Shopping

10 Places to Shop on Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday is a day to celebrate and support the incredibly dedicated work of small business owners everywhere. Their local charm and devotion to their craft gives our diverse communities personality and passion. Shop small, shop local on Saturday, November 24 this year!

 

Celebrate Local

Celebrate Local is all Ohio, all the time. This small biz incubator showcases the work of some of the greatest Ohio-made makers and artisans from 300+ Ohio based businesses. While you peruse, you’ll find locally made honey, coffee, skincare, décor, clothing, and so much more. 

Celebrate Locak

Main Street Vinyl 

Hamilton local, Bill Herren, had a house full of nearly 14,000 45 tracks and 8,000 long playing records. His family felt it was due time he shared his massive collection with the world. Main Street Vinyl is a groovy local record store is full of the artists that defined generations and the songs that defined your summers. Find classic collectables and modern hits within the dense stacks.

Main Street Vinyl

Miss Selby Soap

During the perpetual holiday season hustle, self-care can plummet to the bottom of our priority lists. Miss Selby’s Soap in Middletown ensures this doesn’t happen with her affordable and organic, body care products. Shop for naturally derived soaps, lotions, bath bombs, body butter, and more made with love and no artificial ingredients. Give the gift of self-care this season from Miss Selby’s Soap!

Miss Selby Soap

Photo: Facebook @Miss Selby's Soap

Miller Street Boutique

Two friends with a passion for fashion started Miller St. Boutique, Fairfield’s newest shopping spot. Whether you’re looking for the perfect clutch to go with that little black dress, a heeled bootie, or an adorable holiday card, Miller St. Boutique is your new spot.

Miller St Boutique

SoulCraft

SoulCraft is a certified fair trade retailer in Middletown that ensures your shopping trips are meaningful, good for the environment, and support both local and international artisans. SoulCraft is filled with coffee mugs, journals, glassware, and Himalayan pink salt lamps from across the globe. They put an emphasis on always ethically sourcing their products, many of which are created with a philanthropic cause in mind. 

SoulCraft baskets 

Sara’s House

Sara’s House feels like your best friend’s trendy, high-rise apartment. Everything is brimming with style and innovation. Sara’s House has become a family affair. Her son makes bottle openers out of vintage golf clubs and her husband transforms antiques like rotary telephones and film cameras into spectacular light fixtures. It’s the kind of place you always hope you’ll run into while exploring a new destination. 

Sara's House Light Fixture

Photo: Facebook @Sara's House

Two Little Buds

Each and every fresh cut bloom inside this adorable flower market comes from the Two Little Buds team local farm, Morning Sun Flower Farm. You can stop in and pick a bouquet from their seasonal collection, freshly clipped from the hoop house, or have owner Mindy arrange something amazing for you, whatever the occasion. Mindy’s designs are never cookie cutter. 

Two Little Buds succulents

Karma in the Kitchen

Karma Decker lives and breathes chocolate. She’s a world-class chocolatier baking small batches of artisanal truffles. The designs on her chocolates are almost too beautiful to eat…almost. Gifting a dozen of these scrumptious chocolates from Karma in the Kitchen to a loved one is sure to secure you a spot on the nice list.

Karma in the Kitchen display case 

The Spicy Olive

This artisanal olive oil shop has taken what some would consider a minor cooking component into something much bigger. After her trip to Italy, Spicy Olive owner, Melanie Cedargrento, was inspired by the health benefits that fresh olive oil offered. The shop has over 50 pour your own infused, flavored, and aged olive oils. Once you’ve chosen your flavor, your bottle gets filled up right then and there. It’s the kind of gift every good cook wants, but always forgets to ask for. 

 The Spicy Olive

Barn N Bunk

This classic, farmhouse market has transformed their Trenton acreage into a Holiday wonderland. Barn N Bunk has all sorts of Christmas crafts, locally made jams and honey, artisanal cheese, and beautiful pottery.

Barn N Bunk Christmas

Photo: Facebook @BarnNBunk

 

Happy shopping, happy holidays!

 

Sam F Bio


Featured Stories