Do you get that warm and fuzzy feeling when you hit “add to cart” on a small business’s website? Same!! (And yep, I get that feeling too when I’m shopping in store supporting my local peeps!) Today I wanted to share a few small businesses that I’m excited to shop this fall! They’ve got some […]

5 Small Businesses To Support This Fall

While I’ve always been one to go out of my way to support small businesses, locally owned businesses, and women owned businesses, a few months ago I realized that wasn’t enough. Since then, I’ve made a conscious effort to find Black-owned businesses to support. I’m embarrassed and disappointed in myself to admit this wasn’t something […]

A Few Black-Owned Businesses I Love

These days even the smallest things can feel like a whole production! Yesterday Ranger and I spent the afternoon picnicking in the park and it was the first time in a long time that I was able to fully relax. It wasn’t anything fancy, but it was perfect. I can’t believe I didn’t think to […]

Picnic In The Park + 10 Local Parks To Check Out!

Hello friends! Today I’m sharing Where To Pick Your Own Strawberries in Connecticut. My sister and I recently went to Jones Family Farm in Shelton, CT and had such a fun time! I can’t remember the last time I’ve gone berry picking, but after being down in North Carolina a couple of weeks ago and […]

Where To Pick Your Own Strawberries in Connecticut

Hello friends! I’m sharing my favorite online print shops below. When I first wrote this blog post, I rounded up 4, but I keep discovering more and more print shops I love! Make sure you bookmark this post so you can always come back to it as the list continues to grow! Not only do […]

My Favorite Online Print Shops

… well that was a mouthful! Hello, hello friends! I’m writing to you from my grandma’s home in Ocracoke, North Carolina. It’s such a treat to be here! Waking up to ocean views each morning, eating my breakfast out on the porch, and digging my toes in the sand will never get old for me. […]

My SAFE New England Social Distancing Summer Bucket List

Forgo the box of chocolates this Valentine’s Day and opt for something more special, personal, and local! Sure there’s nothing wrong with a box of chocolates on Valentine’s Day, but come on people, let’s get a little more creative! This year I’m stepping up my Valentine’s Day game in a big way: by gifting my […]

Shop Local This Valentine’s Day with By The Way Bakery

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