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My Morning Routine

A peek into my morning routine: . I now get up-and-at-'em, with a walk all around Boerne's trails and Main Street. It's a great way to start the day, with exercise, and music or an inspiring/informative podcast. After gaining a ton of weight throughout the stress of covid, I am needing this movement! If you're the heaviest you've ever been, you're not alone.  I feel you.  And I encourage you…

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As You Graduate

Though you're not leaving the nest immediately, I still wanted to type up some words of wisdom.  Some life lessons, as one would say. 1 Find your joy.  Hold tight to it.  If it can make you money at it, even better. 2 Find your people, your tribe.  This will morph and change through the years.  And that's okay.  Know who your real friends are, and treat those people like…

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A Handmade Mother’s Day Gift Guide

You’ve heard me shouting from the rooftops for the past year, right?  About how important it is (more than ever!) to shop small, stay loyal to local, and support handmade?  I’m sure you’ve heard! Again, and now for Mother's Day, I’ve pulled together a simple and straight-forward gift guide from a handful of local makers and entrepreneurs in our Handmade on Main shop.  Gifts that are perfect for the MOM,…

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This Will Go Down in History…

It's been one year! of the world coming to a halt quarantine shutting down my business for weeks Jen with SA Live coming out to the shop, to talk all-purpose cleaners, hand cleansers, bar soaps (protecting ourselves through covid) rescheduling, then cancelling our style show switching to HEB curbside, to avoid the crowds toilet paper hoarding missing Ben, while he's at his dad's for April and May an insane amount…

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Your New Daily Facial Routine

New products!!!  Yep, more!  (I got busy during all of my after-Christmas downtime)  Facial dry brushes, facial toner, facial oil, and jade rollers... to add to our face scrubbies, face mist, and clay face mask!  Here's my fun (and educational?) breakdown...           >>>MORNING ROUTINE<<< My morning routine happens after I drop the middle schooler off at school, during the couple of hours I have to care…

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New Product: Shower Bombs!

For a steamy, spa-like, aromatherapy, effervescent shower.  With peppermint and eucalyptus essential oils, to help with cough, congestion, and breathing.  For relief during cold, flu, and allergy seasons. Made with the same base as our bath bombs.  Just tweaked with different essential oils (to focus on a vapor rub-ish aromatherapy experience), a slight adjustment in the amount of coconut oil (to hold them together in the new molds), and made…

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San Antonio Magazine’s BEST OF THE CITY Contest!!!

I kept a secret for almost two months!  A BIG secret!!! San Antonio Magazine reached out to me the first week of January, with a note about how impressed they were that I found ways to connect with people despite all that 2020 brought, that I pulled together this community of makers, and that we outlasted covid.  They wanted to give Handmade on Main an Editor's Choice award in their…

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Shop Boerne ▪ Shop Local ▪ Shop Small

This week has been HARD.  On SO many around us. From being without electricity, being without power, the vehicle accidents, roof leaks, days without sales, events cancelled, running out of groceries, worrying about friends and family away from us, busted pipes, and more.  Poor Texas; poor Boerne. Especially after the year that covid gave us, especially for small businesses, these times are making us stronger or crushing us.  I've seen…

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Picking Apart Our New Body Butters

I've been so excited about our body butter release!  Light, fluffy, moisturizing, airy, hydrating, whipped goodness in a jar! Right now, we do have some Limited Edition Milk Chocolate jars left, since Chocolate Walk didn't happen last Saturday.  But I do expect to sell those out soon.  For everyday, we'll have Soothing Lavender on the shelves. I'm hoping everyone loves and enjoys them!  And that everyone's skin benefits from these nourishing ingredients. …

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