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Archives for April, 2009

  1. April 24, 2009

    Ever went to a really boring Christmas party at work that you couldn’t wait to just get your gift and go home? (Or like the ones I went to, where I picked out the $10 flannel socks and was just relieved I didn’t get the singing reindeer!) I have… Read Full Post

  2. April 24, 2009

    How do you grow a company you started yourself? You hire people who love your things and can sell purses right off their shoulders! I have decided that in order to continue to build the company and spread myself out, I going to need some help! I am… Read Full Post

  3. April 24, 2009

    Yes that’s right, $10 referrals, isn’t that great! We call it the “Take 10″ discount and it really adds up. I have lots of customers who just turn in their gift certificates for $10 for all the cards they hand out and voila! they get a new… Read Full Post

  4. April 18, 2009

    People often ask me about how I got started and I start explaining how we were poor newlyweds and I needed Christmas gifts for the women on our list, and so I thought well I do have a sewing machine and I have some fabric so I will make some… Read Full Post

  5. April 18, 2009

    Well it has happened, I have been signing autographs. It’s not exactly my first,–I did sign a mug from one of my third grade teachers when I went back home recently. I made this cross-stitched mug for her when I was in her third grade class. So… Read Full Post

  6. April 14, 2009

    Hello! What a week we are having! This month the cover of Women-inc magazine features me as the cover! It is really exciting and fun to see the growth of my business. See the website at www.women-inc.com for more information on how to subscribe… Read Full Post

  7. April 7, 2009

    We had a great weekend in Shakopee MN for the Spring Festival. My twin sister Sarah and I traveled together, which is fun in itself, but we had ball selling the bags and being in our booth. (We started a few more chapters of our book together, “My… Read Full Post