Haak WoodWorks

 Kayla and Justin have such a fun attitude towards Haak Woodworks. Get to know them behind the scenes and don’t forget to enter our contest!
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1. How did Haak Woodworks Start?

Haak Woodworks started when I asked Justin to make a few hexagon shelves for our living room. After he questioned me on if they were in style haha, he agreed to make some. He’s seriously the best. A few friends who came by and asked where we had bought them, saying they had been looking for similar shelves and hadn’t been able to find any. We made a few shelves for friends and they loved them. A while later, when I was on a de-cluttering kick and selling stuff I didn’t need on Abbotsford Bidding Wars, I had the idea to try selling shelves there. I was surprised by how quickly they sold each time, but it was a little annoying to have to repost and watch the bids etc (also some people on Abby Bidding Wars can be a little crazy). My sister in law suggested we start an Instagram page to get the word out on what we had been making. Justin and I both didn’t have Instagram and we felt a little hesitant about joining that world… We’re quite private (him more than me) and not super techy or trendy or instagrammy (if that’s a word). But after some more thought decided why not? And here we are.

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2. What is the most life-giving aspect of your company to you?

The most life-giving aspect of our company to us… there are 2 things I think. The first is that it doesn’t take away any time from our family, in fact, it helps us spend more time together. We have fun with this! Justin builds the pieces (hexagons, tables, headboards etc) and I sand them and stain them and connect with the customers. We do this together in our garage with country music playing while the kids scoot around on their bikes or “help” sweep up the sawdust (which ends up being more of a mess but keeps them involved and they love it). It feels like a hobby we can all share together and it feels good to spend time doing something fun together instead of doing something like watch TV.

The second is that we’ve had opportunities to connect with some awesome people and local companies including Duft and Co, Spruce Collective, and Oldhand. These guys have just blazed the trail for local companies and they are so inspiring. We’ve also had the opportunity to donate some of our products for AMAZING causes including Casa De Luz, I Get To Legacy Chain and the Abbotsford Hospice. I think we sometimes underestimate the gifts we have and forget that collectively, small changes make a big difference. (Ok, let me stop myself here before I get on an inspirational rant. But seriously these guys are worth checking out if you haven’t already!)

 

3. What is the hardest part of starting your company?

The hardest part of starting our company also turned out to be the best and most freeing. Figuring out for ourselves that we could make this whole thing look the way we want and not having to copy a certain model to get there. At first, I thought we would need a Facebook page, an Etsy account, and “oh do I need to now add a blog about my family and post pictures of us making our products while wearing cute local clothing so people feel connected to us?” (Don’t get me wrong, I’m not against family blogs by any means or sharing day to day life. It’s just not me.) It feels good to be authentic and relaxed about it all and to just enjoy it for what it is.

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4. What words of advice would you give someone looking into or starting a small business?

Words of advice for someone looking into starting a business: Be inspired by other companies but don’t compare yourself to them. You have something completely unique to offer!!

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5. What is your favorite item you make?!

My favorite item is the crib we made when I was pregnant with our first baby and is now being used by our second. It’s big and sturdy and holds a lot of special memories. But other than that I LOVE the plant stands we make. I think a plant adds so much to a room, and the stand just shows it off a little better in a nice clean way. We also like doing new projects and hearing ideas from different people. Right now we are making a “house bed” for a friend’s little boy and I think it’s going to turn out amazing!!

 

6.Most popular item?

most popular item is definitely the hexagon shelf. People just can’t seem to get enough haha.

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7. How can we support you well?

Man, we have felt nothing but support from the beginning. We’ve had great encouragement and feedback, some cool collaborations and we’re excited for what is ahead!

 

THANK YOU JUSTIN AND KAYLA!

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GIVEAWAY INFORMATION

Enter to win a Two Shelves OR a Plant Stand (winner’s choice)

how to enter

  1. comment below about what you are looking forward to this summer
  2. like and share (for extra entries)
  3. tag friends in Instagram that would like this prize (one per comment)
  4. make sure you are following us if you have Instagram (Haak and F&M)

Must be 13 + years old to win. This is not a WordPress, Facebook, Instagram endorsed giveaway. Local Pick up only. We do not have shipping. Item will be from Abbotsford, BC. So if you have a way of grabbing it please enter!

 

contest closes Wednesday, June 27th at 11:59 PM.

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The best is yet to come…

We have been silent on this blogging platform, BUT we have been busy working behind the scenes to bring you something great come January (hopefully mid month Launch).  You have all been such faithful followers and friends and we are very thankful for all your comments, likes, shares and support.

