February/March 2022

“Every step along the way is a learning process. You take one step, and you hope that it’s the right step, and then somebody at that next step will introduce you to where you need to go for the next step. It’s a fun process.” —Brit Williams of Please & Thank You Granola Bars

After two years of writing for this magazine, I’m excited to introduce myself as the new editor of Plymouth Magazine. My story with Tiger Oak Media began in 2019 as an editorial intern for our sister titles, Lake Minnetonka Magazine and Woodbury Magazine.

Wintering Canoes - Clifton E. French Regional Park in Plymouth, MN

“After years of taking photos of my family, I started taking scenic photos again during the pandemic when I started exploring all of the wonderful parks here in Plymouth.  We moved from the Chicago area to Plymouth a fe

Brit Williams

Please & Thank You Granola Bars, locally produced in Plymouth, tackles more than just grumbly, empty stomachs. “I want to remind people the power of manners and respect,” says founder Brit Williams.

galentine's day

Celebrating love whether you’re single or not, Galentine’s Day is a time to surround yourself with the people you love. This unofficial holiday is truly as sweet as it sounds.


Walking through the front doors of ModernWell is like walking into an oasis. With bright walls, floor-to-ceiling windows, cushy couches and welcoming work desks, the space is designed for creativity.

chef Erik Skaar

After spending his childhood in Plymouth, Erik Skaar began developing his cooking style by working in some of the best kitchens across the country. In 2019, with Lake Minnetonka as a backdrop, he opened Vann restaurant in Spring Park.

Ali Van Straten and family

As a working mom, Plymouth resident Ali Van Straten found herself falling short when it came to working out and eating healthy.


The popularity of reading for pleasure is taking a dip as it becomes quicker to get entertainment from a screen than a book.

food and wine pairings

Once in a while moons align and the right wine matches with great food. I hope you enjoy some of my favorite pairings as much as I do.

holding book: When Breath Becomes Air

Razorblade Tears
by S. A. Crosby


When you open your closet door, are you excited to pick out an outfit or filled with dread because of the mess? Closets are one of the most crucial places to keep organized in your home, but they’re also one of the quickest to become cluttered due to everyday use.

Day Dream III

We are at the start of a new year and new beginnings, which is also a great time for reflection. Mary Catherine Solberg’s original work, Day Dream III, captures a calm state as the subject goes deep in her thoughts. Meditation is a practice that uses mindfulness to train your aw