Convos

Manny Medina

“The ability to make connections over a simple cup of coffee is amazing! After working for Starbucks for 6 months, I was over it. Then I tried my first latte drink that had latte art in it from Cafe Moto. It was then that I wanted to learn how to do latte art myself. I…

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Gerardo Ledesma

“I never expected to get into coffee long term. Coffee is romantic. I fell in love with how crafty and precise it was as it was equally complex. Coffee could be that one thing to a person that either complete or begins their day. It’s an experience within the coffee shop. No matter the situation,…

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Caitlin Brehm

“Deep down I feel like everyone just wants to share their story… I love talking to people and getting excited about whatever it is they are excited about. And I want to spark that same feeling and help people live their life in the most fulfilling way!” – @caitlinbrehm After connecting with Caitlin through #createlounge,…

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Aaron Wolf

“And what I realized throughout all of this and what I hope to leave people with is that sometimes it takes a little bit longer than what we set out and that we plan on it taking. But who we become along the way and really just remaining focused and steadfast on our end goal…

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Steve and Gan of Pop Pie Co. SD

“Our journey with Pop Pie Co. started soon after Gan completed his MBA program and wanted to pursue his dream of opening a restaurant where he could share his passion for baking and cooking. It seemed like everywhere but here had a pie shop dedicated to the art of pie making. There’s a lack of…

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Lori Christensen of One Per Week

“It’s an idea of taking it back to summer camp with snail mail because people want something that’s not a bill in the mail. With that, One Per Week evolved as people wanted to write more letters but felt overwhelmed. I think if you get people in the act of writing not just to give,…

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Kayla Hollatz of #CreateLounge

“Createlounge really started because I was in my last semester in college at the time and I’ve been participating in Twitter chats for about a year and a half, and I really enjoyed the different chats for social media and PR but I’ve been finding that creative entrepreneurs are the people who light me up…

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Jen and Jesse of Huntress Florals

“We met each other at transitional periods of our lives and happened to meet through floral design. We’re both from Pennsylvania and our friendship just kind of happened. Our paths both aligned when we realized how much loss helped us. We may not have known each other for long, but we’re like soul sisters. We…

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Gracie Square of Gilgu

“Unemployment made me realize there is more to life than just paying bills. At the end of the day what I’m doing, I’m doing it for me. I don’t ever want to be the person who puts pressure on people, especially with style. Different strokes for different folks, but I want to share my passion…

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