Eric De Feo

I had the pleasure of meeting this next entrepreneur during a small business event with the Hudson Business Coalition (how fitting!). Eric is not only on the board for HBCi but he also owns two unique businesses of his own in Hudson and Catskill, NY. The drive behind his entrepreneurial spirit and opening his ownContinue reading “Eric De Feo”

Hudson Valley Skin Care

For the holiday’s I was gifted a basket of small business items from the Hudson Valley in New York. If you know me, you know this gift was completely up my alley. In the basket I received skin care products including lip balm, room spray and soap. I was impressed with all of the itemsContinue reading “Hudson Valley Skin Care”

Catskill Mountain Woodworking

Who doesn’t appreciate and love a quality made cutting board and charcuterie board that they can add to their kitchen? I know I do! This next company has the most beautiful handcrafted selection of wood cutting boards and charcuterie boards. Everyone I know who has one, including myself, LOVES theirs. What’s even better is thatContinue reading “Catskill Mountain Woodworking”

Bramble Grove Boutique, Inc.

You all know how much I love florals and jewelry, so this next company caught my eye immediately. Jolinda makes the most beautiful handmade botanical products, ranging from earrings, to bookmarks, to car coasters. Everything is hand pressed and created out of her shop in Ballston Spa. Not only are all the items in herContinue reading “Bramble Grove Boutique, Inc.”

Austin Urban

Being a part of a family business can be stressful, demanding, and yet very rewarding. It’s not for everyone, but it was a starting point for this thriving twenty-eight-year-old entrepreneur. Not only is Austin hands on in the family businesses, but he also has created a name for himself within his own business ventures. FromContinue reading “Austin Urban”

Ann-Marie Berdar

I love a good refreshing smoothie or smoothie bowl. So, when I found Bare Blends in Albany, NY I was instantly hooked. Soon after I fell in love with this place, a friend referred me to the founder who is not only the creative genius behind their delicious menu but is a true inspiration toContinue reading “Ann-Marie Berdar”

LippyClip

I don’t go anywhere without my chapstick. It also takes me longer than it should to find my chapstick at the bottom of my purse every time I want it. When I found this next company, I was so excited because I had found a solution to my chapstick searching problem! Not only does LippyClipContinue reading “LippyClip”

Small Business Spotlight: Hudson Valley Apparel

I’m a sucker for any type of apparel that represents New York, my area, and my hometown. This next small business was created by someone who also felt that their area was so unique and beautiful, why not show it off to the world? What started as a vision in 2020 quickly turned into aContinue reading “Small Business Spotlight: Hudson Valley Apparel”

Talia Agostinello-Burrows

I personally love getting my hair done and being pampered for an event. When you can tell someone your hair vision and they can bring it to life, it’s so satisfying. This next girl boss is an amazing hairstylist with the cutest new salon in Valatie, NY. She has done several of my friend’s weddingsContinue reading “Talia Agostinello-Burrows”

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”