Lisa Loves

Gifts that Give: Black Creatives Collection

Gifts that Give: Black Creatives Collection

When I started Giving Gifts almost 10 years ago, my goal was to carry brands that are changing the world. My vision for Giving Gifts has always been for it to be an inspiring collective of people and gifts that are making a difference. I want our customers to know that when they shop at Giving Gifts, their money is going towards making our world a better place.  

Read more

Featured Artist: Annya of NaturalAnnie's Essentials

Featured Artist: Annya of NaturalAnnie's Essentials

Annya grew up in Jamaica and moved to the United States when she was about 18 years old. Annya is inspired by her Jamaican culture when it comes to what she creates and how her brand looks. Her candle line is very vibrant and very tropical. 

Annya started NaturalAnnie when her daughter was born in 2014 with spina bifida and hydrocephalus, and had to have a number of surgeries.

Read more

Why You Should Shop Small & Shop Local!

Why You Should Shop Small & Shop Local!

Danielle Laporte just posted to Instagram that she has cancelled her Amazon Prime  membership. The post has 824 comments, including many from people saying they can't imagine life without the convenience of Amazon. I shop on Amazon but very rarely - once a year rarely. I actually very rarely shop outside my local community and hardly ever outside of small businesses. Here are ten of the reasons why: 

Read more

Hygge Family Box - Spring Box

Hygge Family Box - Spring Box

You can now officially place your order for The Hygge Family Box

Bre and Stina from The Mind Full Mommies and Giving Gifts have been planning The Hygge Family Box  for months and when COVID-19 changed our lives and I closed the storefront we had a discussion about whether it was still the time to launch. We came to the conclusion that we all love what we put together in the box. It is the essence of Hygge which is needed at this time more than ever and it supports local artists and businesses.

Read more

Meet the Makers Week 2!

Meet the Makers Week 2!

Every week we are featuring different artists. You'll save 10% off their items all week leading up to their special Saturday in the store!  

Read more

Artist Story: Nadima of Moonlight Jewels

Artist Story: Nadima of Moonlight Jewels

I like pretty rocks and crystals and always found myself at these stores. Collecting crystals and stones is fun but its cool to re-purpose them into something you don't see often. I also love the fact that I can create jewelry that carries healing properties specific to the stones.

Read more