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CL Family Spotlights

CL Family Spotlight: Jewelry by Cricket Jones

This week we're shining the spotlight on Celebrate Local family member Jewelry by Cricket Jones!   What's the story behind your business, and how did you get started? I had a little corner of a Coffee Shop where I sold a little bit of anything small and interesting like cool flowerpots or decorated water bottles or vintage jewelry. I had run out of rings to sell and ordered some interesting new rings to re-sell. I got them and exclaimed "Why I can make rings better than this (I had no background in jewelry making or metalsmithing) I saw a neat piece...

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CL Family Spotlight: Yellow Springs Brewery

This week we're shining the spotlight on Celebrate Local family member Yellow Springs Brewery, opened by husband and wife team  Nate Cornett and Lisa Wolters in April of 2013. We chatted with Lisa for more background on the brewery! What's the story behind your brewery, and how did you get started? Yellow Springs Brewery is small, community-minded production brewery and taproom in the quaint village of Yellow Springs, OH. It was our dream to add to the fabric of our small town by opening a space that allows for visitors to meet and talk with locals. We encourage conversation and discussions...

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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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