With January’s slow, nothing-to-celebrate slump settling in, I was looking for an experience to set the tone for the new year ahead. I craved a getaway or staycation that catered to exciting the senses—something my husband and I could enjoy together in our own town, on our own time.
Whether you were roped into a work gift exchange or genuinely love treating your co-workers, spread some holiday cheer (and a few subtle hints) from cubicle to cubicle.
In case your momma didn’t teach you the festive fine arts, we thought we’d show you how it’s done. Short of owning an elf, this is how you achieve maximum holiday spirit.
Sift through a sampling of local retailers offering Black Friday and Small Business Saturday deals and since we’re on a roll, a few Cyber Monday offerings as well.
There are big changes ahead for the ultra-sophisticated shop Dime & Regal.
Talking to LA Miller boutique owner Lisa Miller means discussing leggings, fur and the art of layering.
Adding a side-gig of clothing and shoes is a pretty genius move.
Not ready to transition to fall (raises hand and waves somberly)? We’re hoping a few cozy items from local boutiques can get you excited about this season’s offerings. If nothing else, now you know what the cool kids are wearing these days.
When Tenneile Petersen dreamed of opening a boutique, one decision came easy—the name. “Lennon is my daughter and Willow is my niece. They are the first girls of the family, born within 15 days of each other and we wanted to honor them and their special bond,” said Petersen.
It’s the age-old tale of the couple that designs furniture together and turns that passion into a burgeoning side business. If you’re unfamiliar with this story, it’s time to meet the power couple behind VanLaar Woodworks.