Tales from a Shopkeep: Shine & Scratch Entrepreneur

So, many of you know I’ve been recording our own podcasts for a few weeks (months?) now, but where did that idea come from? Why did I start doing a podcast? The inspiration came from quite a few places, one of the powerful ones being the Scratch Entrepreneur podcast put on by my insurance agents, and … More Tales from a Shopkeep: Shine & Scratch Entrepreneur

Episode 4 w/ Carrie Burnett from Beri Bee Designs

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-5vd3m-93ad9f Gather Stories: Carrie Burnett of Beri Bee Designs – In this episode of Gather Stories I sit down with my friend and Gather maker Carrie Burnett of Beri Bee Designs to chat about all things kiddo and fabric and what makes Beri Bee Designs, Beri Bee. I met Carrie a few years ago in our former … More Episode 4 w/ Carrie Burnett from Beri Bee Designs

Episode 3 w/ Bethany Lumsdaine of Itchy Co, Shut up and Listen, The Bills, & More

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-5qrh5-921ee1 Gather Stories: Bethany Lumsdaine of Itchy Co, Shut up and Listen, The Bills, & More – In this episode of Gather Stories I sit down with local artist Bethany Lumsdaine to have a conversation about her art and where it comes from and where it’s going. Bethany is an amazing human whom I had the … More Episode 3 w/ Bethany Lumsdaine of Itchy Co, Shut up and Listen, The Bills, & More

Episode 2 w/ Chelsea Jones of Tactile Melodies

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-hm7j8-91ec4e Gather Stories: Chelsea Jones of Tactile Melodies – In this episode of Gather Stories I get to sit down with my friend Chelsea and chat about the beginnings of her arts business and how Tactile Melodies came to be. We laugh a lot. Maybe too much, but we sure did have fun. Chelsea and I … More Episode 2 w/ Chelsea Jones of Tactile Melodies

Episode 0 Intro to Gather Stories (& Talia)

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-qjkfp-91ca56 Gather Stories: A brief introduction to where Gather Stories is coming from, and the woman behind the interviews. Hi! My name is Talia Halliday and I own Gather, a brick and mortar store in downtown Bloomington that carries modern handmade goods from over 300 makers and artists from … everywhere. Gather Stories will be a … More Episode 0 Intro to Gather Stories (& Talia)

Tales from a Shopkeep: Bloomington’s Bicentennial

Today the fam and I ventured into the wild (ok, downtown Bloomington) to visit the City’s Bicentennial Street Fair held on Kirkwood Ave between Walnut and Indiana, which, for those of you that aren’t familiar with organizing festivals (and wrangling cats) is a SUPER HUGE endeavor. It really is no small feat to close down … More Tales from a Shopkeep: Bloomington’s Bicentennial