Girl Boss Events Holiday Pop-Up 2018 - holiday home goods and kitchen wares from Fresh Home Kitchen

Getting into the Holiday Spirit—Girl Boss Pop-Up

Girl Boss Events

There’s something pretty cool that’s happened since I started this blog over six years ago. I’ve met some amazing and incredibly talented women across this country, and even beyond its borders. The crazy thing is that though we often interact and chat with each other daily, we may not have ever met in person. It’s taken until recent years, and even just months, to discover fellow bloggers and small biz bosses in my hometown. And one exciting way I’ve been able to do this is through Girl Boss Events. I came across this inspiring group several months ago and a few Saturdays ago, I got to meet these fabulous local ladies at their Holiday Pop Up event!

If you’ve been a follower and reader for a while, you know I love me a handmade market/indie craft fair. I am all about shopping local and handmade. So I was already pretty excited to attend the Holiday Pop Up, meet some makers, and do some holiday shopping (and shop for myself, too, if I’m being honest).

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ABC Market - folded books, coffee lover gifts, literary gifts and home goods

Maker Spotlight: The ABC Market

Discover the ABC Market, a curated collection of high quality and handmade literary gifts and home goods.

ABC Market - curated and handmade literary gifts and home goods.

Recently, I had the opportunity to attend an awesome local event: the Girl Boss Holiday Pop-Up market, featuring women-owned small businesses and handmade goods. It was such a fun and inspiring event (a full recap is coming soon!), and today I want to introduce you to one of the amazing Girl Boss makers I met that day!

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Modern Christmas Mantel and more holiday decorating ideas for the fireplace. DIY this simple, elegant mantel with white, silver and “sugared plum” decor.

“Sugared Plum” Modern Christmas Mantel

Modern Christmas Mantel and more holiday decorating ideas for the fireplace. DIY this simple, elegant mantel with white, silver and “sugared plum” decor.

Modern Christmas Mantel and more holiday decorating ideas for the fireplace. DIY this simple, elegant mantel with white, silver and “sugared plum” decor.

I did something a bit different this holiday season and decided to create a modern Christmas mantel with white, silver and “sugared plum.” I have wanted to highlight purple in my holiday decorating for years, but always seem to say “maybe next year, I’ll try it.” Well, no more putting it off and convincing myself to stick with red and green. This is the year for a splash of purple!

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Thanksgiving printables - instant art and decor! From Thanksgiving Day checklists to place cards and games, these free printables will make your day easier!

Thanksgiving Printables and Planners

Thanksgiving printables – instant art and decor! From Thanksgiving Day checklists to place cards and games, these free printables will make your day easier!

Thanksgiving printables - instant art and decor! From Thanksgiving Day checklists to place cards and games, these free printables will make your day easier!

Thanksgiving is nearly here! In just a few days, we’ll be sitting down to tables brimming with delicious turkey, stuffing, potatoes, roasted vegetables, cranberry sauce, and of course, pumpkin pies! And if you’re hosting, you might be wishing for a printable planning checklist to help you keep it all organized, or a set of printable place cards to deck out your table. Well, you’ve come to the right place! I’ve gathered up lots of free Thanksgiving printables to help make the day easier and more festive!

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