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What do you Mean You're not Journaling?!?

December 04, 2019

Do you keep a diary or journal? No? Well, you may want to. Journaling lets you bare your soul and offload everything and anything on your mind.
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I'd Rather be an (Urban Wood) Spoon

November 25, 2019

If you were a city tree lost to urban sprawl, what would you rather end up as - a wood chip or a beloved wooden kitchen spoon? Me, I’d rather be the spoon.
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5 Reasons We Love Handmade Wooden Toys (Hint: #1 is "No Screens.")

October 28, 2019

Handmade Wooden Toys bring a little of that old-fashioned world back to our kids, keeping their faces away from the many screens in our lives and helping them to build their own cherished memories.
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To Beard or Not to Beard?

October 18, 2019

Let the faceoff begin! Hairy versus hairless - what’s your preference? Either way, November offers a great opportunity to create awareness around men's health issues.
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Wooden Utensils Handmade Like the Good Old Days

October 17, 2019

Ah, the Good Old Days, remember them? I sound like my father. But there were some, at least when it came to how handmade wooden utensils were made.
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Is Your Skincare Routine Helping or Hurting?

October 01, 2019

You slather this goop on your face as part of your nightly ablutions in hopes that it will stave off the effects the years may have on your once youthful appearance. But is your nightly routine helping or hurting?
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Cheers to the Women Who Turn Talent into Business

September 20, 2019

In recognition of American Business Women's Day, LocalWe shines the spotlight on the many artisans-turned-businesswomen we work with every day. These artists make unique gifts for every occasion and every person in your life - including yourself.
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Boho Chic Jewelry will Make Her Go "Oh" for Your Gorgeous Gift

September 05, 2019

You're looking for a stunning, gorgeous gift for her. But it must be special and unique. Think about giving her some handmade Boho Chic Jewelry.
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Beard Grooming Tips: 5 Ways to Maintain Your Beard

June 22, 2019

Growing a beard is one thing, but keeping it looking good is a different beast entirely. It takes daily care and attention to detail to keep your beard looking its best.
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Thoughtful and Unique Gift Ideas for Mom Anytime of the Year

May 28, 2019

Throughout the year, there are several times when you’ll find yourself shopping for the perfect gift for your mom or that special lady in your life.
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What’s So Great About Wooden Spoons? 4 Things.

April 25, 2019

When cooking, choosing the the right utensils can mean the difference between a wonderful experience and one that’s just so-so.
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The History of Mother's Day

April 24, 2019

If there's anyone who deserves a day of honor, it's Mom. But where did the tradition of Mother's Day come from?
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