During our afternoon out and about last week, my friend Allie and I made a quick trip to Schuler’s Books.
Schuler’s is a 35-year-old independent bookstore with three locations in Grand Rapids, Lansing and Okemos. I used to frequent their now-closed location in Walker, Michigan weekly to grab coffee, lunch and a few hours of study time during college.
Grabbing a Peach French soda from the café was a regular occurrence for Allie and I when we were in high school and after. Most Friday’s I would meet up with classmates or my pal Kristen as I would swig down a coffee while opening my Biology and Sociology books and writing copious pages of notes.
Being in the presence of a bookworm in her natural element is a curious adventure. I am perfectly content to wander the aisles, but lost track of Allie for a few seconds before turning around and watching her browsing titles and opening books.
As a small business owner, I also appreciate when business curate a handmade and local made variety. Simply Curated is a Grand Rapids based candle, home, and lifestyle brand. They have the most delicious scents! I fell in love with the Peony + Salt Soy Candle.
I wore out my Nicolette shirt, which I’ll be blogging about later this winter once I get the chance to cut and sew another one.