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  • The 'Harry Potter' gift guide: Etsy edition
    The 'Harry Potter' gift guide: Etsy edition
    'Tis the season of Yule balls, Weasley sweaters, and of course gift-giving. But what to get for the witch or wizard who has everything? No worries, Muggles--I'm here to help. Over the coming weeks, I'll be finding the best "Harry...
  • Fall Inspired Truffles by Love's Sweet Temptation
    Review: Fall Inspired Truffles by Love's Sweet Temptation
    I have a huge love of truffles, not only because they're small and you can eat them bite-sized, but also because they can be made in a variety of flavors. I recently had a chance to try theFall Inspired Truffles by Etsy shopLove's Sweet...
  • Horror Movie Poster Cork Coasters Set by Etsy store OneofaKindbySSD
    Review: Horror Movie Poster Cork Coasters Set by OneofaKindbySSD
    I'm a huge fan of horror movies, Halloween, and anything that corresponds either of those, so when I came across theHorror Movie Poster Cork Coasters Set by Etsy store OneofaKindbySSD, I was really excited to try them.The set is made up of 6...
  • 5 fashionable Etsy finds for Halloween under $50
    5 cool Halloween finds on Etsy under $50
    Whether you already have your Halloween outfit or still planning (Halloween is in 11 days!) there are so many options on what to be. A popular trend this season, many are not buying costumes, instead, they are simply creating their costumes (or...
  • Alice Waters comes to Hudson as TEDX Hudson’s Guest of Honor
    Alice Waters comes to Hudson as TEDX Hudson’s Guest of Honor
    The legendary restaurateur/chef and food activist, Alice Waters appeared on Saturday, September 27, as guest of honor at the first TEDX Hudson event themed “Crossroads” hosted at the Hudson Opera House. Waters is internationally...
  • Review: Pumpkin Spice White Chocolate Fudge from Etsy shop Black Willow Soaps
    Review: Pumpkin Spice White Chocolate Fudge from Etsy shop Black Willow Soaps
    If you're familiar with my reviews, you'll know I'm not particularly a fan of white chocolate, so if I say that I actually like something with white chocolate in it, it has to be good.I got the chance to review thePumpkin Spice White...
  • New Orleans Blues  II Vintage Style Necklace
    New Orleans Blues by Zur Designs
    The focal point of this 24 inch necklace is the extra large faceted crystal in a deep rich color blue. Add to that an ornate elongated bead cap, an antiqued bronze filigree decorated with vintage lucite flower and swarovski crystal accents, and a...
  • Review: White Chocolate Pumpkin Pie Bark by LilDovesConfections
    Review: White Chocolate Pumpkin Pie Bark by LilDovesConfections
    Let me start out by saying that I'm not really a fan of white chocolate. I've never been as I always found it way too sweet.I decided to try theWhite Chocolate Pumpkin Pie Bark by LilDovesConfections, an Etsy store based in Colorado, and I...
  • Kerry Martines, owner of Camellia Company
    Vintage enthusiast lives her passion
    To some, the term vintage means old and out of style. But to others, a love of vintage items sparks a deep passion, hobby, and even career. Meet Kerry Martines, Alabama native, and true vintage enthusiast.Kerry was born and raised in Montgomery,...
  • 200 Oregon Vendors
    200 of your favorite Etsy vendors under one roof in Salem, Oregon
    It doesn't get much better than 200 creative vendors under one roof in one location! Jennifer Cerf, owner of Eclectic NW says, "My vision is to open a retail outlet for local entrepreneurs (craftsmen, women, artisans) where they can...
  • Yellow Sunshine Art Canvas
    Yellow Sunshine Art Etsy Store
    Jen, the owner and designer of Yellow Sunshine Art, decided to start an Etsy shop to allow her customers an arena to purchase fun artwork to hang in their homes. Her goal is to create sentimental art that is personal and meaningful to the customer...
  • Artisan, woman-empowering popcorn to your door: Stella's Pop Kern
    Artisan, woman-empowering popcorn to your door: Stella's Pop Kern
    Stella's Pop Kern is an Etsy.com company that was a food truck birthed out of Kristina Kern's experience as a high-end caterer in Washington, D.C. I was happy to be hosted to experience it! The company is named after her pre-teen daughter....
  • Artistic, tasty creations to your door with Stanton Isle, TTime Organics
    Artistic, tasty creations to your door with Stanton Isle, TTime Organics
    Art and artisan food . . . hand in hand with Stanton Isle and its sister company, TTime Organics, both Etsy.com shops. You order things to be sent right to your door! I was very glad to be hosted to experience them. Owner and artist Tania Stanton...
  • Irresistible baked treats to your door: Little Magic Bake Shop
    Irresistible baked treats to your door: Little Magic Bake Shop
    If your neighborhood is anything like mine, the artisan bakeries are long gone. And face it -- who has the time to bake goodies these days? Okay, I sometimes bake cookies around the holidays for people to whom I should really get skywriting...
  • Exotic, artisan condiments sent to your home: Evolutionary Farms
    Exotic, artisan condiments sent to your home: Evolutionary Farms
    Looking for a new, fresh way to add zing to your sandwiches and recipes? Perhaps you live in a small town where your choices are national brands at the supermarket/big box store. Even in you live in a city, here's something to consider. Have...