Five Favorites: December 2020 & January 2021

I skipped December because it was like, a hellishly busy month. And now that January has passed, I can say retrospectively: it was a hellishly busy month. Jake and I are currently in the throes of the shop buildout (if you're new here, we're opening a tiny tiny coffee shop inside of Jake's specialty coffee [...]

A Christmas/Holiday Spotify Playlist You Aren’t Sick Of Hearing (Yet)

A Christmas/Holiday Spotify Playlist You Aren’t Sick Of Hearing (Yet)

Hi, all! And happy holidays! I created a fuzzy fall feelings playlist a few months ago and a lot of y'all loved it. So here I am, doing it again. I used to work in retail, and the playlists around the holidays were all bubblegum pop mixed in with some of the classic crooners we [...]

13 Women-Owned Independent Shops to Buy From This Holiday Season

13 Women-Owned Independent Shops to Buy From This Holiday Season

If you're anything like me, the holidays are a grab-bag of different stressors, feelings, and plans. "Let's spend X number of days with my family, and X number of days with your family," "So-and-so wants to meet up with us when we're back home for Christmas," "Let's do thanksgiving in a new place this year," [...]