December 2017 Edina Magazine

There’s a little something for everyone in each issue of Edina Magazine. This month bakers, pet lovers, art lovers and holiday shoppers are going to love what’s in store.

Our cover art features edible architecture from Sweet Retreat Bakery, photo by Tate Carlson

This month, Ann Platt, owner of Pets Are Inn, shares some seasonal safety tips for your pets.


The holiday season provides an endless stream of reasons to dress up—black tie galas, fundraisers, cocktail parties, office events and more.
Imagine you’re strolling through Chelsea Market in New York City. The twinkling lights, the towering Christmas trees, the hustle and bustle of holiday shoppers.
When Edina city clerk Deb Mangen first started working in city government 39 years ago, everyone in her office still used typewriters.
Rachel Peterson, former director of Norway House in Minneapolis, lived in Norway for almost 10 years.
Sometimes your favorite home décor items are those made especially for you. Things with a terrific backstory can provide the most lasting interest and joy.
Think back to your childhood. What did you want to be when you grew up? Brek Perry wanted to be an engineer.
The years between 18 and 24 are filled with challenges and hard choices. A lot of people struggle as they take steps into adulthood.
I was close to five when I got my first board game.
“At my core I am a storyteller,” says writer, producer and director Maribeth Romslo. This storyteller and Edina resident has created an impressive body of work.
A recent online article highlighted the renewed popularity of cursive writing.
The holiday season is a time for tradition. Some traditions are adapted from those fun things we see others do that we want to include in our own festivities.
The players are ready. The stands are packed. And Braemar Arena pulses with excitement.
Since 2014, CoV has been serving the Lake Minnetonka crowd delicious eats from a charming, coastal-inspired wharf in Wayzata.