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Great Handmade Holiday Gifts for Everyone on Your List

I love giving handmade holiday gifts. Whether the gift is something a friend or loved one has made themselves, or that they’ve bought from a small creative business, there’s something so thoughtful and unique about a handmade piece. From accessories to ambiance accents like candles and planters, small creatives offer a wide variety of options. Explore my Handmade Holiday Gift Guide here!

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Why You Will Love Yarn Crafts: The Health Benefits of Crocheting & Knitting

Crafting, in general, has been shown to be beneficial for our health. Yarn crafts, like crochet and knitting, in particular, are helpful for those of us suffering from anxiety and depression. So, if you’re looking for something to take you mind off major sources of stress in your life, picking up some yarn and a set of crochet hooks or knitting needles might help you out! Read more about yarn crafts and learn how to get started on your own projects here!

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Critter Crafting Cat Mats: Pet Blankets for Cats

Did you know I have a crochet shop? Well, I do! My shop, Critter Crafting, specializes in Cat Mats, handmade crochet pet blankets for cats and small dogs. All of Critter Crafting grew out of a desire to keep the furbabies in my life comfy cozy — really, the epitome of Cat Mom Life! Read up on Cat Mat frequently asked questions and learn more about my cozy pet blankets for cats here!

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Cat Mom Life: Great Cat Beds That Cats Actually Use

When I adopted Louis, I bought an adorable pink and white chenille plush pet bed thinking he would use it. Clearly, I was new to the cat world. He had no interest. However, as time went on, I came across a few cat beds that cats actually use. We have a few tried and true favorites in our house that come King Lou & Co approved for your furbaby. Check out the kitties’ favorites here!

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Vim + Vigor Candle Co.: Handcrafted and Sustainable Candles

Earlier this month, Vim + Vigor Candle Co. gifted me a gorgeous candle to try. The brand struck me from the start with their simple and elegant packaging, and the scent of the candle was stunning. The more I learned about Vim + Vigor Candle Co., the more I appreciated the candle. Learn about the brand’s commitment to sustainability and explore the beautiful scents here!

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The Flamingo Flea: Shop Small, Shop Local

The Flamingo Flea is a recurring market that features eclectic crafts and goods, creating by local makers throughout South Florida. With an emphasis on expanding local creators’ growth and sustainability, the Flamingo Flea has created a sense of community around the creative. Lately, due to COVID-19, the Flamingo Flea has gone virtual. Since in-person events aren’t possible at the moment, the market has moved online so you can “shop like a local 24/7.” Learn more about the Virtual Flamingo Flea, and get details about Critter Crafting’s involvement in the events, here!

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