Gwen’s 2017 Gift Guide…O Deer!

FacebookGoogle+PinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditStumbleUponThanks For Sharing!Shop Small, Shop Local & Have Fun! Welcome to the Holiday chaos and madness (and hopefully, fun and fulfilling) of 2017. If you’re like me, you wonder how it got here so fast. Didn’t we just put away the decorations? Well, my views on the acceleration of Time are for another post. Today,…

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It’s All About The Shop

FacebookGoogle+PinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditStumbleUponThanks For Sharing!Growing a Business on Etsy For most weeks lately, the only post I have managed on this blog has been my Weekly Feature for items listed on my  O Deer Mercantile Etsy Shop. This week I am skipping the update. This will be a fairly short post with the promise of more later perhaps.…

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Gwen’s Gift Shopping Guide 2016 ~ O Deer

FacebookGoogle+PinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditStumbleUponThanks For Sharing!Find a Gift… Shop Small or Local It’s that time of year again! We are all bustling about trying to “finish our Holiday Gift Shopping early”. I am a dedicated proponent of the Shop Small and Shop Local philosophy, and I do indeed support and spend my money with many of our nearby…

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Small Business Saturday

FacebookGoogle+PinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditStumbleUponThanks For Sharing!After the Turkey Sale 2016 Thanksgiving is over and now we’re eating turkey leftovers (and pumpkin pie 😃), but the  #blackfridaysmallbusinesssaturdaycybermondaysale continues on through Monday. Be sure and stop by O Deer Mercantile and check out our vintage goodies and Gaia’s awesome hand-made plushies and dolls. We have some amazing mid-century items, craft…

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Local Bake Shop Visit

FacebookGoogle+PinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditStumbleUponThanks For Sharing!Daytona Ormond Beach Local Eatery ~ Donnie’s Donuts 1/20/2017—Just a quick note! Donnie’s Donuts shop sustained considerable damage when Hurricane Matthew passed through this area in October 2016, and were not able to reopen then. They have since secured a new space at 200 E. Granada in Ormond Beach (Closer to us 😀 ) and…

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Kaylah’s Holiday Gift Guide

FacebookGoogle+PinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditStumbleUponThanks For Sharing!Welcome to the O Deer Christmas Treasure Hunt… Originally, we were going to do a single post featuring the O Deer Favorite Christmas Shopping Sites. However, we are such an eclectic group, with intersecting but still widely divergent tastes and styles, that we decided to do not one, but three gift guides featuring the places…

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Networking— Getting our Name Out There!

FacebookGoogle+PinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditStumbleUponThanks For Sharing!O Deer Mercantile (Remember Our Name) My past two weeks have been insane, I hardly felt the end of August brush on by, and now September has quietly crept its way into my 2015 (Beyonce) calendar. Aside from dying my hair and taking care of a new eyebrow piercing, I just recently started…

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Love your Locale

FacebookGoogle+PinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditStumbleUponThanks For Sharing!Shop Slow, Shop Small, Shop Local   While it is true that I love the convenience and variety provided by online shopping, and that we now have an Etsy Shop— O Deer Mercantile— I remain committed to shopping our local small businesses. This is nothing new for me. I have lived in small towns ranging…

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