Hi friend! How’s your Thanksgiving weekend going? I had a sweet surprise where I got to spend some time with Jordan and it was lovely!! We played, we baked pop tarts and more of Rhonda’s chocolate chip cookies, we cuddled, we played basketball and watched Gilmore Girls. She calls it “GG” and when we have alone time, it’s “just the Gs”. She’s so special!
Did you do any Black Friday shopping yesterday? I thought the sales have been really good. See my picks here.
Today, we celebrate and support the small shops that are working hard to fulfill their dreams and support their families. Here are a few of my faves with more at the bottom of this post!
SHOP SMALL SATURDAY
1 • Such a sweet gift for anyone looking to represent their loved one with their birthstones. I love the stacked look too.
2 • Choose your favorite colors and design the perfect personalized phone case.
3 • Another personalized option for a gift for a bridesmaid, mother, sister, or Grandma, to name a few. Love the additional star added to this necklace.
4 • For the one that loves a good monogram, this pullover is too cute.
5 • This would make a great hostess gift. Who doesn’t love a good cheeseboard?!
6 • This marble polymer tray is sure to please with the personalization and classic look. Such a pretty way to hold rings or other trinkets.
7 • This one has my stationary loving heart. This embosser is such a great gift and perfect for the upcoming Christmas card season.
8 • So simple and so beautiful. I love the simplicity of these stockings and they go perfectly with any decor style.
9 • Elevate your cocktail this season with this personalized ice cube tray. How special!
10 • Oh my goodness! How cute are these hand embroidered dog collars?! The hand embroidery truly makes these look so unique and handmade. Several colors to choose from.
11 • What a beautiful way to capture the memory of your home. Love this idea for someone’s first home or even to remember a home they just moved from.
12 • So cute! Love a good personalization and these jackets are just too cute.
13 • Look how nice this makes your charging station look.
14 • Such a delicate piece of jewelry. You could add initials of each of your kids or a special someone.
15 • It will be so fun to buy for Luke this Christmas. I’ve got my eye on this personalized dog bed. Washable is a must and this one comes in several colors.
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MORE SMALL SHOPS TO SUPPORT
And on this special Shop Small Saturday, I wanted to highlight a few of my favorite small shops:
The Amish Craftsman – a personal friend, Kim and her husband have owned and operated this furniture store for almost 20 years. Their darling young son sends Jordan home with the sweetest ♥ notes! 🙂
Arianna Belle – she sells gorgeous, high end pillows and the ones I bought from her have stood the test of time. Still stylish and in great shape on my living room sofa! This leopard pillow is still my fave, I have the 20×20 size.
Being for Skin & Soul – all natural, vegan luxurious bath and body products
Big Blue Whale – if you’re in Houston, this toy shop in the Heights is a treasure and feels so special inside. We always go there for kids’ birthday gifts.
Courtney Barton – a personal friend with the sweetest heart and such unique, special finds!
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Elyse Breanne Design – floral inspired paper goods and more. I’ve ordered several times from her shop and her items always put a smile on my face
JLM Design – vinyl stickers, because I’m still 12 years old at heart
Joy Bead Bracelets – I have a stack and my favorites are the personalized beaded bracelets with my kids’ names.
Preppy Prodigy – from Austin, Texas, Jennifer makes quality school and office supplies for the modern family
Russo’s New York Pizzaria – friends of our family with Italian food to die for. It’s the only pizza James will eat!
If you are delighted by any of these small shops, your order & positive review helps them tremendously!
Have a fantastic day friend!