Countdown to an *intentional* Valentine’s Day in Seattle

Yes, we ought to be expressing our love year-round, but #ValentinesDay... That said, if romance isn't your jam, check out the Lika Love x Intentionalist Galentine's Party on February 13th from 5-8 PM. For those who have succumbed to Valentine's Day consumerism, no judgement 😉we just...
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March *and* #SpendLikeItMatters

The Seattle Womxn's March aims to mobilize a growing community of people committed to furthering a more equitable, inclusive society where womxn thrive. As you're making your way to marches, rallies, and workshops in Seattle or beyond, we encourage you to #SpendLikeItMatters. While tens of thousands of people marching in intersectional...
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Carpe #MeatlessMonday in Seattle

Between Queen Bey and her hubby Jay-Z, professional athletes, and many celebrities, Veganism has become popular and more accessible than ever. Inspired by the growing appetite for vegan dining, we've built a list of some Seattle vegan restaurants to help you find some of the tastiest and healthiest bites in the city. Are we missing any of your...
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New Year -New on Intentionalist

Thanks to suggestions from the growing Intentionalist community, there are now more than 1100 diverse small businesses on our site! We wanted to take a moment to share a sample of the new additions, and encourage you all to help us continue to grow the reach of our intersectional platform. Brugge Chocolates - Owned by Susan Walukiewicz....
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WeWork Summit x Downtown Los Angeles = #SpendLikeItMatters

After learning on Friday that Elizabeth Scallon, Head of WeWork Labs, Northwest was heading down to Los Angeles for WeWork Summit, we couldn't help but offer up a few suggestions. There are many small businesses in Downtown LA - the local spots on our (intentional) list are all a short...
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How do you measure a year of Intentionalist?

For decades, the musical Rent has invited us to consider how we, “measure a year,” and as I look back on the first year of Intentionalist I find myself challenged to distill our initial five hundred twenty-five thousand six hundred minutes into a blog, but here goes. As I reflected with my team, we joked about whether over the course of our...
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“Just-in-time” holiday shopping in Seattle!

We’ve laced up the running shoes we bought at West Seattle Runner, and are ready to take care of some “just-in-time” holiday shopping! Despite visiting more small businesses than can be counted on your fingers and toes, are you’re struggling with an elusive gift or two? Here are some suggestions that make it easy for you to...
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The Intentionalist 2018 Seattle Holiday Gift Guide

’Tis the season to #SpendLikeItMatters and we’ve created a special holiday guide to help you celebrate and support diverse local businesses throughout Seattle! Black Friday is a day that exemplifies our hurried, impersonal, transactional consumer culture. We’re launching the Intentionalist...
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The Art of Chocolate Diplomacy on the None Size Fits All Podcast

It’s no secret that our CEO is a big fan of products with a purpose. So when she first discovered that jcoco chocolate is made by a Seattle, woman-owned company and that every bar sold makes a difference, she started carrying them with her to gift to people while telling the Intentionalist...
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