With that, we are just beginning this awesome journey of moving forward in this blogging world.

Our main goal is to make sure we are sharing, blogging, using this platform and social media with Purpose.

the content is intentional

the Blog will be rich in words, stories and truths

the sisters will be present (not just on instastories if you haven’t started watching those yet)

 

I will leave you with this. The best is yet to come.

Jessica (left in both photos) and Carla (right in both photos and in life)

instagram @featherandmane

Facebook page and profile Feather and Mane

featherandmane@gmail.com

 

4 tips to get you outdoors, did you guess number 3?

A few weeks ago,we left the hustle and bustle of our regular day and met up with the two beautiful ladies behind Namaste Hiking Co.we spent a magical evening going on a brisk hike up Mt.Thom and while enjoying some quiet moments at the viewpoint, we sipped some amazing tea and had some delicious snacks. It was so calming to engage as a group in yoga ( despite Carla’s giggles and special poses). Here are some ways to get outside more often,

1. Find like minded friends – it’s so important to have one or two friends who are interested to get you going. Maybe similar lifestyles to be able to work around schedules or bring kids into it.sometimes this is hard, so maybe try social media platforms to see if there are any interests in your “friend” circles (facebook, instagram, bloggers,twitter,pinterest,linkdin?)

2. Start small– you don’t need to do the Grouse or Abby grind as soon as you have the motivational explore the outdoors. Just try out something close to your place,even a nice walk like the fort-to-fort trail.

3.find something that is organizedNamaste Hiking Co. was such a great intro to organized yoga as well as hiking.they have multiple types of explorations and you should check them out ! Let us know and we can be your new hiking buddies.

4.It’s all in your head- you need to understand every time you tell yourself you can’t, it really means you won’t. You need to start with your mentality and go from there. Believe you me, I am not perfect and constantly set ridiculous like,it’s to what I can and can’t do. You won’t become an outdoorsy person if you don’t try and say you can! Or find someone to keep you accountable.

We really enjoyed going on this little excursion and look forward to the many social media meet-ups! please check out Namaste Hiking Co!

 

Carla and Jessica

Marvelous Mothers Part 2: Karen Johnson

 

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Instagram: @kpurenaturals
Facebook: /kpurenaturals
Website: http://www.kpurenaturals.com

We are both huge fans of Karen’s products. Besides the fact that they are our go to for skin care and bath products for our children, they are also what we rely on to pamper ourselves after a long day of mothering. We love supporting local moms and are so thankful that we have found her.

 Meet : Karen Johnson

Tell us a little bit about your family and how long you have had your business up and running?

My husband and I have been together since 2006, and have three sons and a daughter.

Before K’pure I had a fitness studio in Abbotsford for five years.   K’pure evolved from a homemade deodorant into the business it is now, in February 2016.

What was the inspiration behind starting your own business?

I’ve always had the dream of being an entrepreneur. When our oldest was a baby and my mat leave was about to end, I wanted to find a way to stay home with him, while still bringing in an income.   At that time, my passion was fitness, and with no child-friendly gyms in my area, I decided to become a certified trainer and start a stroller fitness class.  That evolved into the fitness studio, which then evolved into k’pure.  I loved having a service driven business, but the only way to generate income was to trade my own hours.  Now with k’pure, I am able to hire a team which means more time with my family. Which is the ultimate inspiration.

What is your favorite part about running your own business?   

 The new studio is a block away and this gives me the freedom to set my own hours, drop off and pick up the kids from school, and be close enough to work that I can whip down to the studio after the kids are in bed.

 

When do you find time to fit in work? Do you have a Nanny, childcare, or house cleaner? How do you balance it all?

The most productive hours are when the kids are in bed.  There really hasn’t been much balance, but now that I’ve moved the business out of the home, I am able to separate home and work.  This means super late nights, but it means I can wear my ‘mom’ hat when the kids are home.  We don’t have hired childcare help, so being present when the kids are home is super important to me.

What was the greatest advice you have received since becoming a parent or since starting your own business that has helped you?

The best advice is doing what works for you and your family.  Don’t worry about what works for someone else, or beat yourself about ordering take out again or co-sleeping or whatever it is that works for you, works.  Do what makes your family run smoothly.  

What has been your greatest hurdle when it comes to running your own business and raising your family?

Finding that elusive balance.  Feeling like I’m working too much, or not enough.  Feeling spread thin, which is why it’s extra important to find what works for us.

