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”

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”

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”