Love Living Local

Winter brings some of the bleakest days of the year.  Actual evidence suggests more people are depressed this time of year more so than any other.  It’s cold (well usually). The sun is on vacation. So how do we beat these winter blues? I find a balance being productivity, relaxing time solo and energizing time … More Love Living Local

Tales from a Shopkeep -There Goes the Neighborhood

A couple of years ago, when I first moved into Fountain Square Mall, I started to make friends with the other business owners that I would learn to call my neighbors, and eventually some of my best friends. Across the hall, I continued to get to know Nancy Bradley, the (former) owner of O’Child Children’s … More Tales from a Shopkeep -There Goes the Neighborhood

Love Living Local

With this series, I wanted to share all the possibilities of living local in Bloomington, from breakfast with parents, an afternoon with the kids, or night on the town.  However I realize I have never discussed why I value living local. As a community, Bloomington values small local business.  We pride ourselves on local ingenuity … More Love Living Local