If someone ever tells you that running a business is easy, they either have a staff who does 99% of the work for them, or they have no idea what they are actually doing, especially if they don't understand that not all business run into the same cookie cutter set up. The three most important … Continue reading Running a business is hard
Category: Business: Behind the Scenes
In-Person Selling Schedule
So far for 2023 I have 4 in-personal sales events confirmed. There maybe a couple more added to the calendar later in the year. Event 1: Bacon's Castle Village Faire Location: Surry, Virginia Date: April 29, 2023 Time: 10am - 4pm Entrance Fee: $15 for Adults, $10 for Students and Virginia Preservation Members. Children 6 … Continue reading In-Person Selling Schedule
So the blog did a thing.
So I got a notification a few minutes ago. This blog has officially hit 5,000 all-time views. It's exciting, I had figured with my sporadic update schedule it would be the end of the year before that happened. I'll have another update this weekend. I'll be announcing my first big crochet project ever and be … Continue reading So the blog did a thing.
So, if you follow me on social media, you'll know that roughly 13 days ago I lost access to Facebook due to being hacked, and then whoever hacked me got my account deactivated. I'm still fighting with Facebook to get access back, since by loosing my personal account, I also lost access to the business … Continue reading Quick update
So, I've confirmed my spot in a show in May taking place in Fredericksburg, Va. More details on that in a bit. I'm in the process for applying to a Farmers Market that runs from April until December. Trying out something different this year. Facebook will be done for a bit while I fight with … Continue reading Business Update
New Year, New Plans
Welcome to 2023 y'all. So, a little housekeeping. In 2022, I have 2,611 visitors. I'd like to have atleast 3,000 this year. I'm aware I should have a bigger goal than that, but I'm good with a small increase year to year for now. Now that I've added the shop side of things, my hope … Continue reading New Year, New Plans
Taking a Breather
So I have finished up my in-person selling for the year. I was going to try for one more show this year, but for reasons, I have opted not to. I'm going to update/adjust things on the shop side of this site. I'm currently working on better product descriptions and I'll get better photos taken … Continue reading Taking a Breather
So I am approaching a portion of the year where my stress levels are at their highest. My son turns 5 this coming weekend, the weekend after that I have a big show and the weekend after that I have a little show. I still need to redo all the listings (add/remove) before Black Friday … Continue reading Little Things
So first off, apologies for not having a regular update schedule like I said I would. Things have been a little sideways lately, but I'm working on that,I just won't happen until January 2023. More on those plans later. I have a live show coming up in about 3 weeks in Chesapeake Virginia. It will … Continue reading Update-ish
Plans in the works
So just a quick update of sorts. Starting Monday, I'm restarting the Crafts of the World series. I don't plan on sticking to fiber arts with this series, this time. I'm going to try my best to cover atleast one craft from each country. This will be added to daily. Starting in October, I plan … Continue reading Plans in the works