Introducing The Chirp. A space featuring candid conversations with Female thought leaders, travel tips, and all things to inspire you to #domoredaily. 

Female Founder Feature: How Autumn Tyler of Kepola Design House used her Passion to Start a Business from the Ground Up.   

This week in our Female Founder series, we have a chat with Autumn Tyler, founder of Kepola Design House, a natural and sustainable lifestyle brand based in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. The truth is, sometimes the universe stages its own interventions. When you’re not being true to yourself and following your true path, somehow the universe seems to give you a little push to move you in the right direction. That is exactly what Autumn experienced when she lost her part time job and decided to take a risk by turning her dream into a reality. For more on how she started her company from the ground up and how she finds inspiration in the hustle and bustle of the day-to-day, check out our conversation below!

October 18, 2019

Travel Tips and Tricks for the Perpetual Over-Packer

You know the M.O.- They wait till the last minute, frantically throw everything they own in a suitcase. They make sure to include every option for every possible scenario. Torrential downpour while attending an impromptu black-tie event? No problem.

Maybe it's your best friend, maybe it’s your significant other, maybe its YOU. Whatever the case, we're here to help! If there's one thing we know here at Canary + Co, it's organizational efficiency! 

October 10, 2019

Female Founder Feature: How 'Once Upon a Lauren' Went from Corporate to Painting Vintage Leather Jackets

This week in our Female Founder series, we have a chat with Laurén Bienvenue from 'Once Upon a Laurén'. You might have come across her IG handle 'OnceUponALaurén' which features her rad one-of-a-kind custom wearable art. While she initially started out giving new life to old vintage leather pieces, she has expanded to also include denim, luggage tags, cosmetic bags.. the list goes on and on. As she says, "if it will hold paint, I'll paint it". For more on how she got started, what inspires her and all the ins and outs of being a female entrepreneur, read more in our conversation below!

October 3, 2019

5 Reasons You Should Go For It: Turning Your Side Hustle Into Your Full-Time Gig

It has become pretty unusual these days to meet someone who doesn’t have a passion project or side hustle outside of their day job. It can be hard to feel completely fulfilled by the grind of the traditional 9-5. A recent survey from the Hartford found that 57 million people own a side business that isn’t their main source of income. So how do you know when it’s time to take the jump from side hustle to full-time gig? The truth is, the transition often doesn’t happen overnight and there really is no magic secret to success. But what we do know here at Canary + Co is that there are at least five good reasons to make the jump.

September 26, 2019

A Candid Conversation with Amelia Earhart's niece, Amy Kleppner

Photo Credit: Anthony Reczek and CSU Archives-Everett Collection 

To kick off our series, we thought it would be fitting to share a candid conversation we had with a true inspiration in every sense of the word. When we started Canary + Co, we were drawn to the free-spirited, entrepreneurial mind-set of Amelia Earhart. So much so, that we named Canary + Co. after her first plane, The Canary. While we would love the opportunity to sit down and chat with Amelia Earhart herself, we opted instead to have a conversation with her niece, Amy Kleppner.

September 15, 2019

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