Archives for November 2015

#ShopTheNeighbourhood Sale

Small Business Saturday started in 2010 by American Express,  as a counterpart to Black Friday and Cyber Monday at big box retailers and as a reminder to holiday shoppers in the US to support their local brick and mortar stores nearby. Now some small business owners run specials on the November's Small Business Saturday to help capitalize on this awareness (appreciatively), the boost in foot or ... Read More

My #1 Vintage & Collectible Shop

Small Business Saturday posts will be random small businesses and/or business owners I love, treasure, patronize regularly & really want to share them with you. (no affiliate links are anything- just an honest sharing and my humble opinion) On this special Small Business Saturday, I am excited to introduce you to my favourite small business vintage shop filled with treasures that a ... Read More

Gift Cards don’t suck!

When gift cards first hit the mass market they were given a bad rap; people thought they were an 'easy out' gift. They felt the cards didn't take any thought... that there was no real feeling or heart behind them and I couldn't disagree more and here's why. (Stay tuned for my Big Aha Gift Card Tip at the bottom) I am sure you have been on the end of a bad gift... for example being given yet ... Read More