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Ginger Abernethy Designs: Creating Style For Your Life or Business

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Ginger Abernethy loves to design and to transform raw material into three dimensional beauty and style. Ginger is artist, designer, and master seamstress, all bundled into one. She has the perfect combination of talent and passion to fashion your style and bring it to life. The Artisan Designer:  It’s hard to categorize Ginger Abernethy as an interior designer, seamstress or …

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Julie Kujawa: Creating Beautiful Fine Jewelry To Last Generations

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Julie Kujawa is an amazing artist and metalsmith. She creates and fabricates one-of-kind beautiful fine jewelry, designed to be passed down from generation to generation. Whether it’s a wedding set, pendant or earrings, Julie’s designs are breath taking and pieces to be cherished. The Stories of Stones: Julie likes to work with clean and elegant designs without a lot of …

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Experience the Joy of Self Care with Celia Linneman and Kyrabotanica (Now Celia Jean Acu & Herbs)

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Celia Linneman is taking self care to a new level, combining three healing and nurturing skills into a menu of professional services to make self care a breeze.  She heartily believes we should enjoy taking care of ourselves and not see it as a chore. Tapestry of Self Care:  Celia is practicing three healing arts:  First, there’s Kyrabotanica, her herbalist …

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Melissa Berry: Making Chocolate for Better Health at Missionary Chocolates

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Melissa Berry is on a mission. She creates delicious, gourmet vegan chocolates that are certified dairy, gluten and nut free.  Melissa’s vision is to not only create the best chocolates in town, but to also use the proceeds earned from Missionary Chocolates to fund a natural integrated inpatient medical center in Portland.  I know she is at least half-way there. …