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  • Local Love - Breckenridge Baby
    October 9, 2019

    Local Love - Breckenridge Baby

    Let's face it...mamas love shopping for their little babies, and we find joy in them having the cutest clothes! I'll be the first to admit, I might have a problem (shopping while nursing is a thing, y'all). Well, my sweet...

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  • Local Love: Muletown Barre
    July 24, 2019

    Local Love: Muletown Barre

    If you follow us on Instagram, you may have seen my stories about Muletown Barre (primarily before Owen was born), and you know how much I love my studio I go to! I need to tell you a little back...

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  • Local Love - The Dotted Lime
    June 26, 2019

    Local Love - The Dotted Lime

    **A preface: We were doing this series about local favorites, and then some how we stopped...I'm going to blame it on moving locations and finding out we were pregnant...** If you follow us on social media, you know our love...

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  • Local Love - Tee The Barber
    August 29, 2018

    Local Love - Tee The Barber

    One our very favorite people in town is my barber, Tee! Soon after we moved, I needed a barber badly. I have a bad habit of letting my hair grow out before I give in. Some friends recommended Finishing Touch Barber Shop just a few blocks from our shop. Tee and I quickly became friends, bonding over our love for entrepreneurship and community!
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  • Local Love - Muletown Coffee
    June 26, 2018

    Local Love - Muletown Coffee

    When we moved away, Bryson's parents would tell us about this amazing coffee shop located in Downtown Columbia, and if we are completely honest, we didn't really believe them. At that time, there really wasn't much in Columbia and we lived in the heart of a blooming coffee culture in Nashville so the idea of good coffee elsewhere was (albeit myopic) impossible. 
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  • Local Love: Bleu 32
    May 29, 2018

    Local Love: Bleu 32

    One of the places we love to send our visitors is Bleu 32. It's a ginormous vintage marketplace, but it's certainly not your average antique mall! Our friend Bonnie has done an amazing job curating some really creative and unique booths that make every visit a little bit different!
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  • Local Love - Los Potros
    May 11, 2018

    Local Love - Los Potros

    We need to gush for a minute about our favorite taco spot in Columbia. It tops our list of where we send locals for a bite to eat when they're looking for fast, fresh and affordable. 
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