Saratoga Garlic

I love garlic. It is one ingredient I almost always cook with and incorporate into recipes. This next company was created by a Saratoga Springs family on their 10-acre garlic farm, where they grow, harvest, develop and make their famous garlic based products. You can find their delicious aioli’s and pickled garlic at various retailContinue reading “Saratoga Garlic”

Small Business Spotlight: Sweet Sprig

The first time I came across Sweet Sprig I couldn’t get over how beautiful the products were. Soon after, I realized that all of the products were handmade using only plant-based ingredients from one extremely skilled individual. Leah is a true talent and makes the most beautiful bars of soap I have ever seen, asContinue reading “Small Business Spotlight: Sweet Sprig”

Small Business Spotlight: Grounded Matters

My skin and hair are two things that I make sure I take care of, so this next company was right up my ally with their products and their mission. Their chapstick is my favorite product, it’s seriously SO amazing! Grounded Matters is a sustainable skin and hair product company located in Albany, NY. ItContinue reading “Small Business Spotlight: Grounded Matters”

The Everyday Girl Boss: Briana Haluska aka The “Cookie Boss”

I’ve always admired those who can bake really good treats, because that is not at all my speciality. This next Girl Boss can not only bake an awesome sugar cookie, but she also makes them into a work of art that is seriously so impressive. Briana Haluska, aka The Cookie Boss, turned her passion intoContinue reading “The Everyday Girl Boss: Briana Haluska aka The “Cookie Boss””

Small Business Spotlight: Good Dog Grooming & Barkery

Our pets are a part of our family, so we always want to give them the best of the best. This next small business not only offers a grooming service for your pet, but also the cutest cookies that I’m sure your pet will find absolutely delicious. I mean, who doesn’t love a good cookie?Continue reading “Small Business Spotlight: Good Dog Grooming & Barkery”

The Everyday Girl Boss: Sandy Adee

This #GirlBoss makes the cutest jewelry straight from the studio she has in the barn at her home! I stumbled upon Elements of Beauty Jewelry Studio one day at a farmers market with my mom. It happened to be Mother’s Day weekend, so finding a pair of handmade earrings was the exact gift I’d beenContinue reading “The Everyday Girl Boss: Sandy Adee”

Small Business Spotlight: Compas Life Apparel

Whenever someone asks me where I’m from when I’m traveling, my response is always “New York…Upstate New York”. Us upstaters are pretty proud of where we’re from, so we generally have no hesitations in letting people know we’re from upstate. This is why I love this next apparel company and their signature Upstate of MindContinue reading “Small Business Spotlight: Compas Life Apparel”

Grimaldi Farm

It’s BBQ season! Hamburgers, hotdogs, steaks, grilled veggies, the list goes on and on. Grilling season is definitely one of my favorite things about summer. This is why this next family farm deserves to be recognized for all of their hard-work and dedication to providing us with their speciality product – Certified Organic Grass-Fed Beef.Continue reading “Grimaldi Farm”

Small Business Spotlight: JoyBox USA

Who doesn’t love getting a gift from someone because of a milestone, new endeavor, because someone was thinking of you, or just because? I know I do! This next small business was created by a woman who’s initial goal was to help small businesses and support front line workers through fundraising. Now, it’s a companyContinue reading “Small Business Spotlight: JoyBox USA”

The Everyday Girl Boss: Georgia Deren McCarthy

In this life you’ll meet, come across, and be blessed with some pretty remarkable people that will make an impact in your life. They will teach you life lessons, serve as a role model and mentor and will encourage you to be the best version of yourself. I’m lucky enough to have many of theseContinue reading “The Everyday Girl Boss: Georgia Deren McCarthy”