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CL Family Spotlights

CL Family Spotlight: Sugar Pie Tees

This week we're shining the spotlight on Celebrate Local family members Kelly and Jason Blanton, owners of Sugar Pie Tees. What's the story behind your business, and how did you get started? Are you familiar with the phrase: "If you can't find something you want, create it yourself."? Well... we did just that! We're basically two crazy, obsessed longtime tee-lovers who got tired of seeing and buying boring, so-so tees...so we decided take the leap and start designing our own. Honestly, we make what WE want to wear! When we created Sugar Pie Tees in 2012, we set out to...

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CL Family Spotlight: Doggie Dung Desk Decor

This week we're shining the spotlight on Celebrate Local family member Tom Wierman, creator of Doggie Dung Desk Decor. A great white elephant or gag gift! What's the story behind your business, and how did you get started?Just one of those "Why not... What have we got to lose?" ideas.  A few years back, I found myself playing with some left over grout, from a tile project I'd just completed (yes, I get easily distracted). I started molding it into little piles of dog poop. No idea why? I figured, I'd let it dry, give it to the boys and win...

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CL Family Spotlight: Grandma Fair's

This week we're shining the spotlight on Celebrate Local family member Dwight Seeley, owner of Grandma Fair's plum pudding! Stop by our Easton store this Saturday, November 19 from 3:30-5:30pm and Sunday, November 20 from 12-2pm for samples and to meet the maker!  What's the story behind your business, and how did you get started? Plum pudding has been a holiday tradition in my family since I can remember. The recipe has been passed down in my Mother's family tree for 5 generations (maybe more). Growing up, the smell of the plum pudding coming out of the oven always signified...

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CL Family Spotlight: Katie's Beef Jerky

This week we're shining the spotlight on Celebrate Local family member Katie Levesque, owner of Katie's Beef Jerky in Hilliard, Ohio! What's the story behind your business, and how did you get started?Hi, I’m Katie and I am a jerkyholic! I have looooved jerky my whole life! This should give you an idea of how much I love beef jerky: I eat jerky all of the time. I skip meals to eat jerky. I eat my meals and then eat jerky for dessert, even if I'm already stuffed. I hide it from the people I love (Ben & Jerry’s ice cream...

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CL Family Spotlight: paisleyPROPOSAL

This week we're shining the Celebrate Local family spotlight on the Vanessa Bauman, owner of paisleyPROPOSAL! Vanessa will be hosting a pop-up shop at our Easton store this Saturday, November 5 from 1-4pm (until supplies last) handlettering custom craft pumpkins! You pick the pumpkin, the color ink, AND the phrase you want her to write! What's the story behind your business, and how did you get started? I have a background in architecture & business, and just want to design all the things! After executing our completely DIY wedding, I was encouraged by family and friends to start selling my work. During a particular emotionally difficult...

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