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.”

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”

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”

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”

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”

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”