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Every once in awhile, I get into “gift buying mode.” I online shop or wander Marshall’s finding random things that I know people will love. Every so often, I find stuff that isn’t necessarily for a specific person but I still want to give it to somebody. That happened the other day when I stumbled upon this blanket and the snake mug. I decided I wanted to do a giveaway and was able to work out an arrangement with Abby (owner of Hopdox here in Ohio) where I photographed the pieces in exchange for this giveaway!

If you don’t follow me on Instagram, you may have missed my post from last night. I’ll share it here again so if you already read it, skip on ahead.

I’ve always gone out of my way to support women-owned businesses. And local. And women of color. That’s always been a focus for us at The Wonder Jam. After last week, I realized that there are a few tangible ways that I can focus my efforts right now instead of reading articles and crying. I can donate. I can support these businesses by providing pro bono photography and design so that these businesses continue to grow. I can also connect people. It’s EXTREMELY important to meet people who are different than you. No matter where you live, who you love, what language you speak or what you believe…it’s important to practice empathy and ask questions.

I think that this giveaway is happening at the best time because:

  1. It allows me to support a local, female-owned business here in Ohio
  2. It allows me to give back
  3. It allows anyone interested in the giveaway to also participate in my 4th Annual Holiday Gift Swap! I opened registration for that today because we will all benefit from supporting local and meeting someone NEW this year.

In order to enter to win these items below, you can enter using the Rafflecopter form. I’ll choose a winner on Friday at 12am Eastern.

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[Blanket by Specks & Keepings, Gradient vase by CKTC, Speckled necklace by Franca and Coasters by Cotton & Flax all donated by Hopdox — Kate Spade book and Snake Mug contributed by me]

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14 Comments

  • Reply Michelle

    Thanks for doing this giveaway. Love that you are supported women-owned businesses!

    November 15, 2016 at 8:24 AM
  • Reply Emily Norton

    Love!!! Super cute stuff :)

    November 15, 2016 at 9:53 AM
  • Reply Briana

    I’m SO excited about the gift-swap this year! The giveaway items are so fun!

    November 15, 2016 at 10:05 AM
  • Reply Rowena

    Supporting small businesses especially those owned by women is just one the ways we can give back. Thanks for the giveaway too!

    November 15, 2016 at 11:25 AM
  • Reply Hannah

    I love Hindersweet! A local, woman-owned business, selling jewelry on Etsy…

    November 15, 2016 at 1:31 PM
  • Reply Megan

    This is great, thank you for supporting women and their businesses! Inspires me to remember to do so more often!

    November 15, 2016 at 2:52 PM
  • Reply Hannah

    I love this sentiment! And I love supporting female-owned businesses. It’s really not hard to do in Northampton, but the yarn store is probably my favorite.

    November 15, 2016 at 3:29 PM
  • Reply Nadia

    Hello from Paris-France !
    Thanks for this giveaway Allie ! I am supporting all the ‘mumpreneurs’ who found their way in succeeding both in their businesses and their family life. Happy mums, happy kids, better world ! Keep going on the tremendous projects you guys are running, you and Adam are sparkling ! {^^} Nadia

    November 16, 2016 at 3:59 AM
  • Reply Jesi

    I love this idea!! Thank you for supporting the artistic community, I feel like people who truly value small business are few and far between.

    November 16, 2016 at 5:36 PM
  • Reply Elizabeth W

    Love Rowe in Columbus!

    November 16, 2016 at 10:42 PM
  • Reply Bethlyn

    Love this! Great idea!

    November 17, 2016 at 8:53 AM
  • Reply Caroline

    So cute

    November 17, 2016 at 7:54 PM
  • Reply Kendra

    Love this!!!

    November 17, 2016 at 8:26 PM
  • Reply Ciera Holzenthal

    I love Lionheart Prints based in New Orleans, Liz is super cool and has such unique products. I also love her mission “We spread messages of humor and heart because we believe in the power of positivity– that the messages you give yourself can change your life.”

    November 17, 2016 at 11:56 PM
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