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From the Founder: A Look into our First Candle-Making Workshop

From The Founder

From the Founder: A Look into our First Candle-Making Workshop

Last weekend, we led our first-ever candle-making workshop at the lovely Kettle & Brine here in Austin, TX. While we’ve often talked about hosting an event like this, Kettle & Brine gave us the extra push by scheduling and making it happen, and we couldn’t be happier about it! We had a full house - more than 20 new friends joined us to learn about the candle-making process. Together we explored 14 essential oils, ranging from eucalyptus to lime to rosewood, and everyone experimented with their own custom blends. During our afternoon of scent creativity, I led the group through...

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TRIBE Feature | Turning Necessity Into Inspiration

Our Story

TRIBE Feature | Turning Necessity Into Inspiration

In preparation for the birth of their son, our founders Michelle and Jon Simmons began their search for safe and clean household products. When they realized virtually nothing on the market met their standard for healthy, whole living, Slow North naturally came to life. Launching Slow North on a whim during maternity leave was no easy task; but Michelle exudes the necessary focus and strength to succeed as an entrepreneurial mom. Two years later, this business has become a part of the family, growing alongside the Simmons and bringing unique challenges and triumphs along the way. Read more of the...

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As Seen On: Kettle & Brine

As Seen On: Kettle & Brine

We’re gearing up for our first Candle-Making Workshop on Sunday, April 30 and couldn't be more excited to share what we do with you! In anticipation of the event, our co-founder, Michelle, chatted with our friends and workshop hosts, Kettle & Brine. They spent some time discussing the dreams and inspiration behind Slow North, why candles were Michelle’s first product choice in a growing line and the powerful influence scent can have on memories. Head over to Kettle & Brine’s blog to learn about how Slow North aims to be a catalyst for positive change, supporting a daily renewal one...

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As Seen On: The Paper + Craft Pantry

As Seen On: The Paper + Craft Pantry

This past week, our fine friends at The Paper + Craft Pantry met with our Co-Founder, Michelle Simmons, to learn what makes Slow North tick. In a Small Business Chats spotlight, Michelle shares about the soul and drive behind Slow North, along with some bonus recommendations and maybe even a little insider info about upcoming products… The Paper + Craft Pantry, an adorable shop nestled in the heart of Austin’s east side, carries a variety of paper goods, including a solid round-up of impeccably-designed cards (truly, a whole wall of Instagram-worthy goodness). Sprinkled throughout the store, you’ll find a curated...

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The Art of the Staycation

The Art of the Staycation

Stay-ca-tion (noun): a vacation spent in your own city, aka enjoying all the perks of being on vacation but without the travel expenses. Who says you have to leave town to have a good ol’ escape from reality? Why not create your own escape right where you are? We know it’s hard to make time for yourself sometimes, so we’ve done the research for you in hopes of helping you feel inspired to enjoy a break on your own time, in your own city. If you’re not sure where to start on your staycation planning, we’ve compiled our very own...

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