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”

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”

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”

Altobelli Family Farm

There is nothing I love more in the summer than some fresh produce, especially corn. Altobelli Family Farm in Kinderhook, NY seriously has the best corn in town. Their farm stand is my go-to spot in the summer to pick some up as well as other delicious vegetables for dinners and BBQ’s. While their cornContinue reading “Altobelli Family Farm”

Small Business Spotlight: Rise and Pine Candle Co.

I LOVE candles. I love the way they make a room smell and feel. I love to curl up on the couch to a good movie or tv show with a candle flickering in the background. So, when I found out my co-worker started making her own candles with really fun names as a sideContinue reading “Small Business Spotlight: Rise and Pine Candle Co.”

Small Business Spotlight: Casale Gals

When you find good quality apparel with fun and trendy designs, and it is also a local small business, I’ll call that a win. This next company was created by two sisters and their mother as a fun creative outlet and has quickly grown into a popular apparel company within the Capital Region. From localContinue reading “Small Business Spotlight: Casale Gals”

Small Business Spotlight: MW Neighborhoods

I love all things Upstate NY. Why? Because I’m a proud New Yorker and Upstate is where my roots are! This next small business owner created his own designs based around Upstate New York and popular regions in the Capital Region and applied them to posters, apparel, drink ware, etc. Originally you could only findContinue reading “Small Business Spotlight: MW Neighborhoods”