How wonderful it is to say “Hello. I Love You. I’m Thinking of You” to your favorite little person. Every month.
I love The Petit Cadeau’s Snail Mail for Children because it does exactly that.
Every month the child will receive a colorful, fun, engaging letter in their mailbox that features something special from Oliver + Olivia.
At $37.50 (including postage!) for six months of eagerly awaited joy (and a great excuse to talk with those little blessings later), it’s totally worth it. I can’t wait to hear about the response from my niece and nephew when they get theirs.
Alison is an artisan and “Thoughtful Gift” enabler. (love that). She sells her Snail Mail for Children on Etsy and shares great ideas and content on her website. She’s done a great job putting something creative, useful and affordable together and I highly recommend checking it out.
Pop-Up businesses provide unique ways to grow, test, and market.
BECKY MCCRAY of SMALL BIZ SURVIVAL, THE RURAL AND SMALL TOWN BUSINESS RESOURCE, explains what a Pop-Up Business is in the following post. I highly recommend you follow SmallBizSurvival too – it’s a wonderfully informative and friendly site!
A pop up business is just a temporary business. Different authors may add different qualifiers, but I like to keep things simple. A pop-up is a way to take advantage of fleeting opportunities, test whether an idea is workable and to learn from direct experience.
Pop-ups can be:
- Booths and stands at festivals
- Short-term stores for the holiday season
- Displays of items for sale inside another business
- Fireworks stands around holidays
- Vendors at the farmers market
- Sno-cone stands during the summer
Pop-ups may temporarily occupy a full-sized business space like a downtown building, may be located inside another business, or may be in a non-traditional space [ … read more]