Category Archives: Behind the Biz

I became familiar with Gaylinyet Roberts’ hair and makeup artistry in the Seattle photography community. Every time I came across a set of portraits of an individual and adored their overall look, it was the work of Gaylinyet (or Gaylin for short). Besides the fact that I desperately wanted her to work her magic on me, […]

Billy and I were exploring a new part of town one dreary Seattle Saturday and we walked in for a late lunch at Bing’s in Madison Park. Before we were even seated and had menus in our hand, I noticed the art on the walls. I was instantly struck by an abstract Seattle skyline piece and when i pointed […]

Nestled in an adorably quaint loft above Seattle’s Melrose Market, is Butter Home. This gem of a shop opened in November 2010 stock full of perfect little gifts, housewares, and lovely handmade goods. Within it’s first year of opening, Butter Home was featured in Seattle Magazine as the best new store in Seattle! This week, the stop […]

Ashley Rodriguez founded her business, Not Without Salt, in 2009. She loved everything about the foodblogging world, especially how it allowed her to be creative and pursue her passions while being able to stay at home with her three children. Since 2009, Not Without Salt has grown to become an award-winning cooking blog and has […]

i was lying awake in bed one night, as i usually do, and i thought, “what if i could get to know seattle a bit more? more specifically, its small businesses. as a small business owner myself, i am constantly wanting to learn more about how to better run things. as a people person, i […]