July Hang Recap: My First Time at a YYC Girl Gang Event

Hi everyone! My name is Janelle Saccucci and I’m so excited to join the YYC Girl Gang community as I just moved to Calgary from Vancouver two weeks ago with my fiancé! In Vancouver, I was the marketing director for a large coffee franchise and I launched my own biz helping local entrepreneurs elevate their…

Balancing Business with Motherhood – It’s Possible

If someone would have told me two years ago that I would own my own business, I would have rolled my eyes, laughed and told them all the reasons I could never be an entrepreneur. Now, here I am, just over a year into my journey as the owner of Chasing Sleep. What changed, you…

MEET ME MONDAY – ALCHEMY JANE

Tell us about your biz, what do you do/make/sell? How long have you been in biz? I opened my business January 2017. How did you get started? I’ve been making my own products for years, and with constant requests from friends and family to make them products, my husband purchased a business license for me,…

MEET ME MONDAY – KAJIO PERFUMERY & AROMATICS

Tell us about your biz, what do you do/make/sell? How long have you been in biz? Around three years. The first two were more ‘hobby years’ but I decided to kick things up a notch in 2017 and really get into a business mindset. How did you get started? I’ve always been drawn to holistic…

Grab a Flight: Calgary Brewery Tour

Today’s community and culture post is courtesy of Missnicelife.com and has been reposted here with permission. I have always looked at craft beer as a cultural experience with every sip telling a story about how the brewery was founded. I believe a successful brewery showcases themselves through quality, choice, and innovation of their brews rather…

YYC Girl Gang Hang: April 2018

Hi Everyone! My name is Ashika Thaker and I’m a portrait, lifestyle, and event photographer for my company AThaker Photography. I’m also the co-founder of Unravelled Yarn, a zero-waste textile company that transforms corporately branded shirts into t-shirt yarn. I had the pleasure of photographing the YYC Girl Gang Hang on April 24th all about…