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LGBTQIA+ Owned Small Businesses to Support This Pride Month (and every month after)

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I am so excited to share this list of incredible LGBTQIA+ owned small shops in celebration of Pride Month. If you are financially able, please consider purchasing from these small businesses, and definitely go follow them on social media if you like their products! 

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Amazing Black-Owned Small Shops To Shop At This February (And Every Other Month!)

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Hello, and welcome to the first of my 2021 gift guides! In celebration of Black History Month, this guide focuses on Black-owned small shops, most of which are nerdy AF (my personal favorite kind of shop). Unlike previous gift guides, I am not putting a certain number of shops in this list because I want to be able to come back to it and expand and add as I find more shops and resources.  I hope you enjoy this look at some incredible Black-owned small shops, and I hope you are able to support small businesses this month and going...

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Why Can't I Be Naked? - A Story About Clothing, Comfort, and Being Plus-Sized in The Modern World

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Welcome to my latest blob, today's topic is: Why Can't I Be Naked? As a preface, I am a plus-sized, white, cisgender woman who lives in North America. My perspective in this blob comes has those filters attached to it, and therefore I may not touch on difficulties that trans and people of color may have when it comes to finding clothing that fits them. Please keep this in mind as you read this blob.  This blob started when I was scheduling a post for my Instagram account (@thegeekery1, if you're interested) about loungewear. I recently purchased my first few...

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10 Presents for the Animal Lover in Your Life - Holiday Gift Guide 2020

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Animal lovers, rejoice! This gift guide is dedicated to all things cats, dogs, and furry friends in between. The products featured on this list won't specifically be for animals, but rather will be items that the humans can wear that represent their love of animals.  Note: All of the opinions of these products and shops are completely my own, I am not being paid to promote any of these products or shops and none of the links are affiliate links. I make no money by sharing these businesses, I am sharing these in order to bring more attention to some...

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10 Studio Ghibli Products for the Anime Lover on Your List - Holiday Gift Guide 2020

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Studio Ghibli creates movies that are so beautiful and it is so much fun to collect products that feature these Japanese movies. My personal favorite is Kiki's Delivery Service, but this list features a variety of items from a selection of different Ghibli movies, not just my favorite.  Note: All of the opinions of these products and shops are completely my own, I am not being paid to promote any of these products or shops and none of the links are affiliate links. I make no money by sharing these businesses, I am sharing these in order to bring more...

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