The Overzealous Sales Friend

I decided to update my original post, because a few interesting things happened since I wrote this. Instead of backing off, sales moms seemed to take this as a challenge! Like, "That person didn't sell it right, no you really need this, here try mine." My original post follows, along with updates: If all you … Continue reading The Overzealous Sales Friend

10 Steps to Starting a Business with No Money and No Debt

I'm going to veer from my usual geek/parenting posts to talk about how I started my business without spending any money or taking on any debt. This is geared toward retail and craft business, but I think some of the principles could apply to any business. I started Three Muses Inspired Clothing in 2005, after … Continue reading 10 Steps to Starting a Business with No Money and No Debt

Sew Geek Mama on Etsy

I closed my boutique and website but decided to keep my Etsy shop open because I really enjoy making things! I've been able to add a bit more to it now that Keelan is taking regular naps and sleeping well at night. I make a lot of Wonder Woman accessories and pieces people can … Continue reading Sew Geek Mama on Etsy

I Don’t Know How to Not Work

I'm currently in the process of closing my business I've run for the past 11 years. I grew it from a little kitchen table eBay enterprise to a real brick and mortar boutique. It was something I dreamed about doing since I was little. I wanted to grow up and own a costume store, so … Continue reading I Don’t Know How to Not Work