Shop from friends and local stores

shopping bagsWe have friends that create beautiful art, write insightful books or share other gifts and creations with the world. I thought I would round them up for you in one place as we begin a season of giving and shopping. Visit the links below or your own friends’ sites and stores to support the economy of artistry and creation.

Leslee Mitchell Photography

Gordon Glass Studio


Beard Sauce

Batch Nashville

Thistle Farms

Acrylic Monkey

The Dollar Wallet

Jitterberries – kids’ clothing

Rumba Roast

Adams Family Creations

Hope Lives Apparel

Of course, there’s also Pick Tennessee‘s site that is a great resource too!


New Business Marketing by Dave Delaney

Simplify Your Life and other books by Sam Davidson

The In-Between by Jeff Goins

Start by Jon Acuff

Becoming a Life Changer by Tammy Helfrich

Gospel Wakefulness and other books by Jared C. Wilson

Beyond the To Do List by Erik Fisher and Jim Woods

Think of your own friends too and support them this holiday season. I also created this list early one morning and may add to it over time. If you would like to list your items here, just shoot me a message.