Life & Love & Lessons Learned

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…

Life & Love & Lessons Learned

When a Door Closes…Literally

Doing the morning scroll...not stroll, you read it right - scroll, I came across a memory from four years ago. You gotta love Facebook for reminding you of every painful occurrence from years past. Then again, I'm the one who posted it, so... Anyway, four years ago today, I got the call at 10 a.m.… Continue reading When a Door Closes…Literally

Life & Love & Lessons Learned

She Can’t Get No Satisfaction

I own a small business. Well, not as small as it was 6 years ago, but small nonetheless. Small in the sense that I write down every online sale on a piece of white-lined notebook paper, and type up every single invoice, adding a personalized thank you to each customer. I print off every shipping… Continue reading She Can’t Get No Satisfaction