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Last updated on Mar 25, 2016

All our products are handmade in Chicago, Illinois



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Thanks Honey card

Thanks Honey card


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I Yam Sorry card


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Whey to Go card


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I Heart You card



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About NourishingNotes

Sales 1,416
On Etsy since 2008

Let's celebrate food!

We like getting our hands dirty whether it be while printing on our press or while making biscuits. Through Nourishing Notes we want folks to get excited about food, to share it with others, and laugh along the way.

Just like a good pasta dough starts with a few basic ingredients, our creative process starts with paper, pencil and usually a strong cup of coffee. Our ideas, witty sayings, and illustrations are all dreamt up in our studio, supported by years of food research - eating everything in sight.

When we're not in our studio you can find us traveling in search of regional specialties : oysters right from Tomales Bay in California, REAL BBQ in Texas and even picking wild greens with our families in Michigan (Julie) and Greece (Andy).

We're excited to share our love of food with you!

Shop members

  • Julie

    Owner, Maker, Designer

    Loves laughing at her own jokes and really hopes others will laugh too. Her favorite books in the kitchen are On Food and Cooking by Harold McGee and The Silver Spoon from Phaidon.

  • Andy

    Photographer, Editor, Logistics Guy

    Loves laughing at Julie's jokes (the good ones). His favorite books in the kitchen are Lidia's Family Table and Vefa's Kitchen from Phaidon.

Production partners

  • Rowboat Creative

    Chicago, IL

    We partnered with Rowboat Creative to help us print our kitchen towels to keep up with demand. Rowboat provides a remarkable screen printing experience. They are conscious of how they dispose of waste, how to reduce waste, and how to recycle more.

  • Salsedo Press

    Chicago, IL

    Local employee-owned print shop in Chicago who we've worked with for years. They help us print larger quantities that we can't handle in our studio.

Shop policies

Last updated on May 9, 2022
Oh hey! Thanks for stopping by! We want to make sure you are absolutely satisfied with your purchase. We're a small bunch (two) and try to make sure we have everything covered. If you have any additional questions that aren't answered below, don't hesitate to convo us - we're here to help!

Accepted payment methods

Paypal Visa Mastercard American Express Discover Apple Pay Klarna Giftcard
Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
I gladly accept returns and exchanges
Contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 30 days of delivery
I don't accept cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
Returns and exchange details
As with all handmade goods by independent folks, our items may vary slightly in color from run to run (or from our computer screen to your computer screen) - no two are alike. We take care to make sure all our products are they best they can be before they head out the door (ie no smudges, bent corners, etc).

If you do happen to receive an item with a minor problem, we ask you to contact us immediately, including a photo of the item, within 30 days. In most cases, we'll send you a replacement, but we may ask you to return the item at your shipping cost.

We cannot accept refunds after 30 days from the date of purchase.

If you are truly unhappy with an item and would like to return it, we will refund you the cost of the item only, not the shipping, and you will need to pay to ship it back to us. Please let us know that you're sending a return, and we will refund your money when it arrives at our studio.

Exchanges = yes. Within 30 days of the date of purchase and you are responsible for shipping costs.
Payment is due at the time of purchase. If for some reason you have an issue with PayPal PLEASE contact us right away so we can try to help.

Indecisive? That's ok, but please keep in mind, if your order remains UNPAID after 3 days it will be cancelled.

Purchases within the great ol' state of IL are subject to 9.5% sales tax.
We ship to the address listed on your Etsy order (not the address listed on your PayPal receipt). Please be sure to list any special instructions in the notes of your order.

All orders will ship via USPS Priority Mail within 3 to 5 business days (unless otherwise notified). Smaller items will be shipped First Class. Both include delivery confirmation (tracking numbers).

Shipping prices include charges for packaging/handling.
Additional policies and FAQs
If you are purchasing an item as a gift, please let us know if you'd like to include a special note - we're happy to write it out and include it in the package.

Yes - we do indeed wholesale. Please email us for more information (please provide the name of your shop, location, and what types of things you sell) :
wholesale [at]