Holiday Gift Guide 2018

It was brought to my attention last week, by a fellow small business owner, that we were lacking a local holiday gift guide this year for various reasons. So, in a pinch, I reached out to local stores from our group, Bloomington Brick & Mortar, and without further ado, I give you our ALL LOCAL … More Holiday Gift Guide 2018

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

Love Living Local

Crisp, cool morning. Freshly roasted coffee. Delicious pastries. Colorful vegetables. Ah, a morning at the Bloomington Farmer’s Market. One of my favorite Saturday morning activities and a perfect example of the essence of Bloomington. Last week I recounted my weekend with a visit from a friend, LuAnn (my best friend from high school). Continuing our … More Love Living Local

Pinterest Picks-Weekly Round-up

Fourth of July is my favorite holiday.  Family, friends, fireworks. This weekend has it all.  We celebrate the best parts of life: admiration and gratitude, freedom, togetherness, and good food.  Here’s a few things for this weekend 🙂 For more ideas check out Gather : handmade shoppe on Pinterest.