Posts Categorized: Mom and Pop Businesses

Holiday Gift Guide 2016

Holiday Gift Guide 2016

Just in time for Small Business Saturday, we’ve pulled together a ton of ideas made up of Hudson Valley made products, mom-and-pop shops and fun local experiences. We hope this makes it easier for you to #ShopLocal this holiday season. The guide covers a wide variety of options so browse around, discover some new businesses… Read more »

Experience Gifts {Holiday Gift Guide 2016}

Experience Gifts

Hoping to cut down on the STUFF influx this year? You’re not alone. Below you’ll find a list of kids activities and family fun experiences to leave under the tree through gift certificates, tickets, etc. Many of these businesses are offering limited-time holiday sales including Billy Beez, Zoom Flume, New York Renaissance Faire and Sesame… Read more »

20 Ways to Shop Local for Back to School

20 Ways to Shop Local for Back to School

Summer is coming to a close and the back to school hustle is in full swing! We’ve got some ideas on how you can support small Hudson Valley businesses during your back to school shopping this year.   Waddle n Swaddle, a natural parenting store and wellness boutique in Rhinebeck, Poughkeepsie and Beacon, offers quality,… Read more »

Local Finds Friday: Hope & Bead Designs

Hope & Bead Designs

Each Friday we offer up some Hudson Valley finds to help you stay in touch with all the goodness our region has to offer. When we came across Hope & Bead Designs, we knew we found something special. The beautifully handcrafted jewelry with some genius designs (a magnetic, adaptable bracelet/necklace/choker – yes, please!) is irresistible… Read more »

Sweets & Treats in the Hudson Valley

Hudson Valley Chocolate and Bakeries

If you’re looking for gift for your special someone, sweets never fail! Here’s a quick round-up of some great local businesses offering gourmet chocolate, homemade fudge, scrumptious baked goods and more. Oliver Kita Chocolates – Rhinebeck Banana Moon Baking Company, Saugerties Fruition Chocolate, Shokan Moxie Cupcake – New Paltz Krause’s Chocolates – Saugerties/New Paltz/Rhinebeck Deisings… Read more »