How to survive selling during the holiday season
What Should I Do?
What to do while you shelter at home You might be filled with anxiety these days either trying to avoid Covid-19 or counting the income you are losing by not working since shows are cancelled. You might also be dealing with working from home with a houseful of kids. Unless you are an essential worker, … Continue reading What Should I Do?
How to Stop a Thief
I was shopping with my elderly mom recently. She was pushing the cart, and like most women, she placed her purse in the seat. She frequently left her purse unattended in the cart as she shopped. I finally mentioned to her that she was opening herself up to theft by not hanging on to her … Continue reading How to Stop a Thief
Why Weigh Soap and Cosmetic Ingredients?
Have you ever searched the internet for cosmetic formulas? A search for nearly any product turns up more variations than we can try in a year, perhaps more. The question is, of course, are they good? Will they provide the results we hope for? Are they well researched and written? Although many factors determine a … Continue reading Why Weigh Soap and Cosmetic Ingredients?
I’m Just a Hobbyist
I often hear hobbyist who make soap, cosmetics and candles describing themselves as, "I'm just a hobbyist," as if their work was less significant than the work of a business owner. Is a hobbyist less knowledgeable, less skilled or less significant than a business owner? Of course not! Let us take a look at why. … Continue reading I’m Just a Hobbyist