There are so many businesses that I love and support, however here are a few that are very close to my heart for a number of reasons.  What they all have in common is that they are all Women Owned Companies..."Women on the Move" as I would say... Take a moment to browse through them, I hope that they become one of your favorites as well.

 



"Delivering Resources to Empower A Mother's Life (D.R.E.A.M. Life) Inc." is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, which provides mentorship and resources to young, single mothers in the DC metropolitan area.  http://www.dreamlifedc.org/

 

Inspire Smart Success provides wedding industry professionals with smart tools and inspiration for growing a successful business, utilizing a three-tiered approach through ISS Magazine, ISS Experience and ISS Mentoring.

Without a doubt, teaching Yoga is a gift I am compelled to share with my fellow men and women.  From the very beginning, this journey evolved effortlessly, from finding the money for my teaching certification to coming up with limitless ideas for my classes, where no two classes are the same.   My approach to teaching is "user friendly and hands on" which allows for both, the very beginner and the more advanced student, to be challenged.  My classes flow with attention on full deep breathing, creating the connection of breath to movement, while still emphasizing proper alignment.  For me, Yoga is not just a practice, but a lifestyle.  Yoga means to "unite" or “create balance”.  Practicing Yoga every day provides me with the tools to create balance in my everyday life.  When my body and mind are balanced, optimal health and creativity flow into this amazing life I'm living!



Gourmet Invitations, was born from Tifany's own wedding in March 1999. Back then, most couples ordered invitations from catalogues. She ordered her invitations, but decided to make the rest of the paper goods--programs, place cards, table numbers--by hand, herself. Soon, she found herself doing the same for friends and family and loving it. In 2002, Tifany launched Gourmet Invitations, and it has grown more quickly than she ever could have dreamed.



 

 

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Candace Woods, is a Styling Guru…and for good                               reason – Candace’s refined, yet glamorous take on fashion lands her from consulting in personal closets to backstage at runway shows in a matter of minutes.
 

Her years of employment in retail service have afforded her the opportunity to work with thousands of consumers searching for the perfect outfits for every occasion. Her keen sense of fashion culture and clear intuition for what looks right, sparked the creation of her personal blog, Cardigans and Pearls. True to her positive personality, Candace stresses to clients and readers “When you look good, you feel good!”  Candace has a deep appreciation for classic style and lives for leopard print, high heels, nail polish, cardigans and pearls.  Check out her website:  http://cardigansandpearls.com/