One of my biggest struggles in 2014, especially at the beginning of the year, was finding a balance between being a stay-at-home mom and working from home. I spent a considerable chunk of time either frustrated that I wasn’t getting in enough time to work on my business or feeling guilty that I wasn’t giving Eve enough attention. Granted, those first… Read More
Do you have a new jewelry business or are thinking about starting one? Here you will find resources for jewelry makers and other creative entrepreneurs.
Sold lots of earrings At my show on Saturday And met a blogger! Waiting for supplies To arrive in the mail soon Got to replenish. Five more shows to go I was supposed to have six But double-booked–woops!
In the first year of Eve’s life, I posted regularly on my blog, sold my jewelry on the weekends at local craft fairs, ran a small volunteer nonprofit and co-chaired our first major fundraiser, was a member of two community artisan groups, attended my bookclub’s bi-monthly meetings, spent time with friends, and had the occasional date night. And I did it… Read More
Put your creative and organizational skills to the test for good to plan your first fundraiser! We sat around a large table, shouting out random phrases. The dry erase marker squeaked against the board as I scrambled jot them down as fast as people called them out. Family Fun Night. Sip & Spell. Get Your Spell On. Nothing felt quite right…. Read More