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This week we sat down with artist and illustrator Andrea Strongwater to learn more about her inspirations and motivations.  We first asked whether it was a conscious decision to become an artist. “No.” , said Andrea, “There was never any question. From the time I was born, I was an artist”. She recalled that as a preschooler, she made a piece of art that so captivated one of her classmate’s mothers that she asked to have it for display in her own home. When we asked what Andrea would be had she not pursued a career as an artist, she...

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Ashantia, “Tia”, is one of Mimi’s Local Maker’s. You can find her lovingly handmade small batch candles and wax melts for sale in our store. Recently, Tia took some time out of her busy schedule to talk a little bit about her inspirations and what she hopes to create in the future.  In addition to creating new scents and partnerships for Lavender in Luxe, Tia is currently working as a personal trainer and considering a degree in diet and nutrition. While some may wonder whether this is an industry pivot, Tia assures us it’s not. Her journey to create the...

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We are SO excited to announce that after 10 years, we’re moving locations! Our new location at 401 Elmira Road has so many features to offer, and it is less than 2 miles from our soon to be former location.

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We're hiring! If you are strong, reliable, and looking to make a little extra money and an employee discount, you might be exactly who we're looking for! We're looking to hire part-time Furniture Movers to pick-up and deliver furniture on week days, with the option to add weekends.  Hours will start at 5-10/week, but will vary depending on workload and increase as we move into our busy season. Flexible availability is required.  $14.25/hr after training If you are interested in joining our team as a Mimi Mover please email your cover letter and resume to Kevin at movercoordinator@mimisatticithaca.com. We look...

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Hi, Mimi’s Fans It's me, Store Founder Kelly Moreland, writing to share some exciting news with you. Please join me in congratulating the new, proud owners of Mimi's Attic ... Ian Rydgren and Amanda Oczkowski!  About Ian After five years as a team member, Ian has contributed greatly to the store you know and love today. It’s hard to believe he started his journey with the company in 2015 as a part-time Mimi Mover! Not long after he started working for Mimi’s, Ian's intelligence, speed and aptitude for taking on a wide variety of tasks became apparent. On a very busy...

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