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Mindfulness, Rejuvenation and Being Creative During Social Distancing

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Mindfulness, Rejuvenation and Being Creative During Social Distancing

  Hey Y'all! Team New Origin Shop checking in on this (wonderful) Wednesday. For us, the directive for social distancing means canceled Pop-Ups, Postponed Events, rescheduling of meetings and temporarily closure of our pop-up space in The Caravan Co-op.  For many of us this means a change in routine, change in income and a new level of uncertainty. With all of this being the case, we're remaining hopeful and seizing the opportunity to create without deadlines, utilizing this time to tackle our to do list and most of all seeking ways to remain engaged, rejuvenated and inspired.  It's especially important to...

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Coronavirus has cancelled big festivals. Is it a bad time to be a maker?

Coronavirus has cancelled big festivals. Is it a bad time to be a maker?

Cancelled in-person events, now's a great time to diversify our marketing.

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Voyage Houston Trailblazer Interview

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Voyage Houston Trailblazer Interview

         Image Credit: Celeste Boykins    Special thanks to Angela and the editorial staff at Voyage Houston Magazine for the opportunity to participate in the magazines series, The Trailblazers: Rewriting the Narrative, an opportunity to highlight hidden gems in Houston and surrounding communities.         I'm grateful for the opportunity to reflect on the creative and entrepreneurial journey that led to New Origin Shop. Check out the full feature here.     Read a snippet of the feature, an introduction to me, Sierra and my story.  So, before we jump into specific questions about the business, why...

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New Origin Shop 2019 Small Business Gift Giving Guide

New Origin Shop 2019 Small Business Gift Giving Guide

  Y'all know what time it is. It’s the most wonderful time of the year! And with the season of giving upon us, there’s no better time to start crossing off the names on your Christmas list. But here at New Origin Shop, we’re all about shopping small & local—even for the holidays. So we’ve put together this Holiday Gift Giving Guide made up of small business vendors, artists, and entrepreneurs across the country (Yes, including yours truly). So if you’re looking for Snuggies or Chia Pets, this is the wrong list. Handcrafted, one-of-a-kind goods? You’re in the right place....

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My DIY Reusable Face Wipes

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My DIY Reusable Face Wipes

Hey y’all 👋🏾. With prep work for the holiday season in full swing I’ve been feeling the PRESSURE! While the whirlwind is exciting and of course my choice, I’ve been needing to find ways to rejuvenate. A good meal, cuddled on the couch or small creative projects are my go to for relaxing. Recently, I saw an infographic for quick ways to make your daily routine more “green” and the image of my beloved cotton rounds were pictured. After reading a bit more I learned that some cotton products are composed of synthetic fibers, delaying or prolonging the decomposition process....

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