Pack a Picnic Basket for Your Senses With Food-Scented Candles and Soaps

Summer’s here! We’re packing our picnic baskets and making shopping lists for our backyard bashes. Invite your sense of smell to partake in the summertime soirees with candles that smell like cupcakes and soaps scented like sugary sweets. These bath, body, and home creations smell just like your favorite treats! These ultra-realistic self-care goodies don’t…

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Meet Ellen Demotses: Indie Business Network 3Q 2023 Scholarship Recipient

We are excited to introduce you to Ellen Demotses of Soul Holistic Health, our 3Q 2023 Maker Scholarship Recipient! Ellen offers small batch, hand crafted, artisan tea blends made with local organic, wild crafted ingredients. About Ellen In addition to her herbal business, Ellen runs a bookkeeping business. Unfortunately, many of her bookkeeping clients closed…

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Answer the Call of the Wild: Summer Day Hike Essentials

Your adventurous soul is probably bursting out of its seams, ready to jump into your list of trails and hikes to explore this summer. What did you miss the most? The cool spray of waterfalls kissing your cheeks? The dewy aroma of a tree-lined path? The hushed tones of nature quieting your mind? However the…

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Celebrate Pride Month With 9 Candles and Soaps Supporting the LGBTQ+ Community

June ushers in a celebratory time of year—Pride Month! We love to see how handmade artisans tune into this special time of year through exclusive product launches and philanthropic efforts.  Some are from LGBTQ+ businesses, others are donating a portion of sales to charities close to their heart. If you want to treat yourself or…

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Make More Than Products with Chelsea Selby Randazza of Witch Baby Soap – Indie Business Podcast Episode 94

Welcome to Episode 94 of the Indie Business Podcast! In this episode, you’ll meet Chelsea Selby Randazza of Witch Baby Soap in Cranford, New Jersey. It was nearly a decade ago when, in her kitchen, baby strapped to her chest, Chelsea first started making and selling soap and bath bombs and realized there was a…

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Sunshine Yellow Self-Care Ideas That Will Light Up Your Summer

Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer. Now that it’s in the rearview mirror, we can say hello to sunny summertime favorites! We’re eyeing beauty products as bright as the summer sun. Candles that radiate with pure joy. Oranges that gleam with summer bliss. Sun-kissed colors are a great way to boost your mood—so…

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Apply For IBN’s Q3 2023 Scholarship

The Indie Business Network was founded 20 years ago based on the transformative power of entrepreneurship. We believe it is time to replace traditional notions of entrepreneurship with the increasingly obvious reality that entrepreneurship is for everyone, and can be defined in different ways by different people with uniquely different lifestyle goals. You do not…

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Best Father’s Day Gifts For The Coolest Dad In Town

Dad opens the wrapping paper, expecting another patterned tie. But not this year! This year, you’re tapping into a new slate of Father’s Day gifts handcrafted by artisan makers. Whether he’s an outdoorsman, a dapper dad, a music fan, or just loves to kick back and relax, here are top-rated gifts for dad that’ll make…

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Candles and Scents That Will Supercharge Work-From-Home Creativity

Barking dogs, wailing kids—that stack of unfolded laundry waiting in the corner. Working from home has a long list of perks—but it can be chocked full of distractions. But when you do finally get in the zone—you’re unstoppable. One overlooked work-from-home productivity hack? A perfectly scented candle or room spray. The right scent settles your…

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Summer Foot Care That Will Get Your Feet Flip-Flop Ready

The sun is breaking through the seams of spring, begging you to say goodbye to bulky rainboots and hello to sandals. Whether you’re a gladiator gal or love a pair of poolside slides, your toes and heels probably need a little TLC before seeing the sun. So we’ve rounded up the best in all-natural foot…

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Beautiful Spring Skincare That Will Absolutely Brighten Your May

You know the old saying—April showers bring May flowers! May is officially here, introducing a fresh suite of floral-inspired spring skincare. Roses, lilies, strawberries, and lavender are here to revive your skincare routine with a new season of bright and bouncy goodies. Whether you’re seeking a dewy glow, a sparkling countenance, or a wake-up call…

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Brighten Mom’s Day With 9 Mother’s Day Gifts She’ll Actually Love

There’s no debate that mom deserves a day of wild appreciation. But the only question on your mind: What unique gift will make Mother’s Day 2023 as unforgettable as everything mom has done for you? Whether you’re shopping for mamas, aunts, grandmas, or life-long besties, a thoughtful, one-of-a-kind gift tops anything from a big box…

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