30 Shop Small Gift Ideas for this Holiday Season


When you buy from a small business an actual person does a little happy dance. Mavens it is already the time of year when we start thinking of what to get our loved ones, and this year it means just a little more. It’s always been about supporting local for me because I understand what’s behind these small businesses, the people and community behind them,Read Now

Brew’d Awakening Coffeehaus | Celebrating 15 years in Lowell Massachusetts

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“Coffee is a lot more than just a drink; it’s something happening. Not as in hip, but like an event, a place to be, but not like a location, but like somewhere within yourself. It gives you time, but not actual hours or minutes, but a chance to be, like be yourself, and have a second cup.” -Gertrude Stein Six years ago I wrote myRead Now

Greenleaf | Milford, New Hampshire

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Chef’s are at the heart of the global food system. They bridge the gap between farm and fork. Greenleaf is an experience. Every single dish you eat makes your taste buds dance with glee and makes you realize how different the food is at a farm to table restaurant. Food has always been an experience for me, and maybe I am just different but IRead Now