Tis the Season to Shop Small (SATX Edition)

“Wow! Are we excited about this!” 

No, not the Gilmore Girls revival— I mean that too– but the opportunity to shop small this Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, & Cyber Monday! Even more, these small businesses got started and are owned and operated right here in my hometown (San Antonio, TX)!

Baybee Boutique

Home to beautiful silicone and wood teething jewelry, Baybee Boutique has a perfect gift for expectant mamas, new mamas, and even grandmamas! I now own too many to count and couldn’t possibly pick my favorite. Also, Baybee Boutique introduced these brand new gift sets this season that are sure to charm. In addition to creating her own lovely designs, the owner, Carley, supports and sells other fellow small biz owners like Marley’s Monsters, NursElet, and Urban Oreganics!

Two Nickles Homemade 

Wallets, groovy bags, & accessories! Oh my! Two Nickels Homemade  created a gorgeous wallet for me out of sparkly silver linen! Her bags are unique, fun, and amazingly functional! They definitely hold up to the wear and tear of everyday life. Plus, picking your fabric and designs is a blast! Whether your significant other told you to treat yourself or you have a friend in mind, Two Nickels Homemade is sure to shine!


Selling the coolest shirts (IMO) for adults in SA, BarbacoApparel is a San Antonio–based, independent clothing line that offers unique designs for Texans (or Texans at heart). Each idea highlights SA folklore and different aspects of Hispanic culture. Whether you’re looking to rep your favorite taco or your favorite newscaster, we’ve got something for everyone. Seriously everyone!  They have a tiny human line that rocks. While the Bean & Cheese onesie is perfect for every Taco Tuesday celebration, the Come & Take It onesie deserves a place in the sun and in one of your gift boxes this year! Trendy babies (and the trendy baby makers) will love it! During Black Friday to Cyber Monday receive 30% off using promo code SHOPSMALLYALL.

Go Baby Go

This small shop on Broadway will forever have a place in my heart. GBG started us on our cloth diaper journey many moons ago and we’re still going strong. The store has an amazing owner, and an incredible staff. It has been such a pleasure to watch as they have expanded their inventory to include maternity clothes, amazing nursing bras, fabulous (and nontoxic) toys, a variety of baby carriers, and an awesome stockpile of cloth diapering options! GBG will be closed on Friday, so everyone can enjoy quality time with their families, but shop Small Business Saturday for amazing deals!

Baby Hip Carriers & Consults LLC

If you’re looking to gift new parents  (or even grandparents) a baby carrier, Denise, the owner of Baby Hip CC,  is a wealth of knowledge for which carriers will suit your needs. She is even available to help the new babywearers get comfortable with and learn to use their carrier to the fullest! Find her on Facebook!

Truly Charis

The only place to shop for wool items for babies, toddlers, & even mamas! Also, home to one of the greatest heavy wetter fitteds on the market! I discovered TC when our son was little and have continued to utilize all manner of wool clothing for our daughter. I even have a pair of mama wool leggings that rock. Perfect for cooler weather and staying snuggly at home or running errands in style.

Button Down Accessories 

Handmade button jewelry in two different sizes in a variety of styles from cute polka dots to San Antonio Spurs pride. Earring posts are made of lead free, nickel free, hypoallergenic metal alloy. They make awesome stocking stuffers for your favorite people! Button Down Accessories will be running sales Friday-Monday! On SBS, use code SMALL to get 25% off + a free gift! Join the FB group for more updates!

Organic Chix

Your one stop shop for clean! Organic Chix carries natural & biodegradable laundry soap, (scented for the season) dryer balls, and chemical free cleaners. Shop for the green lovers in your life!

3 Girls Soap Company

Luxurious soaps for the eco-conscious family & friends in your life! Crafted with very few ingredients, these soaps are phlates free vegan making them ideal for all ages! Shop 3 Girls Soap Company during the holiday weekend!

Kaitlyn Scruggs Photography

Kaitlyn Scruggs Photography is an on-location photographer serving the Greater San Antonio area. With a focus on maternity through the first year of life, Kaitlyn specializes in archival photographic art that will last for generations. She took my breastfeeding photos during World Breastfeeding Week and they were breathtakingly beautiful! A perfect way to capture our bond! If you’re looking to gift a special somone something that will, in fact, last a lifetime, book a session!  

Samantha Sloan Photography

Samantha is another incredible San Antonio photographer who takes spectacular family lifestyle photos. She was so easy going with our (spirited) children and managed to take the most glorious pictures. I especially loved her use of light. Lovely bright & crisp results and I cannot wait to have some of ours transferred to wall canvases. See her packages on her website & book a session to hold onto your family’s moments!

Marissa — Younique Presenter

Treat yourself or your fellow make-up lover to mineral base and cruelty free make-up. Younique offers a variety of products from our Royalty Skin care line to an amazing line of make-up. Whether you wear makeup everyday or only for special occasions, there is something for everyone. Check out Marissa’s FB group for daily make-up tips + amazing deals.From Nov 24-30, Younique will be offering amazing Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals so be sure to be in the FB group for more information!

Sydney — Usborne Books

If you’re looking to encourage the young readers in your family, Usborne is a smart place to shop! With a huge selection of books for beginners to grade schoolers, you’ll definitely be able to find something they love! For our son, dinosaurs and cars are the best things ever and Usborne has a plethora of books on both of those, so I filled our cart up in no time! To shop books to your heart’s content, contact Sydney or visit her webpage!  Also something to consider, if you sign up to host an online party between now thru the end of January, you earn $15 in addition to your hostess rewards!

Angely — Premier Designs

Premier Designs specializes in providing beautiful and affordable jewelry for a variety of fashion styles — classic to contemporary! For Small Business Saturday, Angely is offering a buy $75 get one item (up to $50) for half off. Interested in buying a pretty present or stocking stuffer for your favorite ladies or gents, give Angely a call!

Bright Coffee Roasters

Tara and Dan, owners of Bright Coffee Roasters,  will be at Legacy Farmers Market from 10-3 on Small Business Saturday. They’ll be fueling your shopping with cups of fresh roasted Mexican Chiapas coffee. While you’re there pick up a bag, or bags, of their whole beans for the petfectly brewed stocking stuffer! Follow them on Instagram and receive a free cup of joe!

Daniel — doTerra Essential Oils

Whether it’s to naturally treat colds or just to scent the house during the holiday season, you cannot go wrong with doTerra Essential Oils. Individually, small enough to fit in a stocking, or paired in wonderful sets for a complete and beautiful gift. A sweet orange mixed with a few drops of cinnamon makes the most cheerful holiday scent to perfume your home when company comes of over or just to relax in the evenings. Find more information and shop small this weekend!

No matter how your after Thanksgiving shopping looks, you can’t go wrong supporting small and ideally supporting local! 

Happy Holidays, y’all!

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