Lesley Ware – Episode #21

On today’s episode I talk with Lesley Ware, fashion blogger, author, teacher, fashion designer, and all around rock star. This girl is such a bad ass and is doing some awesome things! Tune in to find out more, and check out her website and purchase some of her books over at:





List of shows

In the past couple years I have been lucky enough to do well….a LOT of shows. I have been compiling a list of shows that I have done, or have been on my radar. Because I get asked all the time about shows,  I’ve decided to publish that list here.  I present to you my list of shows in no particular order….

VLNTNDYMRKT –  http://www.vlntnsdymrkt.com/.  Hamtramck & Detroit. MI

Craftin’ outlaws – http://craftinoutlaws.com/  Ohio Columbus

City flea – http://www.thecityflea.com/       Ohio Cincinnati

Porter Flea http://porterflea.com/  Nashville TN

Berkly bash – http://www.berkleyartbash.com/    Berkley MI

Crafty Mart – http://www.craftymart.com/         Akron OHIO

Chelsea Art Fair http://chelseafestivals.com/festival/artmarket/     Michigan

Maker’s Fair Detroit  http://www.makerfairedetroit.com/about/      Michigan

Crafty Super Market – http://craftysupermarket.com/       Ohio

Cleveland Flea – http://www.theclevelandflea.com/      Ohio

DIYPSI – http://www.diypsi.com/      Michigan

Hamtramck Labor Day Festival – http://www.hamtownfest.com/    Michigan

Renegade Chicago – http://www.renegadecraft.com/chicago    Illinois

DIY Street fair  http://www.ferndalediy.com/    Michigan

Made fest  http://www.themadefest.com/   Fun +you get VIP tickets to the Pygmalion festival.     Illinois

Bloomington Handmade – http://www.bloomingtonhandmademarket.com/  Indiana

Toledo Handmade –  http://handmadetoledo.com/   Ohio

Detroit Urban Craft fair – http://detroiturbancraftfair.com/    Michigan

Last minute market – http://lastminutemarket.blogspot.com/  Cleveland Ohio

Unglued – http://www.ungluedmarket.com/  Fargo  North Dakoda

Randolph Street Market – http://www.randolphstreetmarket.com/  Illinois

Division Street FEST  http://www.do-divisionstreetfest.com/fest/vending/  Illinois

MOPOP (music festival)  http://mopopfestival.com/ Detroit, MI


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Big Crafty – http://thebigcrafty.com/ Asheville, NC.

OddMall – http://oddmall.info/ohio/  Ohio.

Cleveland Bazaar –https://www.facebook.com/groups/clevelandbazaarvendors/  Cleveland Ohio.

Indiana HandiCraft, http://www.indieanahandicraftexchange.com/  Indianapolis, Indiana

Hoxeyville  (music fest/ camping)- http://www.hoxeyville.com/ Michigan

All things Detroit – https://iloveallthingsdetroit.com/ Michigan

Eastern market Night Market – https://askjennyfer.com/events/ Michigan

Made in the Mitten – https://www.madeinthemittenstore.com/ Michigan

Shed 5 Flea  – Mercantilefairs – https://www.mercantilefairs.com/shed-5-flea-1 Michigan

Belle Isle Art Fair –https://www.belleisleartfair.com/ Michigan

Dally in the alley – https://dallyinthealley.com/ Michigan

Art in the Park, Plymouth MI – https://artinthepark.com/ Love this show. Michigan

Ann Arbor Art Fair ( Four fairs one event.) Michigan


1. Ann Arbor Art Street Fair – http://www.artfair.org/

2. State Street District Art Fair –http://statestreetdistrict.org/

3. Ann Arbor Summer Art fair – https://www.theguild.org/fairs/ann-arbor-art-fair/

4. South university Art Fair – http://www.a2southu.com/art-fair-2/

Detroit Comix Party (comic convention)- http://www.comixparty.com/  Michigan

Ferndale Pride – http://www.ferndalepride.com/ Michigan

Bledfest – (metal music fest) –http://bledfest.com/ Michigan

I made it! market – https://www.imadeitmarket.com/events/ Pennsylvania

Handmade Arcade – http://www.handmadearcade.com/ Pennsylvania

Rock Sugar Wedding Show https://www.rocksugarevent.com/ Michigan

One of a kind –

https://www.oneofakindshow.com/toronto/en/index.html    Toronto, Canada

http://oneofakindshowchicago.com/    Chicago

Build Bazaar http://buildinstitute.org/program/build-bazaar/  Michigan

Kerrytown bookfest https://www.kerrytownbookfest.org/  Michigan

Strawberry Swing Indie Craft Fair – https://thestrawberryswing.org/  Kansas City 

Michigan Lavender Festival http://michiganlavenderfestival.net/ Michigan

Faster Horses (music festival) http://fasterhorsesfestival.com/ Michigan

The Great Lakes Market https://thegreatlakesmarket.com/ Michigan

Small press expo http://www.smallpressexpo.com/  Maryland

 Tiny Expo https://aadl.org/tinyexpo Ann Arbor Michigan


Nakee Butter – Evan Weber #19

On today’s episode I got to talk with Evan Weber of Nakee Better “a spread with benefits.”  Evan is a competitive athlete, advocate for healthy life style and has created  one hell of delicious product. He is someone who definitely can get you motivated. I hope you can feel as pumped about this episode as I do! Grab a nakee butter and turn up your volume!

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