I’m sure we all know a family member, friend, or a friend-of-a-friend who has their own business. The whole ‘shop local’ and ‘shop small’ trends are becoming more and more popular which means more and more people are taking the leap and building a business for themselves. One thing I often hear is that a… Continue reading How to Support a Small Business
Well, here we are again! Another month has passed us by and summer is basically half way through. Sorry, to burst that bubble summer lovers but honestly I for one cannot wait for Fall. I’ve never been ashamed of my Basic White Girl tendencies and it’s just been so humid lately that I’m dying for… Continue reading Shop Small Saturday
And just like that we’re already through the month of June and half of the year is complete! How crazy is that!? When I think about Christmas 2017, it doesn’t seem like it was SIX months ago! I swear it was just a month or two ago that I was finishing wrapping up all the… Continue reading Saturday Business Share!
As some of you may know, a few months ago I was approached by the owner of The Maker’s Hub of Durham and asked if I would come on board as a guest author; writing the newsletters as well as publishing posts for the blog portion of the website. This was a huge honour for… Continue reading Taking a Leap And Becoming a Maker
Boy oh boy! I wasn’t sure I was actually going to be able to find the time to get my monthly Small Business Saturday May addition published because we have been so busy this month! Whether it was appointments, play dates, other blog post deadlines; I’ve just been feeling a little swamped lately. I can’t… Continue reading Saturday Shop Share
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
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