How do you balance your other relationships in your life (such as friends, parents, partner?)

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I’ve been the world’s worst friend and spouse the last 16 months.  I’m grateful for an amazing husband and friends who support me and who know that once we find a new groove, and I accept more help with k’pure, that I’ll be back on track as a great friend and partner.

What did you want to be when you were younger?

As a child I wanted to be a vet, but after trying my hand as a vet assistant in my twenties, I quickly changed my mind!

What careers have you had I the past that led to where you are today?

All of the careers have brought me here, and there have been a lot. Even the ones I hated, have taught me something that I can use today.  Here’s the list:  paper girl, Red Robin hostess, receptionist,  hairdresser, car part sales person, delivery driver, vet assistant, insurance sales, waitress, service writer,  personal trainer, business owner.

What advice would you give someone just starting out?

Don’t fall into the trap of doing what everyone else is doing.  Align yourself with people who are more successful than you and ask for advice from successful business people!  Try to stand out in your field by doing things differently than anyone else, and don’t be tempted to take short cuts like buying followers. Staying true to you and your brand will make you stand out and give you a reputation that will want other brands to work with you!

 

 

 

What would your dream Mother’s Day look like?

Sleeping in past 6am!  A lazy morning with my husband and kids at home!

 

Thank you Karen for taking the time to stop by and give us a little behind the scenes look into your life. We both hope that you have a wonderful mothers day and look forward to finding out who the lucky person will be to win the “Bath Soak Trio”  when we draw the winners name on Mothers day. Check out our instagram @featherandmane for more details on how to enter.

-Jessica and Carla

Winner is—————– Alexis Cloete — congrats mama!

Marvelous Mothers Part 1: Aleena Webber

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Aleena Webber

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We are Are excited to feature Aleena, a Fantastic Mom and the founder of the local shop – Three Corners artisan. We were first attracted to her beautiful pieces of art when we saw them at a local market. We immediately started following her on Instagram. Seeing her pieces pop up in shops around our small town made her more of a local hero. In one of her instagram posts she mentioned being a mother and that was the final piece of the puzzle. We had no choice but to meet this amazing women and ask if she would like to be a part of our Mothers Day Feature. What an honor to now let you in on a little inside feature of what life as Aleena Webber is like.

 

Please tell us a little bit about your family and how long you have had your business up and running?

“I am the momma to three boys 6,4 and 2 and the wife to one very patient, supportive husband. My husband is the reason I started Three Corners Artisan. He thought I should have a hobby, that was a year and a half ago.”

What was the inspiration behind starting your own business?

“I was on my third maternity leave and felt a little lost. Before I had my boys, I had a successful career in retail management. The draw to stay home with my boys was too strong to stay away the 10-12 hour days. My husband said I should start “throwing” again, so I did. The rest is history.”

What is your favorite part about running your own at home business?

“Oh, that I am in complete control haha! The restraints of retail had always frustrated me. Having to ask someone higher up if this is how they wanted this or that handled. How sales and customer service should be handled. It was always people that were higher up making decisions but it was me looking at the faces of the customer, hearing their stories and wanting to do more. I’m so happy starting at the very beginning of my business. I purchase the supplies, I create the pieces, I photograph (sometimes) the pieces, advertising, shipping everything! The best part is knowing and remembering the customers. The first person who bought my first piece. The first market that accepted my application. It’s so personal, and the best part of having my own business.”

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When do you find time to work? Do you have a Nanny, childcare, or house cleaner? How do you balance it all? Spill the beans!

“I have SO much help! I say I’m the only artisan, and I am when it comes to the creating but I have so much help in other aspects of my business. My parents, in laws and the very best of friends help watch my kiddies and help in my studio. I love them and it means so much to have these people in my lives so I can do what I love.”

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What was the greatest advice you have received since becoming a parent or since starting your own business?

“The best advice I have received as a parent is that even though you feel like you are in the thickest and deepest, the next day will come. An adventure awaits and it gets better.”

What has been your greatest hurdle when it comes to running your own business and raising your family?

“Separating my family time and my business time. It’s so hard to schedule work days and not give attention to my family. Or give my 100% to my family without thinking or doing something with work.”

How do you balance work and family time? Are you someone who keeps to a schedule or do you just slot time in when you can find it?

“I schedule time on a weekly basis only because things constantly come up. I have a firing schedule for my kiln which makes it a bit easier. Then when I receive orders I can give a more accurate turn around time.”

