Life & Love & Lessons Learned

Mr. Monk & the Coronavirus

Quick question because I honestly don't even know anymore. What day is it? What time is it?  Um...Month? I feel like I'm in Vegas, but without the winnings, the nightlife, or all things exciting. This Coronacation kinda sucks. At first it wasn't bad. Sleeping in. Nice! Not having to pack backpacks and lunches, 5 days… Continue reading Mr. Monk & the Coronavirus

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Cancer Hits Home

When I first opened my boutique, a woman came in with two little boys. They were running all throughout the store, in and out of clothing racks,  and in between the "Don't touch anything" and "Come here right now!" she kept apologizing. As a mom of three kids, I get it. It's almost impossible to… Continue reading Cancer Hits Home

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Making the Leap from Small Business to Chain Store…

Since opening my boutique 7 years ago, I've been compared to another local boutique just one town away. We both offer on-trend, women's fashions, jewelry & accessories. We both offer weekly online sales. Our stores have a similar laid-back vibe. On the surface, sure, we are similar. To the outsider looking in, sure. Over the… Continue reading Making the Leap from Small Business to Chain Store…