I Heart Mount Pleasant

Happy Valentine’s Day Everyone! I hope each and everyone of you take a few moments today and reflect on all the things you LOVE in your life. We have so much to be thankful for even if things don’t seem like we do or feel like we do. And some days, the best we can do is be thankful and LOVE only trees, the sun or the moon but that’s good enough. The most important thing is simply being appreciative for something. There will be days where we LOVE everything around us and everybody and other days, well….. we just aren’t feeling the LOVE so much. But everyday there is something or someone to love and appreciate. Today is Valentine’s Day so enjoy it with those you love.

In the spirit of LOVE, there is currently an I HEART MOUNT PLEASANT campaign going on in case you were not aware. It’s a social media campaign; something fun to express your love for Mt. Pleasant and get your name entered into a drawing.

According to the Facebook page there will be a winner for a very sweet prize!! The prize is for a 2 night stay for two at The Loft at 109  (above photo), Breakfast for Two at the Perk Spot Coffee Shop, a 1-hour massage from Mindful Palm and $100 Gift Card for use in any of the stores on Main Street in downtown.

Here are the contest rules:
1) “LIKE” the Visit Mount Pleasant, TN fb Page
2) Share this post
3) Tag a Mount Pleasant, TN Business that you LOVE
4) Leave a comment below about something or someone you LOVE in Mount Pleasant, TN

A winner will be announced on February 28, 2019!
This contest will run for the month of February. 
Winners will be chosen from a random drawing. 
Heart Felt “LOVE story” comments will earn extra entries.

SHOW SOME LOVE FOR MT. PLEASANT BUSINESSES!!

Here are some of the downtown shops and restaurants with nice Valentine’s gifts and dinner options. I’m sure they’d all love to see you today.

  • Pearl Henry Boutique
  • Nelipot Boutique
  • Breckenridge Baby
  • Too Much Stuff Emporium
  • 1824 General Store (of course)
  • Mt. Pleasant Grille (awesome decor and food planned for dinner; call for reservations)
  • TJ Smawls
  • MP Marketplace
  • Pizza Place
  • Pepe’s Mexican Food
  • Muletown Hemp and Cafe
  • Perk Spot Coffee Shop
  • Becky’s Do or Dye

Until next time 🙂 Angela

The Perk Spot Coffee Shop

Candace and Aaron Davaloz are the proud owners of a new coffee shop in Mt. Pleasant. I first met Candace when she was working for the court in Mt. Pleasant. She would stop in our store and grab some snacks and gift items from time to time. She was always so bubbly and cheery and easy to talk to. It was ALWAYS a pleasure having her stop in the store and chat.

I remember her telling me how she had worked in the coffee industry off and on since a young adult and how much she loved serving people and making coffee and latte’s for others. She even continued doing it once in awhile ‘ FOR FUN‘. 🙂

Although her day job was working at the court each day that was not where her passion was. Then she had the opportunity to run the Buckhead – Mt. Pleasant location so she jumped all over that. Customers loved her!! She greeted customers with enthusiasm, caring and kindness. People started frequenting the coffee shop more often because Candace was there and she was able to wake up each day knowing she was fulfilling her own passion.

Then the most AMAZING opportunity presented itself to her; to own her own coffee shop in the town she loved and serving the people she loved. She could not pass up the chance to make a dream of hers come to fruition. So, Candace and her husband did what every new business owners do and that’s figure out if it really is doable financially and whether or not they are willing to put in the time and energy day after day to run a business.

Fortunately for all of us, they decided to move forward and take the leap of faith. When she told me about this opportunity and how she has dreamed of having her own coffee shop for a gazillion years, I asked her if she also had a name chosen for when that day would arrive. She without hesitation said, ‘Yes, The Perk Spot Coffee Shop“.

They quickly got it all together as they did not want to be closed for a long period of time but there were permits, licenses and inspections to be had before opening the doors. Oh yeah, and equipment to purchase and have installed. As you can see from the photo above, Candace was very excited to receive her brand new Espresso machine. 🙂

And then opening day arrived on Tuesday, January 15th!!! What an exciting day for the new business owners and for all of us in Mt. Pleasant. We are so glad you are here Candace. And not only do we have a wonderful, community coffee shop here in town owned by a great couple but they are also open from 7:30am – 7pm Monday – Friday. Yay! In fact, last night I went in around 6pm and grabbed some fresh ground coffee for breakfast this morning. It is also nice to have another store open till 7pm as we are. They are open on Saturdays from 8am – 4pm.

Drink Menu for The Perk Spot

So, why not grab a cup of coffee before work and then come on back after work and grab another then walk across the street to our store and grab something to bring home for dinner like some delicious Liberty Trace Farm meat, Tallgrass meat, Coco’s Italian Market pizza or ravioli? See how convenient we make it for you?

Stop in this week and check out the new decor, food products, drink menu and say hi to Candace. Oh yeah, don’t forget to follow her on Facebook so you stay current with the happenings of The Perk Spot Coffee Shop.

Welcome Aaron and Candace!! Until next time 🙂 Angela