Thursday, July 29, 2010

Things I Wish Someone Would Have Told Me

This is part 3 of an ongoing series of opening an independent store.

You will have to fold shirts every. single. day. However, a flip-folder makes the task almost enjoyable. Almost.

A 115 year old building has issues. Even if it is newly remodeled. Haha. In reality, our building (built in 1896) is awesome and the issues are really minor - like the door blows open if the wind blows north.

As the owner of a neighbor business commented the other day - Having a business is like having a second house. Which you have to clean every day. Bah.

Our neighbors at Tame Magazine bring dogs to work. Lots of them.

So, you can go over there and get your pet fix. This is their newest foster. Can you stand it? Cuteness overload!!!

If, perchance, you're interested in adopting him:

You will meet totally awesome people. The area where our store is (C-Street in Springfield, MO) is a tight-knit artsy/creative community with quite the cast of characters. Plus, we have the best customers and the greatest artisans that we carry.