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Hustle & Heart: A Small Business Guide

Get acquainted with some of the best small businesses around.


You've probably read or heard by now that when you shop small, somebody does a little happy dance. It's true. Small business owners do indeed dance a jig or do the running man or chair dance or whatever when you give them the pleasure of your business or tell your friends about their shop.

Here we've rounded up just a few of our favorite small businesses. All of them are ready to pamper you with extra attention and the knowledge and talent to help you find exactly what you want and what you didn't know you needed.

Get acquainted with your new favorite shops, and let's make them dance.


Accessories, Apparel & Fashion


Disruptive Dezigns

Dressing the COOLEST kids of all ages in the HOTTEST threads! We offer boutique quality, custom clothing and accessories.

Etsy: Disruptive Dezigns

Facebook: Disruptive Dezigns

Instagram: Disruptive Dezigns

Pinterest: Disruptive Dezigns


Direwolf Leather

Direwolf Leather provides fine leather goods you're not only proud to own, but are built to last. Small batch goods, handcrafted quality.

Website: www.DIREWOLFLEATHER.com

Facebook: Direwolf Leatherwork

Instagram: Direwolf Leatherwork

Email: direwolfleather@yahoo.com

144 Collection

144 Collection specializes in handmade bags, clutches, wristlets, makeup bags, coin purses and baby accessories with a retro flair. Our accessories are high quality, fun, whimsical and let you express your one-of-a-kind style. 

Website: www.144collection.com

Facebook: 144 Collection

Instagram: 144 Collection

Email: info@144collection.com


Snarklets

Snarklets are designed (and customized) for those of us that need a bit of "umph" to carry our load. Some tough love to power us through the day. Visit our shop for bracelets, rings, coffee scoops, bar blades, and other gifts hand stamped with mantras for REAL life.

Website: Snarklets.net

Facebook: Snarklets

Instagram: Snarklets

Twitter: Snarky_Sisters

Pinterest: Snarklets

Contact: snarklets@snarklets.net



Home/Office Decor and Gifts


Snark Boss

Snark Boss sells mugs and t-shirts geared towards office workers and entrepreneurs. Everybody needs a little ceramic vessel of snark. Add a little bite to your workday. 

Website: snarkboss.com

Facebook: Snark Boss

Instagram: Snark Boss Email: snarkbossshop@gmail.com


Markit maven

We are a woman-owned ceramic printing company with gift ideas for any occasion: weddings, birthdays, babies, homes, showers, gardens, pets and more. Finally-affordable, durable, food and dishwasher safe (and best of all personalized) ceramic products using your custom artwork, pdf, or photo. Special pricing for bulk orders or large business orders.

Website: Markitmaven.com

Facebook: Markitmaven

Instagram: Markitmaven

Email: Jklein@markitmaven.com or Dlaffin@markitmaven.com


Health, Wellness, & Beauty


Jazz it up with Jess 

SeneGence is a makeup & skin care line that it cruelty free, vegan, and anti-aging. 

Makeup and lipstick is long wearing. 

Facebook: Jazz It Up with Jess 

Instagram: Jazz It Up with Jess

Email: mcnallyjess0809@gmail.com


Mich Mak’s Avon

Skincare, cosmetics, jewelry, fashion, seasonal items & gifts. Recently acquired by LG H&H, Avon now carries brands you love like Chi, belif, and The Face Shop. With new innovations being added each campaign, you’ll want to take a look!

Website: www.youravon.com/michmak Facebook: Mich Mak’s Avon

Paige Champagne

Paige Champagne is a health coach, writer and Young Living leader with a team that spans the United States, Canada and Australia. As a recovering addict and alcoholic, Paige runs an empowerment program for team members affected with addiction and its devastation. Her program is an ongoing journey that teaches those in recovery how to start over with dignity and grace while empowering themselves with healthy choices and successful business practices.

Website: www.paigechampagne.com

Facebook: Pinky Paige Champagne Loga

Instagram: thepaigechampagne

Email: thepaigechampagne@gmail.com


CoachJanineS (Health and Wellness)

Integrated Regional Director

Independent Certified Optavia Coach

I have the greatest occupation I could imagine!  I run a national community and organization of Certified Health Coaches.  We primarily help people get to a healthy weight and support them in learning healthy habits to create better health.  

Facebook: Coach Janine S

Facebook: Coachjanines

Instagram: Coachjanines

Cell: 516-901-8168

Email coachjanines@gmail.com



Party Planning


CC Slumber Party

Planning the perfect slumber party can be stress free if you leave the work to us! Here at CC Slumber Party we create a lasting and unique memory for children.  We have many themes to choose from and love creating your vision.  Our “Bestie” package of 2 tents has become a favorite.  We also do parties as large as 15 tents. Please consider CC Slumber Party for all your sleepover needs!

Services all of Suffolk County & parts of Nassau

Website: www.ccslumberparty.com

Facebook: CC Slumber Party 

Instagram: CC Slumber Party


Graphic Design/Invitations


Peachy Peanut Prints

Freelance Graphic Designer

Graphic design service offering many affordable digital + printed products for small businesses and all of life's reasons to celebrate. Personalized school signs, pregnancy announcements, party invitations, business cards, favor/product tags, fair/trade show banners, newsletters, ads AND MORE. Personal customer service, high attention to detail and quick turnaround times. 

Website: www.peachypeanutprints.com

Etsy: www.etsy.com/shop/PeachyPeanutPrints

Facebook: Peachy Peanut Prints

Instagram: Peachy Peanut Prints

Pinterest: Peachy Peanut Prints

Email: threePdigital@gmail.com  

Divone Design

We design custom unique party necessities for all occasions such as: wedding/party invitations, favors, logos, handmade gift boxes, folding cartons, event planning services and more.

Facebook: Divone Design

Instagram: Divone Design


Digital Marketing


Bogaty Communications

Bogaty Communications is your link to communicating effectively through digital marketing.  From social media content and creation to blogs, to marketing copy - we take boring content and make it brilliant content. Be creative with better communication.

516-298-3338

Email: sbogaty@bogatycommunications.com

Website: www.bogatycommunications.com Facebook: bogatycommunications Instagram: bogatycommunications Linked In: Sarah Bogaty

Bogaty Communications

Baked Goods


It’s the Sugar

Custom party platters and favors. Cookies, cakes, pies and chocolate dipped treats!

Facebook: itsthesugar.ny Instagram: itsthesugar.ny Email: Itsthesugar@yahoo.com


And THAT, as they say, is a WRAP. Thank you for supporting small businesses.

Love, peace, disco, and happy shopping!


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