Freckles and Cheeks Partners with Durham Region Makers is a community made up of strong women and men coming together to support and empower one another. Through this community we build connections and form bonds that can blossom into both long-lasting friendships and business relationships. When The Maker’s Hub opened its doors back in October… Continue reading Freckles and Cheeks in Partnership with The Maker’s Hub of Durham
For real though, what is going on with this weather!? I swear we’ve been sent back to November and we should all be gearing up for the holiday hoopla again! I’m so tired of the cold and ice and snow and ridiculousness that has been our first few weeks of spring but one thing I’m… Continue reading Small Business Love
Who is your support person? This is mine. Right there in that picture above. The father to my two beautiful babies. The best friend I walk through this crazy thing called life with. The person who I rely on for so many, many things. He’s my person and I don’t think he ever gets enough… Continue reading Support Person
Well another small business Saturday is upon us and this month’s features are those who are going to be at a local vendor show on Sunday! I think it’s so cool to see just how big these artisan, handmade vendor shows are becoming! It seems like more and more people are jumping onto the small… Continue reading Saturday Shop Share!
Hard to believe yet another month has gone by already! I feel like winter has just been dragging and dragging so I’m so looking forward to spring; the warmer weather, birds chirping, spring blooms… I just can’t wait! All this snow and cold has been getting me so down lately that I need something to… Continue reading Small Business Saturday!
Raise your hand if you shopped small over the holiday season. I know you can’t actually see me but I’m waving both hands vigorously in the air. I purchased several items for various family members from some of my favourite small business over Christmas and my goal for this year is to try and continue… Continue reading Small Shop Saturday
It’s still acceptable to post your New Year’s Resolutions a week after New Year’s right?… I’m not one to really make resolutions for myself every year because let’s face it, by the end of January the vast majority of people have already broken or forgotten about the things they wanted to do or change about… Continue reading New Year’s Resolutions
Thanks to maternity leave with Nate, three years ago I discovered another side to Instagram, one that I never knew existed before; the small business side. This was a world full of small, online shops who were using Instagram as a means to sell their local, handmade items ranging from baby accessories, to beauty products,… Continue reading Shopping Small/ Shopping Local
It’s been almost a full week since we had to say good-bye to our beloved Stella. This whole experience has been the hardest thing Kurt and I have ever gone through together. And even though it was the best decision we could make for her, it doesn’t make it any easier on us. Stella was… Continue reading Stella
So, I’m what you would call a #basicwhitegirl when it comes to Fall. I am most definitely the stereotypical girl who lives for sweater weather, chunky plaid blanket scarves, adorable boots, and pumpkin spice everything! I can’t help it. It’s in my blood. I was born a September baby and Autumn has always had a… Continue reading Oh Fall, Where Are You?