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How do you balance your other relationships in your life (such as friends, parents, partner?)

“There are many hours my friends and hubs have hung out in my studio just to spend time with me. I’m not sure if that’s balance or not?”

 

What advice would you give someone just starting out?

“Be the truest to yourself and try your very hardest to not compare yourself to others.”

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What did you want to be when you were younger?

“A mom”

What was the greatest Mother’s Day/or birthday gift you have ever received?

“My now husband but boyfriend at the time gave me guitar lessons, so I would believe that I could still learn new things.”

What would your dream Mother’s Day look like?

“My family in Tofino. Just the five of us.”

 

Thank you so much Aleena for taking the time to pop by and letting us get to know you a bit more. You can find Aleena at the Bloom Market in Fort Langley this mothers day weekend. Pop and in and check out her creations for yourself. 

Do not forget to enter our give away on Instagram. Aleena will be giving away a Porcelain gold encrusted pendant to one blessed mama. Draw will be on Mothers day. For entry details go to Instagram and look for Aleenas feature post. 

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Join us tomorrow for our next featured Momprenuer. You wont regret it!

 

-Jessica and Carla

 

WINNER IS———————–Wellness with Joanna – Contact us when you find out!

My Ultimate Wishlist, is your's the same as mine?

Okay, we all have them. The invisible list of “if I was a bit richer I could get” list. Yours probably looks different than mine, but IF I could I would get these items I have been admiring forever.

 

The List for me personally.

Via Apartment Therapy | Bacalis Apartment:

Stendig Wall Calendar. I have googled this calendar multiple times, I would love to put it above my bed, or as a fun large calendar by my computer. Anyways. this one is a long term love relationship for me. (photo via Pinterest)

LetterFolk is also awesome! check them out on instagram!

Short-Sleeved Raglan Dress – Tessa Hughes:

Tessa Hughes Raglan Short Sleeve dress! oh man, I bought her Luxe pants a year or so ago, and I envision wearing these items together. (photo via Pinterest)

 

How about "stressed, blessed and rodeo obsessed":

Be Still Clothing company has some AWESOME shirts that I think my youth would love. Even though I naturally stay away from phrases on shirts. I feel like these ones are pretty awesome. check them out!

The "Babes Supporting Babes" Crew | GREY – BRUNETTE The Label:

Brunette label. I love this sweater! I love going to markets, supporting small businesses and knowing that all these ladies are amazing entrepreneurs!

Stores and other items I stare at Constantly

Montrose and George

Spruce Collective

Borealis Manufactory

Bella and Wren

Nettles Tale swimwear

Camp brand goods

These are just a few items I have been ogling over the past while.

 

 

for kids! oh boy, this could be big….

Stores I support first and constantly look in and hope something I love will be in my price range.

Little Bean and Co

Watermelon Tree

Once Upon a Child

Bella and Wren has some cute items as well for kids

Spruce Collective Market

Minimoc/ borealis manufactory

Jax and Lennon

Little and Lively

tumble and roar

wheat kids clothing

VONBON!!! this one is an ultimate fave

devons drawer

whistle and flute

Padraigs

darling and bandit

Kpurnaturals (good for the whole family, not clothes, but a daily essential)

and the LIST GOES ON! (I will fix the links so all the shops asap!but check them out on Instagram)

 

So now you know how obsessed I am at looking at clothes… hopefully you still like me after this post. ENJOY these awesome stores I shared with you if you are in Abbotsford or Fort Langley.

 

  • Owl (Carla)

 

 

How to buy presents without going bankrupt.

Sometimes we get caught up in the Christmas spirit,and think “YOLO” and buy everyone you can think of a gift. You go home thinking to yourself, “wow, I am such a nice person”. In actuality, you just fed your purchase dopamine . I know that when Christmas comes we automatically see our finances and for myself feel poopy because I want to spoil my kids and my family, and I feel like this is the real excuse to spend money. But I am here to help you (and myself) a way to survive the holidays with enough money for the mortgage come January 1st.

1.Here are some great ideas! I love the painted glassware idea.

2. have a gift exchange with everyone! (including the parentals) make it a smaller gift price (instead of 60-100 per person, maybe go to $30 and have it either handmade or local sourced), I purchased an Abby shirt from Montrose and George. a few items from Spruce Collective.

3. Do your kids really need presents from you? I know, I know we all love giving our kids gifts. They will be getting gifts from cousins, grandparents, aunts, uncles, and the list goes on. I also know, for us we decided to be super simple and I know the things my kids really want is time playing with them and baking cookies together.

