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Making Merry: Black Hills Woodworks

Making Merry: Black Hills Woodworks

By Denise DePaolo Images by Elizabeth Lucille Photography Black Hills Woodworks owner Adam Horton was never interested in shop class, which makes his new venture as surprising to him as anyone. But after 8 years in the Navy, and some …

Making Merry: Oh Geez! Design

Making Merry: Oh Geez! Design

By Denise DePaolo Images by Elizabeth Lucille Photograpy The Black Hills are Becky Tomac’s muse. The deep green forests, towering peaks, and vast scenic canyons help the Sturgis-based graphic designer and owner of Oh Geez! Design clear her head and …

A Sonic Summit

A Sonic Summit

By Denise DePaolo Images by Elizabeth Lucille Photography Sidney Bazemore believes we’re all born with music. He also hates to be pigeonholed. This might explain the structure of Man on a Mountain Productions. The company, which started as a tiny …

Taste of Sarcasm: The Sled Haus

Taste of Sarcasm: The Sled Haus

By Denise DePaolo Images by Elizabeth Lucille Photography The Sled Haus has been on my radar for several months, and I finally got there on the day that the season’s first snowflakes drifted from the sky. The Lead eatery’s façade …

At Home with Robb and Mary Schlimgen

At Home with Robb and Mary Schlimgen

By Denise DePaolo Images by Elizabeth Lucille Photography The moment Sioux Falls natives Robb and Mary Schlimgen laid eyes on the 1930s Cape Cod in the iconic McKennan Park neighborhood, they knew it was for them. “We put an offer …

To Be a Fly on Our Wall

To Be a Fly on Our Wall

By Tracy Kirby Image by Crista Ballard Photography  I’ve always thought it quite odd whenever I have heard someone say “If only I could be a fly on the wall …” This particular turn of phrase usually means the speaker …

Shopping without Walls

Shopping without Walls

Submitted Images Marketing agency Fresh Produce is inviting the public to shop small – really small – this holiday season. For the fifth year, the business is hosting Kiosk Thursday in its downtown Sioux Falls office. Fresh Produce’s Ted Heeren …

Taste of Sarcasm: Ass’ociates

Taste of Sarcasm: Ass’ociates

By Denise DePaolo As a former east-sider, I was a regular at The Attic Bar and Grill when it first opened. Since moving to west Sioux Falls, I have definitely missed the spinach dip, burgers, and homemade barbecue sauce. So …

At Home with Sandi Vojta and Matt Keck

At Home with Sandi Vojta and Matt Keck

By Denise DePaolo Images by Emily Swan Photography Matt Keck and Sandi Vojta like to keep things simple. They like quality, craftsmanship, and clean lines. That’s why they are so happy in their new home on Rapid City’s West Boulevard. …

The Real Deal: Kirsten Gjesdal

The Real Deal: Kirsten Gjesdal

By Natalie Slieter Kirsten Gjesdal has always loved food. As owner of The Carrot Seed Kitchen Co., she’s able to share that passion through her inventory, cooking classes, and everyday conversations with customers.  First, what is The Carrot Seed Kitchen …