#ShopSmall on November 26th!

shop small for small business on Nov 26th

Saturday, November 26th is #SmallBusinessSaturday! Don’t forget to #shopsmall!

 

What does #ShopSmall mean to me? To me, it means waking up early that Saturday and preparing to drive to a few local-ish stores. Picking up a coffee and darting in and out of the stores as I decide what I need to pick up for my shopping list for the holidays.

Where will I shop?

At this point, I’m undecided- but I’m going to lay out some options as to where my CRV may take me:

Greenwood:

Stopping in at TurnRow Books– looking over the signed books or checking out the newest hardcover books. For #SmallBusinessSaturday, they will have 2 specials- 20% off books from their Holiday Gift Guide and Sign up for Child’s First Book Club and get first book free. As an aunt to the beautiful Miss A ( and about to be an aunt again!) this has much appeal to me!

After TurnRow, stopping in at The Mississippi Gift Company. I have a couple of hard to shop for people on my list and I can usually find some pottery or some foodie items here.

Lunch: Delta Bistropub. Mainly because crab cakes and fried green tomatoes are calling my name.

 

Jackson:

It’ll be a bit more of a driving distance (and everything I want to do will be spread out- so very little parking my car and walking like it would be in Greenwood)

Cups Coffee will be my first stop. A Blondie ( a very sweet coffee!) to go.

Apple Annie’s will be the next stop. My daddy’s a bit of a foodie- he likes different types of rubs and sauces to try out on his grilling experiments- and they have all his faves (plus a few new ones for Daddy to try!)

Lemuria Books will be the next stop. I love to look over the new books and they will be having a couple of signings that day.

Lunch will be at Babalu. I will also enjoy a Baba-rita while I people-watch, take notes for my blogging plans, and map out the rest of the day.

Since I am in the area, I will also stop at Campbell’s Bakery. They have caramel blondies that are to die for. Then a quick browse at Thimblepress!

After all that shopping, my feet will probably need to rest and what better place to rest them than at a pedicure chair!

As my day winds to an end- supper will be at Table 100 or Georgia Blue.

 

Columbus:

Columbus also holds some appeal to me for Small Business Saturday as I can do some shopping and combine a visit to family all in one trip.

Coffee at Coffee House on 5th to kickstart the morning.

Stop in at The Purple Elephant.

Make plans to meet with family at a local restaurant for lunch.

Walk the downtown area- looking at store windows and popping into interesting places.

Grab dinner with my cousin in the Columbus or Starkville area- then head home after I grab a coffee to go from Strange Brew Coffeehouse.

*Where will you #ShopSmall for Small Business Saturday?*

 

Happy Reading and Bookishly Yours,

T @ Traveling With T

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