Cherry, and Don’t Squash my Millennial Blossoms.


Welcome back! 

If you are wondering where you can get this fabulous crossbody and coffee mug, that would be at the Western Women Co booth on April 29th, in Marshfield, Mo on the square. There are going to be over 80 vendors to shop with, and let’s face it you shouldn’t need to go anywhere else, unless you need a corn dog, I won’t be selling those. 

For more sneak peeks at what will be available, go to my Facebook Here or Insta page Here.

Now let’s get down to the nitty-gritty. 

Millennials, the word that leaves a nasty taste in my mouth. When spat out by a Baby Boomer, or a Latch Key Kid, the underlying tone can be derogatory and spiteful.

So, today I am going to give my peers a cookie and highlight some of the good ones for you. 

Not only is our generation full of mountain movers and stigma shakers, but we do A LOT of stuff. We make things. We sell services. We are scrappers and antiquers. Many say the word Millennials with a look of distaste on their face. To that I say, look around.  

Look at the junior college I attended in Miami, Oklahoma. If you want to see some young people with some serious work ethic, the graduates of Northeastern Oklahoma A&M (NEO) will show you just that. Anything you need we can provide from; retail leather shops to leather carving, lipstick to eyelashes, healthy eating to culinary concoctions, and photography to capture it all. Maybe it was the lead in the water, but when I look at my peers I see a network of young entrepreneurs. Those who are working nose to the grindstone to pursue the same dream that Americans have been pursuing for years. Success.

The best part about these young entrepreneurs is that they are willing to help one another. They promote and educate one another in a way that you are not likely to see between associates of older generations. 

Let’s support small business owners and operators, instead of “squashing their blossoms,” let us lift them to the light.

If you need an example of some Millennials who are killing it everyday, visit the links below and see some amazing work done by those lazy kids I always hear being referred to. 

Millennials Making a Mark:




Comment below a link to YOUR favorite small business owned or operated by a Millennial.

Turquoise Slab Buckles

To start out my first post in my new format I wanted to start with something trending yet simple. To get started I do need to point out that I did not start this trend nor come up with the idea. I simply took an existing idea, tweaked it to be more affordable and remade it into my own just like most trends begin. If you come to my etsy page looking for a Redford Ranch buckle replica for the Western Women price you won’t find it. These buckles are made from turquoise colored Howlite stones which are affixed to a metal buckle which can be snapped onto any belt of your choosing.

For those of you hunting for Valentine’s Day presents for your sweetie these make a great one! Pair it with a turquoise howlite slab bolo and your girl will be ready to hit the town on the Day of Love!

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Click here to order

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