We are thrilled to share our first ever Women In Business Guide! The Pittsburgh Moms Network gives us the opportunity to meet and work with so many wonderful female entrepreneurs and businesswomen. It is an honor to highlight a number of these women and their businesses in the guide below. Be sure to check it out, learn more about these amazing local businesses, and discover all that they have to offer to make 2022 the best year yet! Thank you to our amazing guide sponsor, Jen Crouse, Realtor.
In the last 6 years Jen Crouse has grossed over 100 million in real estate sales while providing an experience that’s more than just a transaction. Jen’s success is rooted in the high level of attention and service provided to all of her clients, as well as her modern focus on web advertising and social media that ensures maximum exposure. This coupled with her extensive market knowledge and drive to solve problems is what makes her such a valuable asset and the reason she is the go-to agent serving Pittsburgh & beyond!
Pure Barre Pittsburgh Downtown
Pure Barre is an effective, total-body workout and an empowering community. Our technique focuses on low-impact, high-intensity movements that lift and tone muscles to improve strength, agility, and flexibility for every age, body, and fitness level.
Achieve the look of long, lean muscles, improve overall health, and practice mindfulness at Pure Barre. No experience needed. Our highly-trained Teachers offer one-on-one support so clients can get the most out of every class.
In addition to our barre classes, the studio is attached to a designer athleisure boutique stocked with brands such as Lululemon, Beyond Yoga, and Alo. Find styles you can wear in the studio and on the go, with merchandise including workout gear, leggings, accessories, beauty/lifestyle products, gift cards and more!
At Pure Barre, all new clients are gifted their first class for FREE! This Free Intro to Barre class provides an inviting, small class setting where our Teachers break down the technique surrounded by other first-timers. We want everyone to feel welcomed, confident, and prepared to start their fitness journey off right!
150 8th Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
“The Jewel Box at Eighth & Penn”
Mak to Sleep is a local Sleep Consultant and Newborn Care Specialist that helps parents achieve healthy sleep habits for their little ones from newborn through five years of age. Our focus is to make age appropriate schedules and develop a general healthy attitude towards sleep for the whole family.
Rather you need a little bit of help to get sleep back on track or a lot of help because sleep was never great from the beginning, we can help. Services include overnight care for newborn through 4 months of age, first night in home help, 1 and 2 week sleep packages, hour long strategy calls, and more.
*Mention the Pittsburgh Moms Network to receive 20% off a package or have your initial fee waived for overnight care.
Boxx My Party is a place to shop the most unique, on trend and eco-conscious kids party themes and products. We take pride in curating beautiful, quality, and modern products from conscious companies that you will love just as much as your Littles do.
As a big time-saver, Boxx My Party offers one-of-a-kind, Pinterest-inspired birthday party kits that include all the décor, table essentials and DIY Fun required for 8 little guests to have the best time ever. All you have to do is unbox the theme and set it up. These party kits are so Insta-worthy you’ll want to have your cameras ready.
Boxx My Party helps make planning a perfectly-styled themed kids birthday party easy and fun so you can focus on what really matters.
Subscribe to our newsletter at www.boxxmyparty.com to receive 15% off your first order.
Megan Chicone – State Farm Insurance Agency
Megan Chicone is the owner of two State Farm Agencies located in Peters Township and Robinson Township. She proudly represents the #1 auto, home, and life insurer in the nation! She celebrates 11 years in business and 15 years with State Farm and FUN FACT – she is a third generation agent!
Along with her team, Megan helps people insure their biggest assets including their cars, homes, apartments, and condos. She and her team are passionate about protecting income for families due to sudden death or disability. Working with small business owners for their business insurance and planning needs is rewarding as a small business owner herself. Megan’s team has over 60 years of combined State Farm Insurance experience..
Megan has a passion for enhancing our local community, serving on the Peters Township Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and Leadership Washington County. She is a trustee of The Washington County Community Foundation and actively volunteers with Dress for Success Pittsburgh and Junior Achievement of Western PA. Give their team a call! They would love to help!
