Whether it’s to enliven your home indoors or out, speakers at the Good Earth Home, Garden & Living Show this weekend at the fairgrounds in Eugene have got you covered. Nearly 50 speakers will take to various stages at the Lane Events Center, starting with keynoter Shannon Quimby of Portland.
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Beat the Crowds, Shop Local Online
I love is supporting local artisans but don’t like the hassle of fighting for parking spaces and navigating crowded stores. Luckily there’s a way to avoid the holiday horrors and still shop locally, and it’s called Etsy.
Cousin Jack’s Pastys
Pastys are a traditional Cornish pastry of meat and vegetables tucked into a flaky dough pocket. The owners of this business come from a large family with family members involved in many different local ventures, so I wrongly assumed that was the origin of the name Cousin Jack. I came to understand that the name […]
Curious K9 Boutique
LeAnne Schilling, 24, owner of Curious K9 Boutique, comes from a family of dog lovers. Her father worked for canine enforcement for Customs in Texas. He’s trained dogs for police work, personal protection, search and rescue. Her parents also own Schilling’s Canine Social Club for dogs.
Grow Your Own Coral
Ian McMenamin worked sweeping floors in a pet store at age 13, and was “mesmerized” by the saltwater reef tanks. He began growing coral for himself 10 years ago, slowly cultivating more exotic species, some of which can sell for $300 for a quarter-sized piece and take two years to grow. In time, coral aficionados […]
Woman of Interest – Cristen Braatz
Cristen Braatz is an interior designer and jewelry designer in Eugene with a magnificent collection of antiques she transforms into modern pieces. She finds that the smallest treasures often have big stories behind them.
Ashes to Beauty – Surviving and Thriving
Tammy is the founder of Ashes to Beauty, a long-term residential program for women who are rebuilding their lives following addiction or abuse. Tammy purchased the home three years ago and spent six months remodeling it to accommodate up to five women. It was important to her that there be an element of work and […]
Chic Boutique With European Flair
Fashionable women who want to dress in a European style could schedule yearly shopping trips to New York or Italy. But there’s no need. The women behind Due Donne Women’s Boutique bring timeless and high-quality clothing right here to Eugene.