4. Go sentimental for those who you can go for. We found some amazing pinterest ideas for grandparent gifts, and search your siblings instagram accounts for ideas and who they follow (I know sounds super creepy).

5. Create memories over things. Its so great to see your kids excited about Christmas lights, reindeer, Baby Jesus and all the fun things that happen with this season.

MERRY CHRISTMAS!

What kind of advice do you have for the holidays and staying on budget?!

  • Owl

Quality over Quantity

This year I challenged myself to make sure I bought Quality over Quantity. Sometimes we  get so caught up in buying because of sales, or that my kids NEED to have so many extra pairs of clothes so I should make sure I am equipped. This year, for the kids I decided to make sure my “extra clothing” were hand me downs for daycare and preschool, and that I only purchased the a few extras for those other times where I might want to support local, or have them wear a little special item that matches my style.

P doesn’t like haircuts, so hats and toques or sometimes a pony tail happens for him.
She wears this dress every Sunday haha.
I can’t believe she turned one in October, all items were hand me down besides the “1” shirt.
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Again, mostly hand me downs and Buy-Sell- Swap 
Hunter boots, Once upon a child and hand me downs
This toque is from Old Navy, sweater is from Montrose and George purchased last February, plaid shirt was a present and grey pants were Once upon a child
Jacket- TNA purchased 4 years ago and comes with a down insert ( I wear this jacket 50% of the time), Shirt- Montrose and George . Jeans- MCC (below the belt brand) and Blundstone shoes that were a gift last christmas (and I wear on the daily)

R’s outfit is all once upon a child HandM Brands. and you can’t see but Minimoc moccs purchased at there storefront after selling her last pair for $30 on buy sell swap. ( PHOTOCREDIT #kimnorcrossphotography)

 

R’s Padraigs purchased after selling her last pair for 70% of what I orginally paid. P is wearing Jax and Lennon pants, and puddle jumper sweater. Black Vans that were purchased for $20 at outlet store.
My daughter literally wears that dress on the daily. If I can these are the outfits I would choose them to wear as much as possible.


If you know me well, you would know I have about 20 articles of clothing and 3 pairs of shoes. Yes, I have Blundstones, and Tessa Hughes pants, a TNA winter Jacket (that I have owned for 4 years now), American Apparel Sweatshirt and a pair of Second Yoga Jeans that I found At MCC for 5$.

I often feel like people are judging me because my kids don’t wear no name brands, or I don’t shop at Wal-Mart or Superstore for the cheap items. I know I will get in trouble for this, but I am feeling like this is something that is needed to be said. I am buying Quality over Quantity. My oldest has Hunter boots which are gender neutral so that my younger Daughter can wear them and they will most likely get passed to nieces or nephews that would like to use. I paid $40 for Hunter boots for my kids (GASP), but I have had such bad experiences buying $6 carters rubber boots only to have them break in the same season as buying them. my children both have maybe 2-3 pairs of shoes, we rotate and sell them after on facebook for sometimes just as much as i paid for them.

 

Where I shop:

I try my best to save up for local business items, because I really value Supporting Local and showing that my town can thrive on small shops. So for myself, I live in Abbotsford. So Spruce collective, Borealis Manufactory, Once upon  a child, MCC , Hidden Treasures thrift, Value Village, Spruce Market, Montrose and George, and all those lovely shops downtown abbotsford. I also love ladyfern at highstreet. I love online shops that you can find at pop up shops or markets. I really find Jax and Lennon as one of my favorite kids clothing companies, Locomotive Clothing Co., Whistle and Flute, numpher, and a few more that I can share with you if you ever want to know my favorite shops.

How often do I shop:

I probably attend 50% of the markets that happen, and with being a youth pastor, I tend to look around downtown shops 2-3 times a month. but I am very intentional on purchases. I allow myself to look but make sure that I really think, Do I need this? how often would I wear this? Is this something I can justify buying at this price?

When I purchase something I literally wear it ALL THE TIME, because a. I only have a few articles of clothing, b. I do not keep items if i don’t wear them c. I only look for items that I replace from my original wardrobe (ex. 1 plaid shirt replaces another plaid shirt).

With all of this said. yes, I don’t have huge incoming expenses to pay for large wardrobes and fancy items. So I figure if i am intentionally buying for longevity, diverse easy pieces to pair with others, and something i could potentially resell or reuse for multiple people, than that is why I purchase an Item.

