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My husband is Black and I'm not special - PART 2

My husband is Black and I'm not special - PART 2

PROLOGUE PART 2:

It feels like the cries for "Mama" in Minneapolis were months ago, and yet it's only been two weeks since I published the first part of this. So much HAS happened, but it's still not enough, we need to continue speaking up and doing more. We must do better. I'll be honest, I've had some of the hardest conversations of my life just in the past couple of weeks, and each seems to top the last. They were necessary - standing up is necessary, it is right. I can't believe an amazing...


My husband is Black and I am not special - PART 1

My husband is Black and I am not special - PART 1

My husband is Black
and I am not special.

I can’t find words – the right words. All I want to do is help, but what can I do? How can I actually make a difference? I feel so helpless.
That’s how most of my friends feel. Most of my friends are white, most of my family is white, some of my family watches what they won’t admit is hateful propaganda and until now I haven’t had the courage to fully call it all out. Most of my family is white, but not all. Now, some of my family is...


First Shipment/General Subscription Q&A

First Shipment/General Subscription Q&A

The time is 5:24am. I promised this site would be live tonight, and I think this still counts as I've yet to go to bed. I'm just so darn excited about your reactions to the first shipment! As I told a few of you, sending those babies out into the world felt very much the same as emailing design proofs to a client, where you cross all of your fingers and your toes hoping that they like it...

So to not ramble too much, we started this all on IndieGoGo, so we need to clarify a few things as...


Shipment 1 : The Goods

Shipment 1 : The Goods

 Eeeeeeeeeeee! These babies are out in the world 💕

GIFT CLOSET BOX

Shipment 1 - Spring '20 (May)
Click to read more about the individual products and their makers >


GIFT 1
: Sunset Stripe Pouch
GIFT 2 : Elephant Notepad
GIFT 3 : #coffeedoodle Candle TIn
CARDS/TAGS : Tiny Cards - Size  |  Psyched Balloons
LOCAL GIFT CARD : Akron Coffee Roasters/Asterik Coffee...


Under 1 Roof

Under 1 Roof

We live under 1 roof, so we finally decided to merge our Lovely Somethings + Akron Candle Company websites. This is now OUR baby - to learn more about how the individual businesses got started, read our ABOUT page. We've always had small roles in each other's businesses but it feels so good to be doing this together. Did you know I, Liz, did all of the design work for the candles? Did you know that Blair named our Troop Lovely Somethings Gift Closet Box

By joining our two sites, we are able to give...