This post is sponsored by Basic Invite, a company revolutionizing the holiday card industry. It’s the middle of summer, so Christmas cards and the holiday season might seem far away right now. But we all know the holidays will be here before we know it. As soon as stores begin to clear the back-to-school things,… Read More 3 Reasons Basic Invite Wins at Holiday Cards
This post is sponsored and brought to you by Cub Foods, one of the Up North Parent Advertisers. Picture this: it’s been a ridiculously long day. You are tired, your feet hurt, and all you want is your pajamas and a cup of tea. But wait! You need groceries in the worst way or you… Read More Cub Foods Grocery Delivery | Favorite Brands Brought Right to Your Doorstep!
A huge thank you to the crew at Affiliate Graphix for providing us with the hats and baseball tees showcased in this post. We love them! At the time of this post’s writing, it’s currently 13 degrees BELOW ZERO outside in balmy Minnesota, and today’s HIGH is -3. We’re obviously in the thick of winter… Read More The Most Comfortable Baseball Tee in the World – Affiliate Graphix Collaboration
“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
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?