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Meet Maya Madsen: Owner/Founder

Meet Maya Madsen: Owner/Founder

We had the good fortune of connecting with Maya Madsen and we’ve shared our conversation below. Hi Maya, can you walk us through the thought-process of starting your business?I was in the fitness industry for nearly thirty years and on my “cheat” days, I couldn’t find what I was looking for on the market. I just wanted a crisp on the outside, chewy on the inside gourmet cookie. As a vegan with a sweet tooth, I decided to craft my own recipes. Over the years, I would bring those cookies to my kids’ events, fundraisers and so on and other...

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Tips To Celebrate Valentine’s Day At Home

Tips To Celebrate Valentine’s Day At Home

Last Valentine’s Day was a lot different. We could plan a nice date night out, stay out until the wee hours of the morning, and we didn’t think anything of it. This year is so different. Vacations have turned into staycations, going out has become staying in, and Valentine’s Day is the next celebration at home. Just because it’s at home doesn’t mean you can’t have the best Valentine’s Day. We put together this post to help you celebrate.

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Share the love and shop local this Valentine's Day

Share the love and shop local this Valentine's Day

Maya, a female-black owned business owner, started selling her vegan cookies in 2015 at local farmer’s market to help get her boys through college. She struggled early in the pandemic but after the Black Lives Matter movement, she went he went from 20 online orders to 3,000 overnight. She turned the lobby of the Grantville bakery into a storefront. “I really do pour all my heart and soul into these cookies,” said Madsen. This weekend you can make your cookie up an Instagram moment with a free Valentine’s photobooth. “Share the love cookies, make people happy and who doesn't love...

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Black-Owned Businesses to Support In Honor of Black History Month

Black-Owned Businesses to Support In Honor of Black History Month

February is Black History Month! We urge you to think about your shopping habits this month. Where are you buying your products from? Why not support a Black-owned business? We compiled a list of some pretty incredible beauty, fashion and lifestyle brands, and we think you'll absolutely love them. Keep reading to find out all about the Black-owned businesses we're planning on supporting in honor of Black History Month.

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