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We have so many good things right here in the heart of Central California. Of course there are the obvious things like fresh nectarines all summer and In-N-Out basically anytime you want. But then there’s the things that really keep this world spinning;

Small Businesses

I don’t know about you, but from my experience, running a business is hard work! It may seem like sunshine and daisies because there’s perks like being your own boss and spending more time with your family, kids (both human and furry kids) and friends.

So this holiday season I challenge you to shop local.

Find meaningful, quality gifts and support small shops right here in the local community! And if you like anything you’re seeing in this post, check out their business links at the bottom. Cheers!

Links to all businesses pictured here are available at the bottom of this post!

Photography: Megan Stone Photography
Wreaths, Shiplap Art & Stockings: Graced Designs
Custom Bibles: Legacy of Love Creations
Handmade Ornaments & Stockings: From Thailand with Love
Plants & Greenery: Foliage Clovis
Hand Lettering: Pen to My Paper

Click on the business names to visit their site and check out their work!


Christmas Challenge

Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017


Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

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