2020 was Faire for Us!

How did you survive 2020? For us, it started great but very quickly when to crap in March. As the economy closed, so did all of our shows. Just like you, we were stuck at home just staring at the walls and all the inventory that we had ready to sell. Unlike many small businesses,…

We’re Back Baby!

As we learn more about covid, safety measures are being put in place to mitigate risks at markets. With the right steps put in place, people are clamoring for an opportunity to shop.

Our First Market Since this All Started

At some point we all have to get back to work. This past weekend we dipped our toes into a local market here in Houston. We didn’t really expect much but we did make a few dollars and socialized with our vendor friends. It is important to remember that everyone in the vendor community is…

Really? You Even Applied?

Its barely weeks since the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) was passed and its already out of money. Want to know why?

Confused About Available Resources?

As the majority of us vendors are sitting at home struggling with maintaining focus for the foreseeable future, there has been a lot in the news about resources available for your business. You (and I) have questions such as “Do I qualify?” or “How do I apply?” or a myriad of others. I don’t know…

Everything Has Changed… For Now

The entire world seems to be staying inside and away from other people. Markets, if they are even open, are empty and devoid of people. What do I do now?

But Reyes!

When I’m working in the shop, I listen to YouTube videos and today found this guy, Reyes the Entrepreneur. His excitement over a $5 profit is totally infectious. He has come quite far since he was sleeping in his car a few years ago. Inspiring, enlightening and totally real.

Embracing Thieves and Robbers

While I was taking pictures at a market this past weekend, I saw this really cute hand-made item that I took a couple of pictures of to share with you. The vendor in that booth accosted me and accused me of stealing from him. He was right, but in the wrong way.

Your New Year

Yup. It’s a new year. What does 2019 have in store for you?