WELCOME WEDNESDAY – YANN HAUTE PATISSERIE

Yum, This is the week of delicious treat and eats. Welcome Jeraldine the boss babe behind Yann Haute Patisserie! Jeraldine – Yann Haute Patisserie What do you make / sell? Tell us about yo’ self. A French pastry shop in a little yellow house in Mission! We create sweets that are as good as they…

WELCOME WEDNESDAY – CORKSIS

To date we have had adults making their way in our features but we are hella excited to introduce you today to Ella and Gracie, the #girlbosses behind CorkSis. Using eco friendly products and upcycling wine corks into jewelry  they are 15 years old and have been killin’ it for FOUR years! These girls have got game…

The Do’s and Don’ts of Market Hopping: What Not To Say to Makers

{Featured image by Diane + Mike} The Do’s and Dont’s of Market Hopping: What Not to Say to Makers Ahhh, spring and summer market season is upon us! One of the best aspects of holding down a booth at the various markets is all the lovely people you get to meet and greet. It’s always nice to…

MAN CRUSH MONDAY – FRIDAY SOCK CO

Hey where the boys at!? There are some killer #guybosses in the city, so we have decided that the first monday of every month we will dedicated to Man Crush Monday. First up is Adam from Friday Sock Co. – studly husband to Leanne from Little Me Paper Co (one of the YYC Girl Gang founders) and…

MEET ME MONDAY – SARAH BEAU PHOTO

Welcome Sarah – the stunning YYC boss babe behind Sarah Beau Photo. This lady is as charismatic behind the camera as she is in front! You can usually catch her snapping away  or doting on her  adorable pup named Jinx. Sara – SARAH BEAU PHOTO WHAT DO YOU MAKE/SELL? TELL US ABOUT YO’ SELF. I’m…

MEET ME MONDAY – FERN AND FROND

Chelsea is the beautiful flower child behind Fern and Frond. Her pieces are as beautiful as she is! From weddings, to the everyday her flowers are sure to make you smile and take a deep breath in. Chelsea – FERN AND FROND WHAT DO YOU MAKE/SELL? TELL US ABOUT YO’ SELF. Fern & Frond creates…

Meet Me Monday – CRAFTED

Heyo! Pam is the wonderful lady boss behind Crafted and one of the three founders of the brand new shop Greater Goods YYC opening this Saturday! With a stall at the Calgary farmers market, her very soon to be new digs in Bridgeland, you can usually find Pam at either brick and Mortar shops or at…

Meet Me Mondays – The 10 Founders of YYC Girl Gang

MEET THE 10 FOUNDERS OF YYC GIRL GANG Kenzie – MILK AND HONEY DECOR  Kenzie is the bossy babe behind Milk and Honey Decor and a huge influence in the YYC Girl Gang. She originally started her account as a way to promote makers and creatives and she just loves sharing the love. Once bitten by the…

Canadian Green Beauty Favourites

Full disclosure: I’m not a “maker” and I don’t own my own business. I did start my own Clean Living & Green Beauty blog a few months ago, but that would more likely be classified as a nonprofit charity… I do, however, have an obsession with discovering and supporting local and Canadian-made products; Market Collective…

“Can I Do This?” – The internal struggles of a small business owner

Sorry to get so personal and emotional in this post but please bear with me. My Mom and I went to see the “The Intern” and it hit so close to home. On so many levels. In the movie Anne Hathaway plays a CEO watching her small company take off, and the struggles and stress it’s…

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