Bookish Shop Feature: Muggin & Co.

So today I’m not just featuring a bookish shop but a shop that loves connecting with pet lovers! Muggin & Co. is a small business that specializes in drinkware. Monica, the face behind Muggin & Co., creates beautiful designs and she accepts custom orders. Monica can be described as ambitious, calm, and friendly. When she’s not working on Muggin’ & Co., she likes to spend time outdoors, adventure seeking with her pups, and spending time with her son and husband. Read our interview below to learn more about this fun pet-friendly business!

Q) What inspired you to create Muggin & Co?

A) I enjoy the creativity of mug making. I had been making mugs for friends and family for fun when I decided to open my shop.

Q) How long has Muggin & Co been in operation?

A) March 2018

Q) What goals do you have for your small business?

A) Connect with other per lovers and bring a smile to someone’s face with the custom designs. 

Q) Do you have a personal favorite mug/cup you have designed?

A) I thoroughly enjoy the custom photo orders and the color changing mugs.

Q) What would you say are some of your biggest achievements?

A) Starting the shop was a big step since I do this part time and have a full time ‘real’ job. It has been so fun connecting with others through the shop and seeing how they use their mugs. 

Q) What are your top three favorite reads right now?

A) I’m a new mom so reading is non existent at this time. I enjoy both fiction and non fiction. 

Q) Do you have any new designs you are working on?

A) Not currently, but hoping to design some more soon. 

Q) What is the most rewarding thing about running your own small business?

A) The flexibility and connecting with others. 

Q) What advice would you give someone who wants to open their own small business?

A) Just do it- not a Nike ad! Take the leap and enjoy the process of it all!

Be sure to check out Muggin & Co. here – use the code UNICORN15 to save on your order!

Published by Kayla E. Green

Kayla E. Green is a school librarian, speculative fiction author, and poet. When she isn’t writing, reading, or going on adventures with her husband, she loves singing loudly and off-key to KLove Radio, snuggling her dogs, and pretending she’s a unicorn. Her award-winning YA fantasy novella, Aivan: The One Truth, and her inspirational poetry collection, Metamorphosis, are now available through book retailers. Kayla also has stories and poems featured in various anthologies. Follow The Unicorn Writer's blog for book reviews, author interviews, writing advice, and more bookish fun!

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