Support Local: Why is it important to shop local?

Let’s just say, this past year has been challenging! Everyone’s lives have been changed in some way due to the global pandemic. As individuals, employees, parents, children, and as business owners,  we have had to rework how we go about our day to day lives.

Most businesses have had to pivot and rethink their business strategies. Some businesses have been hugely successful in adapting and discovering new ways to reach their customers. For some small business owners 2020 has continued to bring stresses, hardships and maybe even closure of their business.

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Meet The People – The creators & builders of local brands!

Over the past few years, we have highlighted local businesses through our Facebook Live series “meet the people”, shop local partnerships and gift guides. This page is where you will find links to all the videos and we will be adding more in 2020. If you are a New Brunswick business owner and would like … Read more

Paper & Peony Flower Workshop

Have you ever had the pleasure of seeing one of Chantal Larocque’s paper flower bouquets or flower walls in person? The first time I saw her amazingly detailed work in real life was a photo backdrop at Blogjam 2018. It was a lovely display of various sized of flowers put together in a large display for the selfie wall backdrop.

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Dog Friendly Businesses in Greater Moncton

With the cold winters and hot summers we experience in Moncton, New Brunswick, it is nice to know what businesses allow you to bring your pet inside the store. Here is a list compiled by myself and some friends in March of 2019, updated in February 2021.

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Meet The People – Larissa Flanagan of Close To The Heart

Join me on a tour of local handmade and baby boutique Close to the Heart with owner Larissa Flanagan. Her store in Moncton provides baby boutique items and one-stop shopping for products from many local businesses like, Ever After Acres, Lily Pads Reusable Products, Eclair Lips, Sparks of Love and Ginger, Acorn to Oak Natural Wood Blocks, East Coast Stitches, The Dryer Balls and … Read more