“To be successful in business these days, business owners need to create a unique shopping experience for customers.” Wise words from long-time business developer and owner of Bette Mae’s Boutique, Cathy Hughes. Bette Mae’s has been on the UpNoPa moms’ radar since we started “mall walking” at the Westgate Mall in the mornings last spring.… Read More Bette Mae’s Boutique | A Unique Destination in the Westgate Mall
Deb Hess Jewelry Art in Little Falls, Minnesota creates custom jewelry to help women tell their story. Each beautiful handmade piece of jewelry touches the soul of the person who wears it. We want to send a huge heartfelt THANK YOU to Deb for gifting us several of her gorgeous creations so we could share… Read More Deb Hess Jewelry Art | Custom Jewelry to Help Women Tell Their Story
I love writing handwritten notes and mailing them to people. I recently wrote about the art of writing a thank you note, as well as how to find balance in the digital age. Sending people notes in the mail is one of the ways I seek out connection and express love and gratitude to the… Read More Life Hack for Cheap Cards | How Blank Cards Can Save You Hundreds
We all have our favorite “honey hole” shopping places where we can get lost in the delight of looking at pretty things for hours. Mine (Becky’s) is Etsy. Etsy is an online market for handmade goods, vintage items, and supplies for crafting and creating. The Etsy community is made up of independent creative businesses from around… Read More Shop Local and Handmade this Holiday Season #LakesProud
The art of writing a thank you note is something that is falling victim to our digital age. An opportunity to show gratitude to someone and give them some mail to smile about, a thank you note is an easy way to show you care. This post is sponsored by The Invite Lady and her… Read More The Art of Writing a Thank You Note | Is It Lost Forever?