According to the SBA Office of Advocacy, there are 30.2 million small businesses in this country, which comprise a whopping 99.9% of all United States businesses (fewer than 500 employees). With the gift-giving season around the corner, I am personally imploring you to skip the convenience of Amazon, Target/Walmart “instacart” shopping, or big-box retailers, and support your local “mom and pop” shops. With the impending sensitivities around the survivability of so many small businesses, we all could use your generosity and support, now more than ever. You can find a handful of my favorite businesses in the link below.


Silver & Sage Jewelry
ZEN by Karen Moore
Turquoise and Tobacco


Scottsdale Integrative Acupuncture
Ilumina Healing
MFW Acupuncture Clinic

Food & Beverage

Chesnut Fine Foods & Provisions
Sorso Wine
La Grande Orange
Grassroots Kitchen & Tap
Gypsy Cup
Beckett’s Table
Sweet Dees Bakery
Sunny Batters
Happy Hannah Cakes
Juby True


The Sage Aubrey
Kokos Candles
Leela Market
The Sill
Changing Hands Bookstore
Karma and Luck
OMG Overnight Oats
Naked Rebellion
Junk in the Trunk Vintage Market
The Green Pineapple

Self Care Services and Wellness

Melt by Melissa
Au Naturel Wellness
Zen Yoga
The Macro Mini (Nutrition and Fitness)
House of Nailz
Namastyle Hair
Plume Hair
Lori Sutherland (Arbonne)
Felicia Romero

Public Relations

The PR Concierge

Branding & Marketing

RielDeal Marketing

Photography & Videography

Sarah Hoag Photography
The Good Vibe Media

Real Estate

The Noble Agency
Michelle Cottingham (The House of Femme)


Nourish Natural Medical Center
Living Wellness Medical Center

Editor / Writing Services

Chelsea Young
Carrie Snider