Audrey Donovan

Today’s #SheroSpotlight is Audrey Donovan, founder of Nana’s Book Bundles. Audrey launched her online book bundle business in August of 2020 as her first entrepreneurial endeavor. Inspired by her grandmother’s passion for reading, Audrey hopes to instill the same passion in her customers and I’m so excited to feature her on the blog today! What […]

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Johnstown-based Coffee House Threads Was Inspired by Paige Colley’s Childhood Memories

In 2017, Johnstown, Ohio-native Paige Colley started thrifting and selling clothes on Instagram as a side hobby. Three years later, in November 2020, she branded the business as Coffee House Threads at her first pop-up shop at a local coffee house. With this pop-up, Coffee House Threads officially became Paige’s full-time job.  When she was […]

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Tay Sauer

Today’s Shero Spotlight is one of my best friends, Tay Sauer! Tay and I have been friends since elementary school, but we really became close throughout high school and bonded over so many shared interests, experiences and passions. Over the years, Tay has been a mentor to me in so many different ways and I […]

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Nashville-Based Ecommerce Boutique Turns Other People’s Junk Into Your Gold

Three and a half years ago, Maddy Clements launched Junk Gold, an online thrifting boutique. At the time, Maddy’s intention was to share her passion for thrifting with others at an affordable price point. But, life got busy and as a result, Junk Gold was put on hiatus. At the beginning of the year, when […]

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Colorado-based Artist Promotes Sustainability With Recycled Journals

Grace Pakola has been making art since before she knew how to walk. At least, that’s what her mom tells her. Still, the Colorado-based artist doesn’t remember a time when she wasn’t making something. Now, she is pursuing her passion as a career by selling handmade journals through her online store. “Out of all the […]

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Peach Bum Provides Feminine & Body Positive Workout Environment

When Grace Stone moved to London to complete her bachelor’s degree, she fell in love with the boutique fitness trend that was prevalent in the city. A native of Dallas, Texas, Grace hadn’t experienced a city as rich in fitness studios as London was, and when she moved back to Texas she wanted to nurture […]

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TamTak Jewelry Sells Jewelry “As Unique As You”

Tam Nguyen has always believed in promoting positive energy. While growing up in Vietnam, she became committed to learning about the Four Immeasurable of Buddhism [kindness, compassion, appreciating joy and equanimity] and what these four traits entail.  Tam knew she wanted to take what she has learned and spread it to the communities around her […]

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Columbus-Based Artist Caters to Customers’ Needs

With some old paints and pent up creativity, Jessica Willis moved on from high school art classes to the simple curiosity of how far her work could take her in the future. Since moving on to college and even graduating, Jessica has always had an unbreakable passion for painting, but it wasn’t until recently that […]

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DNTY Jewelry Encourages Growth Amidst Hardship

When Meg Oyler lost her marketing job due to COVID-19, she was looking for any opportunity to stay on top of her finances. With a degree in marketing and a minor in photography, Meg was hoping to use this downtime at home to further explore her creative side.  On a whim, she drove an hour […]

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Friday Favs: Black-owned businesses

From May 31 through June 6, social media feeds were flooded with support for the Black Lives Matter movement as protests were organized across the world following the death of George Floyd. Since then, many people have gone quiet on the topic but that does NOT mean that the movement has lost momentum. I’ve seen […]

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Columbus-based Jolie Occasions is More Than a Boutique

Like many ambitious women, Stephanie Tersigni always had a very vivid dream of where she wanted to end up in life: owning a small fashion boutique. But, for Stephanie this was a long-term goal. She didn’t expect to open her own business just four years after graduating from college and she definitely could not have […]

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Cleveland-based Artist Hopes to Make Emotional Impact Through Art

On May 15, Kaylie Harden posted three images of handmade jewelry displays on her Twitter account. Each display features a corkboard area and a wire section for storing earrings, a rod for rings, a wooden shelf and three hanging hooks for necklaces. Plus, they are all hand painted in a variety of colors and themes.  […]

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