Small Business Saturday: Shop Geeky, Shop Moms

Gift Guide

Back in the summer of 2017, GeekMom decided we needed an online forum where we could all hang out and talk with other geeky moms. Since Facebook was “where it was at” back then, and we hadn’t really delved into the cybersecurity problems thereunto appertaining, we created the Facebook Group GeekMom Talk.

Over time, our little group grew, sort of like the Little Engine That Could. Today, we have over 350 members. Our supportive group of moms has been around long enough for the new moms to be veterans and for GeekMom to even find a few writers from the group. So, because we love to support our favorite mamas, we put out the call to the group, collected our small business owners, and we’re here to share them – in their own words.  We may not be “shopping local” physically, but we’re definitely shopping local to our hearts.

Goat Milk Chocolate Soap, Image: Pumpkin Craft
Goat Milk Chocolate Soap, Image: Pumpkin Craft

Pumpkin Craft

“Offering all-natural artisan soaps and aromatherapy heating pads, Pumpkin Craft is the perfect place to shop for your loved ones this holiday season. Since shopping local is so important to me, I source the most local ingredients I can find, using raw goat milk from a farm in my town, and honey from a beekeeper in my neighborhood. Please feel free to inquire about custom orders and happy holidays!”

Stall, Image: Celtic Frog Crafts
Stall, Image: Celtic Frog Crafts

Celtic Frog Crafts

“Owned and operated by a geeky mom, Celtic Frog Crafts is a business devoted to making awesome and practical gifts. Dice bags, purses, custom drawstring or zipper bags, embroidered home decor, and many other items are available, most with nerdy designs. Owner Angela Leach has a lifetime of nerdery to drive her crafting, and loves to incorporate subtle designs in her art for daily use.”

Captain Phasma Watercolor Print, Image: IndieArtful
Captain Phasma Watercolor Print, Image: Indie Artful

Indie Artful

“I paint nerdy watercolors and create prints for you to enjoy in your home or office! I specialize in ‘subtle’ art prints, such as my Harry Potter Botanicals, and also Star Wars and Pokemon! I’m always happy to discuss a unique or custom piece of art, so please reach out if you have any requests! I’ll be offering free shipping throughout the month of November and December!”

Light Blue Flower Cameo Sweater Clip, Image: Retro Dames Boutique
Light Blue Flower Cameo Sweater Clip, Image: Retro Dames Boutique

Retro Dames Boutique

“Woman, retired Army veteran-owned by Shannon O’Neil (Miss SparkleShan). I combined my love of crafting and pinup/vintage style to make handmade, retro, vintage and pinup inspired fashion accessories (flower hair clips, fascinators, sweater clips, jewelry) and home decor. Custom orders available.”

Products for Sale, Image: Rally Lights
Products for Sale, Image: Rally Lights

Susquehanna MotorSports or

“I sell automotive accessories and racing safety equipment. We specialize in Hella brand automotive lighting and Sparco safety equipment and racing gear, just to name two of the brands we specialize in. With just two employees, we really are a small business.”

Inspired: It's Crystal Clear, Image: She Geeks Art
Inspired: It’s Crystal Clear, Image: She Geeks Art

She Geeks Art

“I’m a nerdy artist who sells custom art on canvas or through vinyl creations. From mugs to jewelry to shirts, I let my imagination guide my self-taught craft and with a strong geek lean, just create, create, create!”

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1 thought on “Small Business Saturday: Shop Geeky, Shop Moms

  1. Participation in e-business has many positive aspects: The network allows it to effectively compete with large enterprises; the probability of excluding intermediaries; autonomy from borders and state taxes: With regard to the application of the e-store, the advantages are also obvious: Today’s business is characterized by a continuous increase in global competition and an increase in the level of customer requirements. Many companies use special e-commerce technologies in order to offer advanced pre-and after-sales support, including providing detailed product information, instructions for its use and prompt response to customer complaints.

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