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What We’re Up Against…

That time when a company that claims to design new Christmas sh*t for Target and Walmart brings an entire tour group of design employees through your shop to ‘find inspiration’ and you make a point to actively engage the company’s bosses in a conversation about Junket’s goal of driving down demand for unnecessary new product/garbage/sh*t […]

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Missing lids

After two of our handmade, 100% reuse candles sold first thing this morning, we decided to fire up the wax and make more. This new batch has been poured into antique typewriter ribbon tins that arrived at the shop missing their lids… These would be sweet as hostess gifts and stocking stuffers. Any (faint) scent […]

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New product line: Candles made using 100% reuse materials

Here’s our next ‘new’ junket-made product! These candles have been made using 100% secondhand materials, including crayon wax & candle stubs, reusable vintage jelly jars and old tins, reuse-sourced wicks… They make a great gift option for your environmentally conscientious loved one, and they’ve all been made without creating more waste. #reuse #zerowaste #candles #minneapolis #holidaygifts

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Proud Mama

The #jrshopkeeper kept it real tonight– prepping a shelter (complete with sleeping mat and a welcome note) outside the shop, and then offering a carefully prepared and heartfelt speech (complete with audience engagement) to a roomful of people during our fourth birthday celebration this evening… #proudmama #shoplife #innovation #sherockedit

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