Leanna and Kurt met in Northern Wisconsin back in 1991 and soon became high school sweethearts. Kurt, a Wisconsin native, moved to St. Louis to rehab historic buildings, and Leanna born in Holmes County Ohio, went on to Napa Valley to study wine and culinary arts. After training for several years, the couple reunited in St. Louis to combined their strengths and passions, and open The BitterSweet Bakery. Both have many interests, she enjoys sailing while he prefers his speed boat, she skis and he snowboards, she gardens and he rides his dirt bike. However, both love their dog Marti and are looking forward to the birth of their daughter in February.