Rustico Blog — Mark Makers

Mark Maker: Jacob Huff of American Batsmith

Mark Maker: Jacob Huff of American Batsmith

When you combine America’s favorite pastime and quality American craftsmanship, you get American Batsmith. Owner and operator, Jacob Huff, spent a great deal of his childhood playing baseball and making bats out of broken shovel handles. Today, American Batsmith specializes in designing and building distinct bats for each player—a bat that will become “an extension of your hands.” We are excited to feature Jacob as a Mark Maker.   Can you tell us a bit about yourself? My name is Jacob Huff. I’m originally from Nampa, Idaho, however, I moved to the Salt Lake Valley in 2003. I’m married and...

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Mark Maker: Ryan Michler of Order of Man

Mark Maker: Ryan Michler of Order of Man

Our latest Mark Maker made a stand and started a movement. Meet Ryan Michler, founder of Order of Man, a community of men dedicated to becoming the best they can be. The Order provides the tools needed to become better husbands, fathers, businessmen, and community leaders: men. Learn more about Ryan and how he’s leaving his mark in our one-on-one interview.   Can you tell us a bit about yourself? Yes, we just moved to Maine about ten months ago. My wife and four kids decided to go on a little bit of an adventure. We’ve been out here through...

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Mark Maker: The Younique Foundation

Mark Maker: The Younique Foundation

The Younique Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides impactful resources, retreats, and support groups to inspire hope and healing in women who were sexually abused as children or adolescents.We sat down with the founders of Younique, Derek and Shelaine Maxfield, to learn about their journey, and what inspired them to begin the foundation. See our video interview below to learn more about our latest Mark Maker and how they are making a difference.  If you would like to help out this cause, we are matching monetary contributions made in the month of April, click here to learn more....

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Mark Maker: The Hey Moon Club

Mark Maker: The Hey Moon Club

How are you satisfying the wanderlust in you? For this Utah family, known as The Hey Moon Club, a nomadic lifestyle enticed them into downsizing their lives and converting a school bus into a home. Life on the road has been full of amazing sights, lifelong friendships with fellow nomads, and some challenges to overcome. The Hey Moon Club, consisting of Preston, Amanda, and their three (soon to be four!) children, emulates how fulfilling it is to chase adventure, be present in the moment, and live minimally. We are excited to feature this unique family as a Mark Maker.  ...

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