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Happy Veterans Day

Happy Veterans Day

My husband is a veteran of the United States Army, Special Forces, Tenth Group. I told him that it should be called Tenth Unit because Tenth Group makes it sound like a method for organizing a kindergarten field trip, but he insists that they were a group, not a unit. It also makes no sense to me that the first Special Forces group was number fi...
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Friday Favorites – Kate

Friday Favorites – Kate

Hip Hip Hooray for my favorite day! Here is everything I’m gushing over for Friday Favorites and the beginning of September. What I am Reading I devoured the latest novel by Jojo Moyes. Remember her? She wrote Me Before You , The New York Times Best Seller which was made into a movie in 2016. Her most recent novel follows Sarah, a teenager livin...
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Friday’s Featured Artisan – Jonboy Caramels

Friday’s Featured Artisan – Jonboy Caramels

Every now and again we will blog about a featured/favorite artisan that Hummingbird and Holly has the privilege to partner with. It’s a way that we can highlight for you some of the items on our shelves providing you with a little story behind the maker as well as why we LOVE to include them in our gift boxes. We have been working with Jonboy Ca...
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Friday Favorites–Secret Guest Blogger Extrordinaire!

Friday Favorites–Secret Guest Blogger Extrordinaire!

Hi, I’m Meg, your Hummingbird and Holly guest blogger. Why am I worthy of guest-blogging, you may ask? Well, I got the day off work and my mother, co-owner of Hummingbird and Holly, told me I could not sit in the family room all day and watch HGTV (House Hunters if you were wondering). So, I could either clean or write a blog post. Let’s face i...
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The Very Beginning

The Very Beginning

Upon occasion, people will ask me how Hummingbird and Holly got started. Like most career paths, it was a series of events that led me there, and two of those events happened over a decade ago. Before our company was even an idea, two moments pushed me closer to my current path. In 2005, my first husband died.  I know, some of you are like, “Wow...
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Fridays Favorites – Krista

Fridays Favorites – Krista

Summer is here in Seattle and I am absolutely loving it! Everyone knows it rains a lot in the Pacific Northwest, but our summers are spectacular. I love being able to sit outside on my patio in the morning with a cup of coffee and work. Along with the nice weather both Kate and I have all of our kids home from college and summer break is in ful...
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