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Shopping Small: A Gift Guide

Farmhouse Reclaimed Rustic Decor Shop Local Small Business

Shopping Small: A Gift Guide

I know there are lots of statistics and information about the impact shopping local can have on your community.  I've read some good posts that thoroughly explain the impact of each dollar spent.  These posts always interest and amaze me and I love to read them. But what does it really mean to shop small?  Being a small business owner, I look at it a little deeper. As many of you know, we have three shops at Spice Village in Waco, Texas:  Tradinghouse Design Co., Bee Angels, and Lily's Toybox.  We also have a website where we mostly sell our...

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This is Us: Part 2

Family Time Farmhouse How We Met Small Business Throw Back Thursday

This is Us: Part 2

I guess you could say our first date, if you could call it that, was kind of a flop. I was interested in her but did not really get the same vibe from her.  So we went to a work Christmas party at my then boss' home. It was nice and all but she was kind of quiet and even timid. Looking back on it, probably wasn't the perfect scenario for a first date.

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I Heart Farmhouse Style

Farmhouse Heirlooms Reclaimed Rustic Decor

I Heart Farmhouse Style

Anything farmhouse reminds me of my Granny and Grandpa and their home place. Maybe that is why I love it so! Some of my favorite pieces in our home came from their estate.  Something they built for function and with materials they had (with 10 kids they knew how to stretch the pennies!), now adds such interest to areas of our home. And the extra bonus is when there is a story or memory behind the piece.

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