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

Stones Social | Nashua, New Hampshire

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Meet me at Stones Social For years Cobblestones in Lowell and Moonstones in Chelmsford have filled us with good vibes, great brunch, delicious dinners, and a sense of community. In their newest venture over the border in Nashua New Hampshire, the Plath family have brought a combination of their restaurants into the cool, hip, and electric place that is Stones Social. Immediately upon walking inRead Now

5 Ways to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Home

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Let’s celebrate something today It’s been a while since most of us have congregated with others. Parties, concerts, get-togethers, potlucks you name it are all on hold until this all blows over. I am privileged that I have everything I need here at home with a partner that can put up with me but honestly I know it gets boring. It gets boring for allRead Now

The Ultimate Guide to Shopping Local During the Coronavirus Quarantine

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com·mu·ni·ty /kəˈmyo͞onədē/ noun 1.a group of people living in the same place or having a particular characteristic in common. a feeling of fellowship with others, as a result of sharing common attitudes, interests, and goals. I have some pretty strong beliefs about what it’s going to take to keep our communities thriving in the midst of the COVID-19 quarantine, beliefs that involve keeping our mostRead Now