This year has been one full of lessons, both personally and professionally. There is beauty in all experiences, whether joyous or painful. Something I’ve often had to remind myself of over the course of the year; whether adventuring in Portugal, dealing with product set-backs or feeling a gut wrenching sense of sorrow over the hate-fueled rhetoric and actions of my fellow Americans. As frustrating, maddening, and at times, disheartening, some of those experiences have been, I am grateful for the chance to grow, re-focus and keep moving forward. I am grateful for the greater sense of community, love and purpose I feel from my supporters, friends and family. I don’t know what 2017 will bring, but what I do know is that I will continue to build my business, nurture my relationships and continuing to do what I can to fight for those in need. What are you looking forward to in 2017?
Cheers to a peaceful, prosperous and joyous New Year!
The biggest Etta + Billie sale of the year is just around the corner and we are so excited so rally donations for a cause very close to our hearts - food insecurity! Each year, Black Friday weekend is dedicated to using our shopping traffic to raise funds for a local food bank. Rather than a Black Friday sale, I've always wanted to make this holiday madness about fundraising! Read more about how The Giving Back Sale is working for support families in the central coast with warm meals and supplies.
The Holiday season always brings tons of exciting maker markets and craft fairs for Etta and Billie. I wanted to take a moment to highlight some of my favorite craft fairs throughout Central California and the Bay Area - where so many of my fellow maker friends and customers have been able to see me! And lucky for you - you too can find me at these fairs this year to smell all of my delicious soaps and products in person!
We have a new Etta + Billie gift set favorite returning this year and we are so excited about it! The Holiday Indulgence Gift Set comes with one of our seasonal holiday soaps, your choice of lotion, and a natural loofa. People love it because it is a full bathing experience, and we especially love it because of how nourishing it's ingredients are!