100+ Black-owned Kids Shops to Support on Small Business Saturday & Always

100+ Black-owned Kids Shops to Support on Small Business Saturday & Always

EDIT: Since sharing this original list, I’ve discovered and learned about even more Black-owned kids shops. While the add-ons aren’t shown in the photos, I’ve added the shop name, description, and links to IG + website below. The add-on shops are italicized.  100 Black-owned kids brands to follow and shop from! ✨  from books and toys to clothes and accessories to face masks and mealtime essentials, and much more — there are so many incredible shops to support! with the holiday season approaching, I  wanted to gently encourage you to consider ordering something from one (or many!) of these small shops. below, you’ll find 100 Black-owned […]

20 Black-owned Shops Making and/or Selling Face Masks

20 Black-owned Shops Making and/or Selling Face Masks

I recently shared a blog post with tips for helping kids wear face masks, and wanted to follow up and share some Black-owned shops making and/or selling kids masks! One of the tips I shared was to let your child pick out a few masks on their own. well, here you go! There’s a ton of great options listed here, whether your child likes Disney characters or fun patterns or plain colors or tie-dye or anything in between. And as a gentle reminder, how and where we spend our money is a reflection of our values and shopping from Black-owned businesses is just one way […]

the best amazon workout clothing

the best amazon workout clothing

Hey friends! After sharing on Instagram about an Amazon dupe of the Lululemon Align tank and seeing how much you guys also love the Amazon version, wanted to share a few more tried and true workout clothes from Amazon. My sister Katie compiled all of these, and owns every single one. She is very particular about workout clothing, and works in fitness and recreation, so she knows the good stuff. She put together this list of eight workout clothes from Amazon she loves – three leggings, four tops, and one workout set – and she owns multiple colors of almost every single one! I’ve included […]

wedding photos (finally!) & 5 year anniversary!

wedding photos (finally!) & 5 year anniversary!

today is our FIVE year wedding anniversary! of course, any anniversary is worth celebrating, but five feels like a milestone. our wedding was on September 12, 2015 near my parent’s home in northwest Ohio. strangely enough, even though i’ve been blogging for years, I didn’t ever share wedding photos on my blog. I  started to share with this post of getting ready photos with my bridesmaids and this sneak peek, but just…forgot to share everything else. OOPS! the entire day was a labor of love that couldn’t have come together without family and friends. My mom sourced all of the decor pieces and basically decorated […]

50 Black-owned kids shops

50 Black-owned kids shops

50 Black-owned kids brands to follow and shop from! ✨  from books and toys to clothes and accessories, and many more — there are so many incredible shops to support! next time you’re looking for a baby shower or birthday or ‘just because’ gift, consider ordering something from these small shops! 💛 earlier this summer, I compiled and shared a list of 25 Black-owned kids brands on Instagram. I wanted to give the list a permanent place here on my blog, plus add to the original list! below, you’ll find 50 Black-owned brands that sell all sorts of kids products, organized by category. I also […]

home and greenhouse tour on apartment therapy

home and greenhouse tour on apartment therapy

Super excited to share that our home and greenhouse were recently featured on Apartment Therapy! It’s always super fun and rewarding to see home tours go live, as it’s a way to celebrate how far we’ve come in our space and it always helps my business grow. Two years ago this week, we were finalizing our move from San Francisco to Nashville and had just put an offer on a historic home in our favorite area of town. we were immediately drawn to the house’s charm and character and immediately knew that it was “the one.” 🥰 We’ve put a lot of love and projects […]