So I purchased in November a 2 pairs of pants for 12$ (because i found pristine condition pants from MCC that are high quality and I had no jeans) and a ABBY shirt from Montrose and George.

This Christmas, I really want to sway you in thinking quality over quantity. We are actually not doing Christmas presents as a family because i know relatives will give to our kids and we are doing a few gift exchanges. Instead we will be getting a few books as a family from Hemingways to read and share some of our older books with friends who want them.

So i guess the answer is yes, I have expensive taste, but i don’t have excessive spending habits so it actually is saving me money vs going over budgets for clothing.

 

  • OWL

LET ME KNOW IF THIS WAS HELPFUL! I would love to hear some feedback, I know this isn’t for everyone, this is just my opinion and how I approach shopping.

Shayla's Sweet Treats

We have the pleasure of meeting Shayla at the Abbotsford Bakers Market and she is just one of those fun lively people you remember.

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1. what is your specialty?

My specialty is custom chocolates. I am able to match almost any theme or color. Customers can come to me with an idea and I recreate that using chocolate. I have matched party decor, business logos, or even drawn a child’s favorite monster truck!

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2. best seller?

My best seller would likely be a toss up between Paw Patrol theme and Frozen theme chocolates.

3. how did you get started? what made you passionate about selling your item?

I saw the business for sale on a Facebook mom group! I am a certified event planner and knew that this type of product fit well with what I was already doing in life career wise. It also paired well with my love of art because it is basically painting with chocolate! As a mom, I also know about how difficult it is to find practical party favors for birthdays and my chocolate lollipops are great as giveaways at events of all types!

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Thank you so much Shayla for allowing us to share your business with the rest of the world!

Check out the website and Instagram

SURPRISE: If anyone shares in the comments that they heard of Shayla’s Sweet Treats Via Feather and Mane they will get 15% off the entire order!

-Owl and Lion

S & S

Sareah was non-stop busy at the Abbotsford Bakers Market , so we briefly said hello, grabbed a few photos and tasted some DELICIOUS taste testers. 
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1) What is your specialty?
Our specialties are making products that are made with clean ingredients, and are yuck free, as in no chemicals, fillers, hormones etc. We use as many organic ingredients as we can, and/or authentically natural. We specialize in gourmet food and bath/body products. For food our specialty right now is Marshmallows and Candied Pecans.
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2) Best Seller?
My best sellers at the market were: Sweet & Salty Candied Pecans, Mini Pavlova, Original Marshmallows and the Pumpkin Spiced Chocolate Dipped Marshmallows. 🙂
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3)How did this all happen?
The two S’s behind S&S are: Scarlett, my (almost) 3 year old daughter, and I am Sareah. We love to cook, bake and create many different things. When Scarlett was around a year, we started these hobbies as something fun to do and our love for it keeps growing. She loves to help me “make” as she calls it.
We first sold bath products and Candied Pecans at the Plaza Christmas Market at the Ramada last year. We were at my sister’s table. (She is Claire from Clairedy Cat & Co.) We almost completely sold out of the Candied Pecans. Then this last summer I sold homemade popsicles and marshmallows at a garage sale and they were a hit! So when I heard about this food market, it was very exciting to be invited to join the first Abbotsford Baker’s Market. Miranda and Raylene did an amazing job and it was a huge success!
 We are having fun getting ourselves out there, taking custom orders and being at markets. We are very excited to have our own table (instead of sharing one, haha) this November at the Plaza Christmas Market at (what was the Ramada) Quality Hotel, hosted by the amazing Carol Larsen.
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4)anything else you want to share with us?
My cousin Kim, inspired me to make marshmallows from scratch. I loved that it was a healthy alternative to store bought, knowing exactly what would be in the recipe and being able to have fun with flavours, without any junk.
We value you, and want to make it easy for everyone to find products that are enjoyable and guilt free, not having to worry about what you are feeding your kids, or what kind of chemicals or toxins you could be putting on your skin or in your body. We don’t want you to have to sacrifice health for joy. You can have both; and people tell us that they can taste and feel the difference. They don’t get that unpleasant feeling you can get from something like a store bought marshmallow or other sweets.
We are expanding our products and flavours all the time.We are excited to be on this path and share it with you.
And last but not least, a shout out to my Mom, Dad, Teanna, Claire and Scarlett for their support, help, ideas and talents that helped this all come together !
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Thank you so much Sareah for sharing with us! we look forward to seeing you at all our favorite market! make sure you check there page!
– Owl and Lion