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50 And Still Waiting To Do What I Want…

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There’s Something About The South

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COFFEE TALK: Getting out of a funk.

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Ideas Are Like Sticky Octopus

March 22, 2013

You have lots of ideas. What do you do with them? I don’t know about you but I am constantly deluged by ideas for my business.  They come to me in the middle of the day, in the shower, in the middle of the night.  That’s part of having the “entrepreneurial spirit”, I guess.  Is […]

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Enjoying the rollercoaster ride.

March 6, 2013

I’m learning that building a business is just like a roller-coaster.  Daily ups and downs.  When talking to other shop owners in my area I have found that seems to be the norm for small retail.  One shop owner was so tired of the roller-coaster she closed her doors.  That was an eye-opener for me.  […]

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Something From Nothing

February 7, 2013

I don’t know about you, but I never have time to cook because I’m always at the store so we eat WAY too much fast food.  I’m trying to get better at that because I’m actually a health nut (just not when I’m too exhausted to cook).  So last night I got home and did […]

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Homeschool and Small Biz

January 30, 2013

I am one of the most unorganized people you will ever meet so I often get the question:  “How do you homeschool AND run your store?!”  So I thought I would share my secret: Not Very Well. It’s humbling to admit that I really struggle with juggling the amount of time required to get my […]

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Squirrels and Juggling

January 21, 2013

One of my favorite parts from the movie, UP, is when the old man and boy scout find the talking dog and in mid-sentence he stops and shouts, “squirrel!”. I laughed so hard and it is still a favorite phrase in our family because we relate to it so well.  I have a son with […]

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