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I met Erika a few years ago at Piccola Wine Cellars when she was hosting a jewelry show. I immediately fell in love with her organic style, but in particular, I was drawn to the most beautiful aquamarine ancient ring. I later told my husband Ben about this stunning ring and months later I became the happy recipient of this gem at Christmas! So, it is with great excitement that I introduce you to Erika Laureano and her brand-new Design Studio filled with handcrafted jewelry. Upon entering this chic downtown NB studio,  you will notice Erika's art draping the walls and her cutting edge jewelry designs that fill the room showcase her unique one of a kind style. 

Erika is all about supporting and growing local businesses and has been not only

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As the holidays are approaching “The Heart of North Bend” will be collecting and promoting the sharing of canned goods and other food items with our local food banks! I know that the holiday hustle and bustle has already begun in our home… literally I had to do a double take when I realized on Monday that Thanksgiving was next week! As I thumbed through cookbooks and planned all of the delicious food that we will share with family, I reveled in the closeness that our loved ones will provide around the dinner table. While making my shopping list, I was reminded that holidays can be hard and often lack cheer for those in need.

This week I also came across this little clip on Goalcast. Here is the link, it is only 4 minutes and well worth it! My take

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Today "For the Love North Bend", will give you TWO amazing reasons why you don't have to go far to get GREAT service! I am always looking for ways to keep it local and not get on I-90 and these two small businesses offer just that! 

This morning, I got to have coffee with Blake from Blake's Mobile Detail and afterwards I got to see what this incredibly convenient service was all about. As I worked from home, Blake tended to my car in my driveway and now it looks just a beautiful as the day I bought it. This saved me travel time, money $$ and time waiting for my car to get detailed at the dealership (which is where I have gone in the past for this service).  We all know this time of year it is hard to keep the exterior clean, so I went for the full

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