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I hope that you had a wonderful Thanksgiving, surrounded by loved ones and full of joy.
For us, it was a true "no-work" day for our small family business. Everything was set aside—no production, no shipping, no phone calls and very few emails—in favor of cooking, playing with the kids, eating way too much food, and reflecting on the blessings of the year.
The very next day, of course, we jumped right back into the business, with our busiest day of the year.
I was so grateful for the enthusiastic response our Good Karma Event received! If you were one of the many customers who purchased from us on Black Friday, I want to thank you so much for your support.
If you decided to use your Black Friday savings to pay it forward and brighten someone else's day, I want to give you an extra big thanks. I truly believe that we can accomplish so much good together when we share the kindness we've received.
Small Business Saturday was just as much fun. Every hour, we offered a different upgrade, from mugs to kits to free shipping. But what really made it fun was shooting videos around our town, showcasing the small businesses that are a major part of our lives.
If you missed any of the videos (several of which feature the kid-wisdom of my four-year-old), you can check them out on our Facebook Page.
The Fun's Not Over!
If you still have some names left on your gift list, I've got one more big event that you should know about. If you purchase anything on Cyber Monday, you'll receive one of these Mystery Upgrades added to your order for free:
- Undeniable Chemistry Lip Balm Set ($15 value)
- Cocoa Molecule Mug ($14 value)
- Beeswax Lip Balm ($4 value)
- Molecule Soap ($7.50 value)
- Create-Your-Own Skin Care Kit ($28 value)
- Travel-size Deodorant Five Pack ($17.50 value)
Your upgrade is meant to be a surprise from us to you! It's completely up to you whether you give it to someone else or keep it as a present to yourself. Either way, please accept it as our thanks to you for shopping with us this Cyber Monday.
We kicked off our on-going support for Girls Who Code with our Good Karma Event. And a portion of the proceeds from every sale over the coming months will continue to go towards that amazing organization.
But this Tuesday is the best day to shop with us if you want to maximize your contribution to Girls Who Code and grab some great stuff from Handcrafted HoneyBee at the same time!
On Giving Tuesday, we are giving 50% of our profits for the entire day to Girls Who Code. It's our chance to help support a cause we believe in so strongly.
(You can read more about Girls Who Code on our blog, here)
I want to close by thanking you for every bit of support you've given over our family business over the years. Whether you've been a customer, spoken to us at a craft show, or just signed up for the newsletter, I really appreciate the kindness you've shown to me and my family.
Thank you so much, and have a wonderful week!