• Is Your Store Easy to Shop?

    Opening a retail shop, whether on the high street, in a mall or at an out of town location, is still a valid way to sell your products. Shops still sell. Despite the growth in online shopping, many people still prefer shopping in person. No, it might not have the convenience of online shopping. But it has something better. Shopping in real life is an experience. As a retail customer, you get to touch products, speak to people, ask questions and enjoy the atmosphere. Yes, it takes longer than clicking a button, but you are more likely to come out of it with a product that you love and a…

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    Remodel Update September 10th!

    I know y’all are on the edge of your seats with my remodeling project! So, here’s my September update. I know you are probably tired of hearing this but remodeling is a dirty job!! My house is dusty. VERY. Dusty!!  This fine layer of dirt is everywhere. From ground into the carpet to the top of window sills.  I wonder if it will ever be clean again! Next revelation? Remodeling is a slow process. I painstakingly slow process. Having no previous experience I had no idea what to expect. Real life is not an HGTV 30 minute show. Real life takes months. Cupboards took 16 weeks to arrive. Once they…

  • Let’s Get This Party Started!

    I may not have been overly excited about moving (it’s SO MUCH WORK!!) But, I have to admit that decorating our new house is SO MUCH FUN!! I am truly having a blast! I have an entire house; an entire blank canvas to decorate.  I am bringing together items from our old house in California and mixing in new items. I’m mixing antiques and modern. I’ve told you before I have very eclectic tastes. I love mixing things that don’t seem to go together. Silver and gold. Framed photographs and unframed canvases. I love mixing the antiques that were handed down from my Grandparents to sleek new things. I figure,…

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    Why is wearing high heels not always such a good idea?

    Many women feel the need to wear high heels regularly; especially if they need to make up for a lack of inches in height. If you are a regular wearer of high heels, have you ever considered the damage you could be doing to your body? In this article, we are going to talk about this damage. We do not expect you to stop wearing high heels as a result, but we hope that you consider putting some of our advice to good use. The pain of wearing high heels No-one likes to be in pain; it’s not pleasant. Wearing high heels often can cause you to be in pain…