Advancing Aiden - a little of this, a lot of that, and a pinch of sass!

Welcome to our corner of the interwebs! Advancing Aiden is owned by myself (Beka) and my husband Nick! It started as a way to pay for our daughter's NICU bills, and has evolved into a whole family affair!

Now we offer all the gifts you can think of for those not so crafty, but still really sassy people that we either make ourselves or source from other small businesses!

We also offer all things crafty by way of glitter, tumbler blanks, micas, classes, small business mentorship and so much more!

Can you match our sass? Let's find out!

Don't you want your very own Holiday Movie Moment?

This year... We wanted to share the Christmas Movie Moment with all of you. This Ornament Party is designed by a mom, for other parents or loved ones in a child's life. You will get two ornaments, one you can make, or the little you love can make, or work together on both of them. You get to keep one, and the little gets one to keep, that way, when you pass on the ornaments...you always have one to remember the moment to

Magic Mixes are here!

Live Magic Mixes are here! Every Tuesday Beka will be live over at Advancing.Aiden on TikTok, and she will be mixing as many mixes as she can in two hours.

You get the option to select either you want your mix live, or you don't mind if it's part of the weekly video that she makes for mixes. Please note, if you select to have it in the Tuesday live, and you don't make it in that week, your order will be held until the following Tuesday.

Let's create some Magic together!

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Build your own gift box!

Do you need a last minute gift??? Come in and we can pick out the perfect items, and make it look amazing for you.

Are you local and forgot about that birthday that snuck up on you? We can have it ready for curbside pick up on your way to his house.

We have all the items for a just because, house warming, bridal party, birthday, or self care box.

Design your own custom snow globe!

Let’s build your perfect tumbler!

Beka is the snow globe QUEEN and people have been begging to have the glass snow globes added to the custom tumbler builder! It’s here now!

If you want one themed after your own business, like the one we did for Crystal Skull Bling, hit us up on the contact page to submit your files and we will invoice you!

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TikTok Mix
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Mystery Mix
$9.75 $11.49
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Gremlin Box
$49.99 $55.47
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Agate Lake
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Crystal Lake
$8.99 $9.75
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Sunrise Lake
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Advancing You!

I get to go back to what I love the most...helping other small businesses be successful, productive, profitable and enjoyable!

Our Mentorship Program and our Virtual Assistance Program, titled Advancing You, is available now! We are so excited to work with you!

Much love,

Beka

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Sweet N Salty
$3.99 $4.80
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Our store

368 Lake St. S, Suite 103
Forest Lake, MN 55025

Tuesday - Saturday, p9m - 7pm
Sunday - Closed
Monday - By Appointment Only

Holiday Movie Moment - Ornament Parties

Holiday Movie Moment - Ornament Parties

We are really excited to announce our new Christmas Tradition at the store we are starting this year! Ornaments were a HUGE part of our childhood, with my Grandma (my dad's mom) giving an ornament to everyone every year. My mom and dad did the same for us when they started their family, and we did it for our kids when we became parents. 

I clearly remember my first Christmas as a parent. I had a grey Rubbermaid tote that my mom had sent along to me when I got my first apartment at my first duty station stateside. It was filled with ornaments I had been given, or had made, since I was born. I opened up that tote and was immediately hit with all the holiday sentimental feelings, as if I was in a Hallmark movie.

I remember looking through and finding ones I had made when I was 5 or 6 years old, the one that we had picked out at the mall kiosk when I was 13 but thought I was too old for that kind of thing... But the ones I remembered the most, were the ones I didn't have anymore... I remember the one I made my mom at the Color Me Mine Pottery thing when I was 16, and other ones I had made and given to my family. 

So this year... I wanted to share the Holiday Movie Moment with all of you. This Ornament Party is designed by a mom, for other parents or loved ones in a child's life. You will get two ornaments, one you can make, or the little you love can make, or work together on both of them. You get to keep one, and the little gets one to keep, that way, when you pass on the ornaments...you always have one to remember the moment too. 

The classes are very easy, we give you everything you need to make the ornaments, have adults to support, and send you home with plenty of footage and video to remember the moment! 

  • Included: Per Adult and Child
    • 2 ornaments
    • 3-5 professional photos edited and emailed within 48 hours. 
    • 3-5 photos taken via cell phone
    • 1 30 second video of team making ornament
    • 3-5 candid photos of team making ornament

We can't wait for you to book your Holiday Movie Moment with us! You can check out what the video may look like on our YouTube, TikTok, or Facebook social medias! 

Book now!

Happy Holidays!

Nick, Beka, and the Glitter Gremlins

 

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