Natalie Karels knows what it’s like to uproot and call somewhere new “home.”
After moving to Windom last year, Karels started a home-based baking business this past summer called “Sweet Home, Windom”.
The business boasts no storefront. Instead, as a Minnesota licensed cottage food producer, Sweet Home offers from-scratch treats made right from Karels’ kitchen.
For her, baking has provided opportunities for unexpected camaraderie while changing jobs and starting a family. She and her husband, Brandon Karels, D.D.S., moved to Windom to take over Dr. Gary P. Nelson’s dental practice, now Windom Family Dentistry.
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