Local Tampa Bay Businesses You Should Check Out This Month

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Many of our writers are also local business owners. We are so proud to have a platform to help support these wonderful ladies in sharing their parenting stories but also to celebrate their entrepreneurial spirits. While Small Business Saturday isn’t until Saturday, November 30th, we think you should support your local Tampa Bay businesses all year round especially these entrepreneurial mamas.

Empowered Births and Beginnings

Founder: Dawn Herring, Certified Childbirth Educator, Birth & Postpartum Doula

I help to create empowered births and beginnings for expecting and new Moms and Dads through childbirth education, birth doula and postpartum doula support.❤ www.empoweredbirthsandbeginnings.com

Happy Hearts Art Studio

Owner: Lisa Hellman

We are an art studio for kids and adults. We have walk-in Paint Your Own Pottery for all ages, with hours throughout the week and weekend. We offer process-based art for the younger students in our Paint and Story Time sessions, and classes for kids, which include art history, artist studies and exploring different techniques. While creating in our bright and inviting studio, students will use a wide array of materials and mixed media, including paint, watercolors, inks, clay, and sculpture. We also host birthday parties, fundraiser events, team building activities, run holiday and summer camps, and workshops. Adult and family workshops are posted on our Facebook page as well! Please come in and see what we have to offer. We are so grateful for the support.


Sunshine Smiles Photography

Owner: Brandi Eatman

Photography specializing in children and families. Pictures tell stories and capture moments in time so you can hold on just a little longer. I invite you to contact me so I can help you capture those moments.



What are some of your favorite local Tampa Bay businesses?