Hidden Gems: A Boutique Guide to Help You Navigate the YYC Event Scene

  We all know it’s no secret that life is busy. So often we find ourselves at the end of the week completely drained from work and extra circular commitments, that all we want to do is blob on the couch with a glass of wine. Sure, we socialize—drinks with co-workers after work, or a…

YYC Girl Gang Hang: Azuridge High Tea

  Hey girl hey! I’m Jasmine, I’m a painter, I’m a photographer and I specialize in newborn photography. I also work full-time during the week in advertising; and balancing all these things can cause some serious burn-out. That being said, the afternoon I spent at Azuridge with the YYC Girl Gang couldn’t have come at…

MEET ME MONDAY – INFINITY WEDDINGS & EVENTS

WHAT DO YOU MAKE/SELL? TELL US ABOUT YO’ SELF. Hey! I’m Karina, the bossbabe behind Infinity Weddings & Events! I plan, coordinate and decorate for some of the most funky, rad and out-of-the-box weddings here in YYC (I am far from cookie cutter!). I’m a wife and a mom of 3 (2 tiny humans and 1 fur…

MEET ME MONDAY – TISH JEWELRY

Lateisha – TISH Jewelry What do you make / sell? Tell us about yo’ self. I am a self taught jewelry designer originally from Ontario and I have loved making jewelry for friends and family for as long as I could remember. I moved to Alberta in 2015 and started TISH Jewelry in early 2016.…

Relationships and Small Business

The life of a small business owner can be a challenging, yet rewarding balancing act. Sometimes it seems like there isn’t enough time in the day to ensure that all our business needs are taken care of. Throw in a full time job, and this balance may become even more precarious. So what gets moved…

MEET ME MONDAY – NATURA SOYLIGHTS

Colleen – Natura Soylights   What do you make / sell? Tell us about yo’ self. Hand crafted Soy wax candles made with only pure plant based scents. I run a small production studio in Okotoks (its almost Calgary?!) with a team of 2 other gals. We are working moms so we try to balance…

MEET ME MONDAY – DANA NICOLE DESIGNS

Dana Nicole – Dana Nicole Designs What do you make / sell? Tell us about yo’ self. I am a graphic and web designer who creates logos (both premade and custom), designs, websites and brands for mainly women entrepreneurs. How long have you had your business? 9 months How did you get started? My husband…

Five Tips for Networking Like a Boss

With the latest YYC Girl Gang Hang just around the corner, we thought it was time to refresh your networking skills with 5 tips for networking like a BOSS! 1.) Remember your business cards! It sounds obvious, but remember to bring extra cards to a networking event! There’s nothing worse than having to write down…