Jennifer Janeway Designs is a full-service design and renovation firm serving busy families across the Pittsburgh region. As a mom of 2 school age boys, I understand how valuable your time is. Our firm offers both design and project management expertise for clients that know that they want something better for their home, but don’t have the time or interest to design and manage a project on their own.
We believe that your home directly contributes to your overall well-being. With so many options out there, our clients often come to us feeling overwhelmed. We help them to take the frustration out of designing or renovating their home, and provide an organized and structured process to manage it. We start with design and rendering services that provide a beautiful and clear vision, uniquely curated for you based on your style preferences. From there, we manage the ordering, delivery, construction and installation during your project. Our process allows you to be present in your life, instead of managing your project’s details!
Once you make the investment in your home, you’ll be amazed how much your every day routines change. From a gorgeous kitchen that you love to entertain in, to a cozy great room where your family can enjoy movie night together, we specialize in elevating your every day.
Chef Alekka brings over 25 years of professional baking and cooking to Pittsburgh. She recently moved here from Chicago where she had her own dedicated baking school. She offers a wide range of culinary services from pre-made meals to dinner parties to cooking classes.. Looking to expand your culinary skills? Our in-home cooking classes are perfect for all age ranges and skills who are looking to learn new techniques. All ingredients, recipes are provided with expert instructions from the chef.
Not feeling like cooking tonight?- her website offers an a la carte service that provides fully cooked meals that can be adapted to any preferences and allergies.
Chef Alekka also offers private dinner parties for those looking for a more customized experience. We offer set menus for our clients or work one on one with the chef to design a dinner menu. Perfect for birthdays, anniversaries, or just a way to treat yourself.
At The Little Gym, we believe kids should be able to act like kids. We also believe fun environments are especially conducive to the kind of learning that prepares them for life’s adventures. Through unique programs that revolve around active play, we complement and enhance the traditional school experience – even before kids are school age! We give children a safe and inspiring space to direct their energy, build confidence, and develop key skills.
The Little Gym offers parent/child classes, pre/k gymnastics, grade school gymnastics, birthday parties, summer and winter camps, and parents survival nights.
Candles by Ashley are made using the finest ingredients, from the soy and coconut wax to our fragrances, crystals, gemstones, and herbs. Creating candles is a passion of mine and are infused with positive energy for your heart and home!
We use all of these super clean ingredients for creating custom scents and decor for special occasions, candle making parties, fundraisers and wholesale candles for boutiques.
Our Candle Rewards Program offers a way for you to earn points via online purchases that you can redeem for saving on future purchases. Also, if you’re unsure of what to do with your empty candle jars, you can return them for a discounted refill through our awesome Candle Jar Recycling Program!
Use code: Womeninbusiness2022! for 15% off your next order!
Dawne Barnes – Modern Travel Professionals
Did you know travel companies – like Disney & Sandals – already include the cost of a Travel Planner in your vacation package?
You are paying a fee every time you book a trip – online or over the phone.
When you book with me, that small fee goes to support my small business – instead of back to the vendor.
So why not get something for you money – advice, insider tips, and guidance from someone with first-hand experience… ME!!
I will even apply deals if they are released after your book, saving you money.
I am a member of CLIA (Cruise Lines International Association) & a Certified Sandals Specialist – who has visited several all-inclusive Caribbean resorts. I have also completed the College of Disney Knowledge, as well as training for Universal Studios.
You work hard for your vacation dollars – let me work to make sure you get the best deal, with no stress & maybe even some fun during the planning process.
Mention this ad when you book & get a $25 gift card upon final payment
Magnolia on Main, a Traveling Boutique
Recognizing the busy lifestyles of women today, we started our traveling boutique to bring the latest in women’s fashions to you.
