01/15/2022

Have You Met the Tredreas?

Spots On The FOX is rapidly becoming known throughout the Fox Valley area (and beyond) for its convenience and ability to support local business and customers alike. But how much do you know about its founders?  Personally, I’ve known Kiel and Ana Tredrea for years, and I believe there’s no better couple to spearhead this company with its...

12/10/2021
The 12 Reasons for Shopping Spots On The FOX

The 12 Reasons for Shopping Spots On The FOX

In the spirit of the holidays, we thought it would be fun to give you 12 amazing reasons to shop on Spots On The FOX this Christmas. Go ahead and sing along (you know you want to) then read about these great features that provide joy for this season and beyond. On the twelfth day of Christmas, Spots On The FOX gave to me… 12 buys in one...

09/22/2021

The Creative Type ~ Elevate Your Everyday Life

"I absolutely love when customers come to me and say 'can you create this type of card?' I love creating custom greeting cards that will bring joy to other people! I also love to see when my creations are purchased and when others appreciate my distinct aesthetic. And the more I sell, the more I get to create to replenish The Creative Type offerings!"...

09/02/2021

Discover Geneva Gems!

Geneva, Illinois, is known throughout the region as a quaint and cute destination for shopping at small, independent, and local businesses. Centered around the charming, pedestrian-friendly Third Street, the town’s shopping district is a magnet for browsing the unique and special, whether that’s decor, dining, gifts, or sweets. Not everyone has the...

08/19/2021

Shop Locally, Impact Your Community

With its array of local vendors, artisans, and services, Spots On The FOX believes that supporting and growing small businesses in the Fox Valley area is paramount. But why should shopping locally be important to you?  Where Does My Money Go? Shopping locally keeps money in our community. It’s that simple. Buying from national chains sucks...

08/17/2021

BDesigns ~ Creative & Useful Artistic Works

"They say that having limited funds makes you more resourceful. I am not sure if that is the case, but my immigrant parents taught me that something handmade is something from the heart and does not have to be expensive. This was good, as I learned how to make art from things people would toss away." Barbara Bitar ~ Owner/Artisan @ BDesigns...

07/13/2021

Classy Crafty Wife ~ Creativity Starts with a String!

"My Mom taught me how to crochet when I was around 8 years old. I would crochet here and there and for years after that. In 2016, I saw it as a business opportunity and so I put a name to it." Francis Rodriguez ~ Owner / Creator of  Classy Crafty Wife I INVITE YOU TO VISIT MY SHOP! We are so excited to feature...

04/26/2021

Wicks & Wax ~ From Our Family to Yours

"We love the look on our customers faces when they find that one scent that takes them back to a special time or place. Wicks and Wax was started back in 1999. My Husband John and I make candle and wax melt. We're proud to offer the highest quality, most unique merchandise on the market today. From our family to yours, we put lots of love and careful...

04/02/2021

Our Story

#TeamTredrea Kiel, Milo, Owen & Ana The spark that ignited our vision for Spots On The FOX began in early 2020, during the pandemic and various shutdowns. As small business owners, we saw an opportunity to create something great for the community & to help support small business. With Ana being a type 1 diabetic and...

02/21/2021

Artemisia ~ Where Boutique Meets Art Gallery

"Artemisia is a unique retail boutique and art gallery, where the majority of the clothing and jewelry lines are produced by small independent artisans in the United States. The home accessories are designed and produced by artisans all over the world." Sarah Graves ~ Owner of Artemisia WE INVITE YOU TO VISIT OUR SHOP!...

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About the Author ~ Victoria Hyla Maldonado

Victoria Hyla Maldonado has been writing all her life and has worked professionally as a writer and editor for more than 20 years. She is the author of the substantive women’s fiction Hearts Drawn Wyld trilogy (Victoria J. Hyla) as well as several anthology-published short stories. She also is the author of several children’s books. She lives in the western suburbs of Chicago with her husband and children and is working on a new romance trilogy as well as several other short stories and more children’s books.

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