Michelle Simmons, Co-Founder of Slow North, talks about making DIY candles and more On Fox 7's Good Day Show. December 22, 2017
It finally feels like fall in Texas, which means it's time to whip out those cozy sweaters and heart-warming recipes. Fall feels like a season of truly slowing down and taking a deep inhale of all the positive things in our lives; it's a season of gratefulness and rest and we want to soak up every second. To celebrate this beautiful season, we’ve partnered with Nitya of Beyond Curry to share her heartwarming Masala Chai recipe with Oat Milk!
As we wrap up the summer season, we've teamed up with Busy Bee Cleaning Service to share 14 wonderful ways to use lemons for a natural, powerful clean! Keep reading to see how they recommend incorporating lemons into your daily rhythms. I have to admit that I love the proverb, “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade,” because, in the cleaning business, you’d be surprised how useful this amazing citrus fruit really is. One of the things I take pride in with my business is how we use natural and environmentally friendly cleaning techniques to ensure that our service is...
It’s late. You’re so happy to be home after a long day, and you can’t wait to melt into bed. However, before you can even think about going to bed you have to take off your make-up. You might be too exhausted to wipe off the grime from the day, so you reach for the quick solution, a disposable facial wipe.
If there’s one thing we’ve learned from the wonderful small-business community, it’s that our relationships with loyal customers and fellow shop owners can very quickly become a cherished friendship. In honor of International Friendship Day, we’ve put together a gift guide to celebrate the amazing people we are honored to call friends! We aren’t exactly the type of people who celebrate every single little holiday that pops up on our Instagram feeds, but we really just couldn’t pass this one up. A solid friendship can seem so hard to find yet it’s the biggest blessing when it’s fought for, so we love taking any opportunity to shower our community with simple, thoughtful gifts to let them know how much they mean to us!
There's just something about this refreshing, plant-based Watermelon Salad recipe that screams summer! From backyard BBQs to 4th of July watermelon eating contests, your summer hangouts won't be complete without serving up this refreshing summer salad.
This plant-based summer recipe is an easy, delicious way to take your fruit tray game to a whole new level. It's perfect for an afternoon snack on a hot afternoon, a tasty side dish at an evening grill-out or a quick grab-and-go snack at a neighborhood pool party!
I get it. Your Dad doesn’t want more stuff! He’s already got everything he needs, and he started decluttering with Marie Kondo’s show a few months ago and is ON. A. ROLL. The last thing he wants is another sweater vest or “Greatest Dad Ever” coffee thermos. Trust me.
This is why I set out to create a list of 5 meaningful ways you can show the minimalist dads in your life you love them this Father’s Day while still honoring their wishes for less stuff. Seriously. Even if he isn’t on the minimalism train, these are still amazing ways to love on him this year.
ICYMI, our Therapy Packs have been flying off the shelves since we introduced them to our collection last summer. If you haven’t snagged a few of your own yet, keep reading and you’ll be convinced of their life-changing, wellness-boosting powers in no time.
In honor of Earth Day just around the corner, we’ve come up with 4 simple ways to upcycle your used candles and give them new life! Reusing containers is one of the easiest ways to be kind to the Earth because it prevents excess waste. Here at Slow North, we are continually seeking ways to lighten our impact on the environment and upcycle products whenever possible. We take pride in our processes - from our recycled glass to our renewable, natural resources in our ingredients, to our packing materials and boxes that are recycled, recyclable and biodegradable.
Springtime is our favorite time of year. The abundance of newness, sunshine, and fresh starts leaves us feeling fulfilled and motivated to take on the season with a fresh outlook! Enter spring cleaning… maybe the term makes you cringe or maybe it excites you - wherever you’re at, we promise that it doesn’t have to feel like a chore! We want to help you dwell on that truth and all the positives of this season, so we’ve put our heads together to come up with the 6 simple tips to enjoying spring cleaning. From motivation boosters to practical advice, we’ve narrowed down our list to help you get the most out of your spring cleaning efforts!
We all have our holy grail products, our favorite hobbies, our go-to drinks, our can’t-live-without-em snacks, our daily essentials… and believe it or not, our team doesn’t just swear by Slow North products, but products from all kinds of different businesses! This week we really wanted to pour our hearts into highlighting some of our favorite products that we DON’T sell... crazy, right? Moral of the story is, we’re just like y’all! We’ve all got our things and we love sharing ideas and giving suggestions on what we're into. From hair care to snacks to ebooks, we’ll walk you through the whats and whys of our current go-to essentials (with no affiliate links)!
It's February 14th, and if you haven't chosen the perfect gift for that special someone there’s no need to worry! We’ve gathered up some ideas on how to make the day feel special without spending a lot of money. Whether you’re spending the day with your bestie or your significant other, these suggestions will help show your love this Valentine's Day!
No matter where you are regarding resolutions, allow us to invite you into a space of appreciation for fresh starts. Resolutions may be a frequent topic of conversation at the start of every year, but don’t let timing stress you out. We want to help you make the most of the new year and remind you that it’s never too late to start a new rhythm.
From the moment our storefront opened in August 2017, we have been filling our shelves with one-of-a-kind products not only from our own studio, but from artists and fellow small businesses across the US. Today we will share with you some of our most loved products from this past year- available in-store and online. These items have been some of our favorites as well, so without further adieu, allow us to introduce you to our most popular products from 2018!
2019 is finally here, and we can hardly believe what a year 2018 was! This past year has been full of events, product releases and new friendly faces and we’re so glad that you could be a part of it. To celebrate the start of the new year we want to share some of our highlights from 2018.
As I’m sure you’ve noticed by now, house plants have officially made it well past the “fad” stage and they are here to stay. What was thought to be just a passing trend has now turned into a full-on lifestyle for some, and we are most definitely here for it! In celebration of Houseplant Appreciation Day on January 10th, we want to give you everything you need to know about houseplants- no matter what color your thumb is!
Essential Oil Blends - Cheer Our custom blend of cinnamon, cypress and peppermint essential oils - designed to lift and enliven your senses - is minty and sweet; with tones of merriment and festivities and a crisp, cheerful top note. Need we say more? But for real, this blend is our go-to diffuser blend during the winter months because of the immediate cozy-factor it brings. Lip Balm - Peppermint Rose For most of us, wintertime means dealing with dry skin and chapped lips on the daily, but it doesn’t have to be such a chore! This all-natural lip...
We all know someone (or we are that someone) who enjoys spending a lot of time at home. Away from socializing and obligations, being at home can be so restful! Whether it's time spent cuddling up with a warm blanket by the fireplace or having a spa day at home, we came up with some gift ideas for your favorite wallflower! Our hope is to make the wallflower experience even more relaxing.
Pamper your friend who brings the party- time and time again! We’ve rounded up these top-notch products that your top-notch friend in your life. From self-care products to hostess gifts, you’ll never run out of gift ideas to spoil your favorite life of the party.
Adventure is out there, but you know you’ve got to have the right gear to really live your perfect adventure, right? Here’s where we come in.... We’ve searched our shop high and low to find the most necessary items for you to get out and explore. Exploring can mean different things to different people, so we’ve curated the perfect list of items for outdoor fun, but also items that may help you mentally explore as you take breaks from reality. Take a gander and snag a gift (or two!) for your best adventure bud.
When you have the honor of buying your creative friend a gift, you’ve gotta deliver. This is high stakes stuff… Their taste unmatched, but don’t you worry… your gift will be too. We’ve provided the means to pamper that creative friend of yours with their very own gift guide. Curated just for their specific taste with design in mind.