Business casual and weekend-wear pieces — knits ,blouses, dresses and the best fitting jeans in the city.
Our brands include Kut from the Kloth, Black Tape, Project Social, THML and other up and coming, on trend brands.
Living Simply PGH is a Pittsburgh-based organizing company that specializes in helping busy families and professional women find space in their homes and time in their day.
No one wants to feel like they are just “getting through” their days. Conquering the clutter in our homes can pave the way for a simpler and more intentional way of living, no matter our season of life. I created Living Simply PGH to help you do exactly that. Because getting organized with us is more than buying pretty containers for your stuff. It’s a mindset shift. A lifestyle change. We help you simplify, organize and maintain.
We have a variety of services to help you organize and transform your home so that you can make room for what matters most.
Scrubd Esthetics is a nurse owned business whose mission is to enhance your natural beauty through the art of permanent makeup.
Whether it be a natural or more dramatic look, the results are always stunning, shortening your daily routine significantly!
We believe that looking and feeling your best are important to being successful, but getting ready shouldn’t have to take all day.
It’s our goal to use our medical and artistic skills to bring naturally enhanced beauty to the busy everyday woman—without the hassle of spending hours in front of the mirror!
Services offered include: signature brow options (microblading, combination brows, ombre/powder brows, feathered ombre brows), henna brows/brow tinting, lip blush, eyeliner/eye enhancements, and saline tattoo removal (botox and dermal fillers coming this summer!)
Use code “PGH-MOM” to receive 10% OFF any service. Can only be used once and cannot be used with other promotions, giveaways, or discounts.
What started as a COVID craft has now turned into Beads By Barson! In late 2020, I was making bracelets for my friends to keep myself busy…other than watching Netflix and being a Special Education teacher! In April of 2021 my friend, Emily Myers, of Emily Myers Beauty, thought more people would be interested in the bracelets. I started selling bracelets at her studio as well as through Instagram. I never could have imagined the overwhelming demand!
The ultimate goal of Beads By Barson is to create bracelets that are personalized, meaningful and versatile. One of my favorite things is hearing the stories from customers behind their desired bracelets- from being trusted to keep baby names top secret to remembering a loved one and everything in between!
I have thoroughly enjoyed every moment of creating bracelets for customers near and far and I can’t wait to see what is in store for Beads By Barson!
With flashes of gold, shimmers of glitter, and the pop of a champagne cork, NailChic aims to bring luxury into your life each time you step through our doors. With over 15 years of industry experience, salon own Dana Jones and her team strive to bring superior service to every client through top quality products, continuing education, impeccable customer service, and top of the line safety and health procedures
Nailchic and Skinchic offer a ton of amazing services.
At NailChic, try our champagne pedicure and pop that bottle of champs or add our MAGIC POWDER to your gel mani for a longer lasting manicure. We strive to make you feel at home and like family while at Nailchíc.
Head to SkinChic for your next lash lift, brow service or schedule your next waxing or threading appointment. Customized Chíc individual lashes or Dluxe Chíc facials are all available at SKINCHÍC.
Omlie empowers women by providing the tools and education for the ‘canna-curious’ to connect and learn about CBD and cannabis from a beginner’s perspective. We seek to broaden the conversation about cannabis by helping women, who are so often the caretakers of our families, to understand it and how it could be used to help us and our loved ones.
Sarah is not your traditional stoner. She is the founder and CEO of Omlie, and she is on a mission to ‘Make Pot Professional’ and expand the definition of healthcare to include cannabis. She also owns and operates Omlie Consulting, working with clients in the healthcare and cannabis industries to develop transformative strategies and build trusting connected teams.
This is a safe place to ask newbie questions! After all, we aren’t stoners. We are at the beginning of our cannabis journey, navigating this new horizon together. And we believe in the power of community, and that we are better (and have more fun) when we learn and grow together. That’s why we started Omlie, to share our cannabis journey, so we can be by your side in yours.