We think a truly great partner is one of the biggest multipliers you can have in ANY area of your life.
That’s why Our First Drink is all about giving you the tools to recognize that person when you meet them and to keep that relationship healthy long into the future.
Hi! We’re Josh and Stasia Haroldson.
After meeting in college at Iowa State we’ve been fortunate to watch our relationship grow-up as a part of our lives. In the last ten years we’ve moved in together, gotten married, been without a job, and gone on too many other adventures to count.
But through it all we’ve constantly talked about what matters to us, what we don’t want, and general how we can help each other be the best versions of ourselves. And now, we’re sharing those conversations and the lessons we’ve learned with you.
On The Our First Drink Podcast we share the stories behind the most interesting, creative, and entrepreneurial couples that were lucky enough to find each other and are doing great things together.
Always starting with one simple question, “What was your first drink together?”, we then dig into what makes their relationship work by asking a few insightful questions that will have you thinking about what they mean for your own relationships.
Past guests have included everyone from our best friends, to couples in business together, to a couple that met on eHarmony, and others that have quite their jobs and taken their marriage on the road.
Our goal is to show that relationships and marriages don’t (and shouldn’t) all look the same. The only constant is that your relationship should be the best thing that’s ever happened to your life.
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The Sunday Coffee Klatch
Beyond the podcast we also publish the Sunday Coffee Klatch Sunday Coffee Klatch which is a bi-weekly newsletter where Stasia and share our unique perspectives on one relationship question.
Sometimes silly, sometimes serious(-ish), we’ll always promise to be honest and give you something interest to chat about in your own life.
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About Josh and Stasia Haroldson
Our First Drink was started by the husband and wife team of Josh Haroldson and Stasia Haroldson with additional support from their cat, Basil.
Send us an email using hello AT ourfirstdrink DOT com.
Stasia Haroldson is a CPA by day, podcast host by night, and cat-enthusiast always. She is a proud ISU Cyclone who has a natural talent for making people feel comfortable and keeping the laughter going.
Without her, Josh wouldn’t have accomplished anything he lists below in his bio (Ed Note by Josh: This is 100% true).
Josh Haroldson is an engineer-turned-creative who specializes in telling great stories through photography, process design, and copywriting. His photography and story-telling have been featured by Food and Wine, Hipcamp, Mosey, Map, Lanona Shoe Co., and even as an album cover for the band Son’s of Bill.
He has also been honored to be named an Instagram Suggested User.
Josh lives with his wife Stasia and their cat Basil in Madison, WI where he loves getting outside and a good single malt. Like his wife Stasia he graduated from Iowa State University and is a proud Cyclone.