We love our community and we love highlighting local businesses within it! Check out this guide for a range of small businesses you can support this holiday season & all year long! Please reach out to the businesses personally if you want to purchase from them or even just connect with them, they would all be happy to answer any questions or help you find the perfect gift!
Ann Chambers – AC Creations Events & Decor
Ann Chambers is the owner and CEO of AC Creations Events and Decor LLC. AC Creations Events & Décor provides a variety of services such as Wedding planning, Wedding day coordination, Décor Services, Event Planning, Event day-of coordination, and has a list of preferred vendors to meet all your needs. They are a very professional and reliable company that provides top-notch customer service.
Chrystal Rowe – The Patch Bar at AR Workshop
Looking for the perfect personalized gift for everyone on your list? Check out THE PATCH BAR at AR Workshop. With a holiday launch of six custom pouch styles, seven exclusive colors and tons of icons and alphabet letter to chose from, we are taking DIY to a new level! Sold exclusively online at https://thepatchbaratarw.com and in person at AR Workshop Charlotte located in Myers Park and Girl Supply located in Huntersville.
Tara & Arianne – Earth’s Farmacy
We handcraft crystal infused, Reiki blessed body care products. Positively charged skincare with healing vibrations helps to nourish your skin and enrich your well-being. In addition, we offer energy healing services and coaching to help reduce stress, anxiety, balance energy, find clarity, set goals and achieve success in life. Earth’s Farmacy products and services help to nourish your mind, body, spirit and skin. Your energy is currency. Spend it well. Invest it wisely.
Kristina Lewis – Honeycomb Design Collective
Love where you live and experience the joyful “hive” created by intentional design. Intentional design is all about elevating and harmonizing the overall look and feel of a space. My passion for design began early as did my love for new build construction. As the saying goes, you never work a day in your life if you love what you do….. My hobby now turned second career has me loving what I do. Specializing in new home builds, renovations, interior design and restyle, let’s connect and see if my enthusiasm and design is a match for your project!
Kirstie Underwood – Wishing on a Star Travel
Travel is our passion, and we want to share our passion with you! Allow us to help with planning your next Disney destination, Universal Studios, cruise, or all-inclusive vacation! You get our knowledge and expertise, plus you help support a small business! Contact us to get started planning your next memorable vacation!
Vicky May – Nature’s Harmony Soap
Nature’s Harmony Soap celebrates our fifth-year anniversary at the beginning of December. Our soaps are made with natural oils, butters and fats that nourish and clean your skin with a luxurious lather. We hand craft small 2 pound loafs in 30 different fragrances, 8 are goat’s milk enriched, 22 have Shea and Cocoa butter. Pop Up markets are posted on our Facebook and Instagram sites, sales are also through our website. Wooden soap decks can be purchased to drain your soap, and one is free with a purchase of four soaps. We are happy to curate specialized gift boxes to meet your needs.
Gabriella Ennis – Bliss Fit
If you are looking to have accountability or need some new ideas for your fitness journey, the Bliss Fit app is perfect for you! Gabriella has almost 10 years of experience in the fitness industry and will be your personal trainer! Each client who signs up for the app will get a one-on-one consultation that includes a movement assessment and goal setting discussion. You can choose from 2×15 min workouts or 3×30 min workouts per week. Have questions during your month of training? You can message Gabriella 5 days a week via our in-app messaging.
Bliss Fit is a wellness company that was founded in 2021. Our goal is to help clients find sustainable and enjoyable ways to live healthy and feel their best through exercise, self-care and nutrition. We also offer one-on-one personal training via zoom or in-home, behavior change coaching, nutrition coaching and workshops.
For our readers: 50% off App Personal Training for 1 month (Normally $65 and $155 per month!).
Susan Wallace – Pick Me Up CLT
Pick Me Up CLT was started during covid to bring joy to others by offering little “pick me up” gifts off of my front porch. What started as a hobby has now become a passion…bringing joy to others and myself!
Tina Martin – My Boho Chic Style
My Boho Chic Style specializes in statement jewelry pieces and one of a kind treasures with a boho chic flair!
Debra Hanks – Iva Jean’s Fudge
Iva Jean’s Fudge makes homemade Fudge! Iva Jean was my mother, she taught me how to make fudge as a young girl and I’ve been making it ever since! They are some of my fondest memories. We have expanded her classic recipe for Chocolate and Peanut Butter into 44 delicious flavors.
Each made with love in my certified kitchen one small batch at a time.
Dawn – Southern Glow Spray Tans
At Southern Glow – we have never met a stranger! We pride ourselves on curated solution ingredients and hand picked hues to compliment your skin tone & bring out your own personal glow all while making you feel like you just stopped by a friends for a chat!
Your consultation will include discussing your skin tone based on the Fitzpatrick scale and confirming your desired tone and depth so that we are able to give you that perfect tan whether it be just a natural glow or a deep Brazilian brown. All bridal packages include a trial tan to be 100% sure you have what you want on your wedding day & a glass of bubbly if you like!
Our goal is to make sure you feel so confident showing off your skin for everyday – event – or special DAY!
Britney McCormick – Secret Ink, LLC
Secret Ink LLC, is a professional ghostwriting business launched by a stay at home Mom of three with a passion for creative expression. They offer services in speech writing, blogging, website content, resumes, articles and any other personal or professional correspondence you may need written assistance with. If you have a work presentation, wedding speech, or a witty blog to write but have a daunting case of writer’s block, they are there to assist you with filling inn the blanks and will give you all the credit for it. Your secret is safe with Secret Ink! In the spirit of the holiday season they are offering fun, personalized letters from Santa himself for your kids to receive in the mail the week before Christmas!
*Special offer: 10% off orders of multiple Santa letters and/or your first Secret Ink order placed!*
Saint Nick’s Sidekicks
Saint Nick’s Sidekicks is a full service professional Christmas light installation company. They provide commercial grade lights in various color patterns as well as the classics to fit everyones specific tastes! Their services include install, take down and storage of lights and they offer a great referral program.
*Use code LLNSidekicks for 10% off of your order!*
Karen Frank – Mary Kay
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