Every local community has a story, a history, and a unique personality that cannot be replicated. This is often thanks to specialized, small-scale businesses, like this one, which contribute to a neighborhood’s distinctive character and promote a thriving ecosystem in their community. Small, independent businesses offer diverse products and services, fostering economic resilience by removing the local economy’s dependence on a single industry. When you buy local, you build local, and deepen your connection to your own community.
As a result, patronizing a local business like this is an act of community building. Check out their website to learn more about the local experience you can discover today.
Did You Know?
48 cents of every dollar spent at a locally owned retail business goes back into the local community. That’s more than three times the amount that local economies recover from chain retailers — Civic Economics’ 2012 survey of local businesses
Local businesses have generated 65% of the country’s net new jobs over the past 17 years — US Small Business Administration
A Chat with Bubbles Bakery- Gallatin, TN
What services does your business offer and what makes your business stand out from the competition?
Our business prides itself on providing the perfect customized centerpiece for your event. No more selecting generic pre-made cakes from a freezer!
What was the inspiration to start or run this business?
Starting this business was a long time dream of ours, beginning with a Sunbeam stand mixer from the 1970's and my mom's kitchen. We began making cakes for birthday parties and quickly moved channeled our unique creativity vibes to include a wide variety of events.
What do you love most about your job?
This job allows us to provide our clients the satisfaction of knowing the hard work they have put in to planning their event will be completed with a customized and unique centerpiece. We love to see the excitement and happiness in the faces of our clients when they receive their order.
What is the best reaction you've ever gotten from a customer?
We have had lots of positive feedback, but one of our most memorable is from a single mother who was celebrating her oldest son graduating from high school, the first in the family. With tears of pride, she began telling us her memories of him and thanking us for helping celebrate their life event.