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Taking Stock: 0720

Making New business plans for the flower shop. This is a really challenging time to own a small business, but we’re one of the lucky ones. We managed to get back on our feet after closing through April, and our small team is back to work. We adapted quickly and…
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Taking Stock | 1219

Happy holidays! We closed the flower shop for a little break between Christmas and the new year. It took a few days to shush the part of my brain that whispered, “you should be at work,” but now I’m fully marinated in the R&R. (This is one of the struggles…
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Taking Stock | 0817

It’s been over a year since my last Taking Stock update, so I’m doing a grrreat job of keeping up with this “monthly” series. (*Palm to forehead*) I always enjoy looking back on these posts as little snapshots in time, so let’s bring it back! Making : a mess in the kitchen…
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Taking Stock | 0316

    Making : snapchat stories with behind-the-scenes peeks at the flower shop, my favorite style and beauty stuff, and lots of Doak updates. ;)  Username: keiralennox Drinking : bucketfuls of iced tea in my Corkcicle tumbler. It keeps ice frozen for 9+ hours, and I don’t go anywhere without it lately. Watching :…
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Taking Stock | 0116

Making : schedules and to-do lists for Valentine’s week. And some cute crafts to decorate the shop for the holiday. Drinking : a lot of wine. We added a beer and wine package sales license to the business this year. So it’s research! And quality control! It’s a tough job, but someone’s gotta…
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Taking Stock

Making : progress on our flower shop move to-do list. We’re less than two months out, and besides a refrigeration guy telling me our old walk-in cooler may not survive another relocation (awesome) it’s all coming up roses. Hoping : someone’s selling a decent walk-in cooler on Craigslist… Baking : #pumpkineverything! I love this recipe…
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Taking Stock | 12

Making : an effort to wake up earlier, give myself time to enjoy mornings, and start the day less groggy/frazzled. Cooking : pre-made frozen gourmet dinners from a local caterer (best idea ever). I buy a week’s worth of meals at a time, stock them in the freezer, and pop them in the…
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Taking Stock | 11

Making : prom corsages ’til my fingers fall off. Cooking : more veggies after watching Fed Up last weekend. Drinking : Tazo ‘Organic Peachy Green’ over ice by day, Blue Moon First Peach Ale by night. I have a thing for peaches, I guess? Reading : The Bell Jar and Breakfast at Tiffany’s. Wanting : good…