2017 Reflections + An Exciting Announcement!

Wowzas, what a year it has been! Reflecting on 2017 makes me appreciate all of the growth I’ve experienced in a short amount of time. I’ll just go ahead and come out and thank all of you who have followed along on this journey and believed in my abilities. I’ve had some real super star […]

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Local Brands, Makers & Markets – oh my!

Chances are you still have a few people on your holiday shopping list you need to check off. I can guarantee you the most fun and satisfying way to do that is by shopping at a local holiday market. It is officially crunch time! With only a week and a half until the Big Man […]

Calling all local brands, makers, and creatives!

POP PHX is a collaborative retail concept welcoming local brands, and is set to open its doors along Roosevelt Row’s Art District in early January. Located on the south side of Roosevelt Street between 5th and 6th Street, The Blocks of Roosevelt Row will be home to some existing businesses and some newbies. Like the […]

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Local Shop Spotlight: Rubymint General

This weekend I made a stop at Rubymint General, a local shop that I’ve been dying to check out.  I’m so glad I did! Located at 1441 E McDowell Rd #2, in Phoenix, the shop is located next to Smooth Brew Coffee in a cute little house turned business. I met one of the owners […]

Support Local This Weekend!

Recently, I had the opportunity to hear Kimber Lanning of Local First AZ speak as a part of a Sustainability Speaker Series put on by my company. She spoke of the importance of supporting local within our communities, and how dollars reach farther within our local economy when we support small. She discussed the concept […]