. The pair were looking for a designer to help develop the brand and packaging, so we sat down for tea to discuss their business plan and …

  4. BROUGHT TO YOU IN PARTNERSHIP WITH GODIVA. IMAGES BY 2ND TRUTH, Floral by MAVEN.   *** THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED *** It’s that time of the year that I look back, and more often than not think, how is it already the end of the year? 2017, which seemed so distant, is less than a month …

  5. This post was brought to you in partnership with TRADITIONAL MEDICINALS. IMAGES BY 2ND TRUTH There aren’t enough hours in the day. It’s been four months since the transition to “Working Mom” and while I’ve decided “having it all” is a myth, I am starting to feel like things are becoming more manageable. I’ve challenged myself to …

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  7. Brought to you in partnership with our friends KitchenAid®. Images by 2nd Truth   Weekends sure aren’t what they use to be. Sometimes I blink, it’s Sunday night, and we completed one of the fifteen items on our to do lists. What use to be dedicated to rest and relaxation has become a balancing act between the …

  8. BROUGHT TO YOU IN PARTNERSHIP WITH STARBUCKS® IMAGES BY MATT LIEN People often say, “I need to get out more.” Socializing and stepping out of your comfort zone is widely praised. But what about the time we spend being antisocial? The time we spend at home is often overlooked, mismanaged or squandered away with digital distractions. Can you remember …

  9. BROUGHT TO YOU IN PARTNERSHIP WITH Black Box Wine Images by Sarah Hrudka Welcome to the city of lakes. Up here we’re known for the amount of time we spend on/in/by the water. In fact, lake life doesn’t stop when the summer is over. We keep on boating until it’s safe to walk on the ice. …

  10. Ed. note: This post was sponsored by Werther’s. The compensation received in exchange for placement on Wit & Delight is used to purchase props, hire a photographer and videographer, write/edit the blog post and support the larger team behind Wit & Delight. While compensation was received in exchange for coverage, all thoughts and opinions are always my …

  11. There are few things more charming than a simple, beautiful cake. Maybe pie. But that’s a story for another blog post. One of my little domestic goals is to become a better baker this year and I’ve decided to start by upping my cake game. I usually stick with my go-to recipe: the Winning Hearts and Minds …

  12. Ed. note: This post was sponsored by KitchenAid®. The compensation received in exchange for placement on Wit & Delight is used to purchase props, hire a photographer and videographer, write/edit the blog post and support the larger team behind Wit & Delight. While compensation was received in exchange for coverage, all thoughts and opinions are always …

  13. Pregnancy opened up a whole new world of drinks that I never thought I’d get this excited about. I mean, if you’re going to have a fancy drink, it better have alcohol in it, right? Well, clearly I was wrong. Not only have I really enjoyed 9 months without alcohol in my system, I’ve come to …