Spend Like It Matters This Holiday Season

'Tis the season to #SpendLikeItMatters, and we're excited to share our guide to supporting Greater Seattle small businesses and the diverse people behind them this holiday season! Our expanded 2019 Holiday Guide reflects that over the past year we have nearly doubled the number of businesses that are a part of the Intentionalist community. But...
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The most REWARDING Small Business Saturday

Get rewarded when you show up for local businesses on Small Business Saturday! It is truly rewarding to get to know the inspiring people behind the businesses in our communities, so in recognition of Small Business Saturday, Intentionalist and Business Impact NW want to reward you for supporting local businesses in your community. It's easy...
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Intentionalist on New Day NW

Intentionalist founder and CEO, Laura Clise sat down with Margaret Larson on New Day NW to share our #SpendLikeItMatters mission. Their discussion focused on how we can spend our money this holiday season (and beyond) in a way that aligns with our values and supports local businesses at the heart of our communities. Ready to make a difference...
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#SpendLikeItMatters and Support Veteran-Owned Businesses

According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, veterans are 45% more likely to be self-employed than non-veterans, and veteran-owned businesses account for nearly $1 trillion dollars generated for the U.S. economy every year. The tremendous success demonstrated by veteran business owners...
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Pioneer Square D&E: Jonathan Fleming and Libby Aker

Photo by Amanda Roth. When you visit Pioneer Square D&E for your first lunch, your introductory order is essentially mandated: The Chicken Sandwich. For $12, the delectable sandwich comes with fries (or salad) and a can of Rainier (or soda), and it has been by far their most popular menu...
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The Riveter Summit: #RollUpYourSleeves and #SpendLikeItMatters

The 2019 Riveter Summit is nearly here, and it’s going to be an inspiring and engaging event. The schedule is totally packed with brilliant speakers, workshops, and breakout sessions.  The Riveter Summit is also a great opportunity to vote with your wallet, so we've put together a guide to...
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2019 Seattle Restaurant Week Newcomers on our In-TEN-tional-LIST

It’s Seattle Restaurant Week, that magical time when a 3-course dinner at a variety of fabulous restaurants costs just $35 (Sunday-Thursday). We’ve put together an In-TEN-tionalist Guide to Seattle Restaurant Week newcomers, where you can #SpendLikeItMatters thru November 7th! Calypso...
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5 Intentionalist Picks for the Net Impact Conference in Detroit

Intentionalist  founder and CEO Laura Clise is headed to the 2019 Net Impact Conference to meet and dream with other changemakers, innovators, sustainability leaders, activists, and influencers. If you’ll be at Net Impact, be sure to check out the panels Laura is speaking on and...
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Miro Tea: Jeannie Liu

As cooler temperatures and drizzly skies settle over Seattle, we are reminded of how much we appreciate local businesses like jeannie Liu's Miro Tea in Ballard, where we can warm up in good company and enjoy one of the mary varieties of tea ready for the sipping. Jeannie comes from a family of small-business owners, going back generations to...
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