My Favorite Seattle Shops for Small Business Saturday

Shop These 8 Amazing Boutiques for Small Business Saturday! The ultimate gift guide for local Seattle shops. Click through to find the perfect Christmas or holiday gift for everyone on your list or go to Jojotastic.com for locally made, handmade, artisanal gifts in the PNW. #shopsmall #shoplocal #smallbusinesssaturday #smallbusiness #buylocal #seattle #PNW

Next week is Small Business Saturday, the perfect time to shop locally at your favorite boutiques. I figured the best way to celebrate is to feature my absolute favorite shops here in Seattle! It was SO hard to write this post because, truly, there are some amazing bouquets here in the Emerald City. But if I had to narrow it down to my ride-or-die, always on my mind shops… this list of 8 would be it!

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Get Inspired at The Seattle Home Show

Looking for home decor inspiration? Check out The Seattle Home Show and see how the theme of "Fall Into Focus" is translated into indoor and outdoor decor. @seattlehomeshow #ad #seattle #seattledesign #seattledecor #interiordesign #homeshow #homedecortrends #seattleinteriordesign #seattlehomeshow
Disclosure: This post is sponsored by The Seattle Home Show. All opinions are my own and always will be! Thanks for supporting the content that keeps Jojotastic going.

In this digital age, it’s really easy to get home decor ideas online, but to me, nothing beats an in-person experience. I love traveling for inspiration, wandering local boutiques, and perusing magazines. Anything that is hands on usually equals lots of inspiration for me! Next week I am excited to attend my first ever Seattle Home Show to get even more inspiration for our tiny bungalow and additional interior design projects!

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Wedding Cake Tasting Tips

My Best Tips for Wedding Cake Tasting! Cupcakes, tarts, macarons by Trophy Cupcakes in Seattle. Non-traditional wedding planning tips, Seattle Wedding. PNW wedding @trophycupcakes #caketasting #weddingtips #weddingplanning #weddingcake #weddingcupcakes #nontraditionalwedding #modernwedding #pnwwedding #pacificnorthwestwedding #seattlewedding
Disclosure: For this post, I received product from Trophy Cupcakes. All opinions are my own and always will be! Thanks for supporting content that keeps Jojotastic going.

Being a blogger has brought me so many incredible opportunities, especially now that we’re getting married. A great example is when Seattle-based bakery Trophy Cupcakes reached out to be part of our big day! We’re lucky enough that they are going to provide the desserts for our wedding — YUM. After calming down from the excitement of receiving that email, I realized we needed to set up a wedding cake tasting session! Then I realized I had no idea what we were doing… so I did some research and wanted to share some cake tasting tips for the future brides and grooms out there.

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My 2nd Annual Rummage Sale

Seattle rummage sale! Come scoop up amazing deals from a photographer and prop stylist in Ballard. Home decor, clothing (some designer), photoshoot props, photography equipment, vintage, and more.

In lieu of a Weekend Wellness post, I wanted to share something else a bit more exciting… I’m hosting my second annual Rummage Sale in Seattle tomorrow! I did the first one last year and it was a huge success. It’s my favorite opportunity to connect with local readers and followers, plus to clear out my studio shelves of props I no longer use.

The Details

When: Saturday August 10 from 8 am – 2 pm.

What: heaps of home decor, clothing (some designer!), photoshoot props such as glassware, dinnerware, etc., photography equipment, vintage pieces, and more!

Where: I don’t want to publish my address on the internet, so shoot me an email and I’ll let you know! hello [at] jojotastic.com

A few rules:

  • Please no early birds.
  • Cash only.
  • Bring a friend!

See you tomorrow.

Seattle Neighborhood Travel Guide: Ballard Edition

Seattle Travel Guide: What to Eat, See, & Shop in Ballard! Visiting Seattle and the Pacific Northwest? Check out these tips for the Ballard neighborhood in the Emerald City. #seattle #travelguide #ballard #cityguide #PNW #pacificnorthwest

I’ve gone back and forth a bit on whether I want to do neighborhood-specific travel guides for Seattle. Lately, I’ve gotten asked a TON for recommendations though, so here we go! The Emerald City has manyyy incredible neighborhoods, but I wanted to start with the one I call home: Ballard. There’s so much to share about this awesome corner of Seattle… so let’s dig in!

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I Got My Aura Photographed, Here’s What Happened

All About Aura Portrait Photography! What does it mean to have your aura photographed, where you can do it, and more. #aura #auraportrait #auraphotography #wellness #selfcare

AURA AURA is an experiential portrait practice of Detroit-based creative, Eileen Lee. Eileen and I have been internet friends for a very, very long time. I invited my good friend Becca to get her aura portrait photographed with me as soon as Eileen opened her Seattle pop-up. I decided to let Becca tell her view of our aura portrait sessions. AURA AURA is a pop-up aura studio located in Seattle and Detroit. Book an aura portrait session here.

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