So here's our to do list for today:
  • > ORIGINS cuts/etching
  • > ETSY cleanup
  • > THE MUSIC refine and finish (hoops + simple necklaces)
  • > QUICKBOOKS decision
  • > SPREADSHEET pricing
  • > NEW ITEM UPLOAD
  • > PR (new color + the music) (IDEALLY: new website + new space)
  • > JEWELRY STOCKUP
Just eight things, right!?  No problem!  So why do I feel all panic-y?  Not like shaky and losing it, but like a little buggy and maybe just a smidge tight-chested.  Perhaps that's because each one of those line items has 14 secret sub-points that are lurking in the background.  But are we gonna get it done?!? [caption id="attachment_3303" align="aligncenter" width="450" caption="Two thumbs up!"][/caption]

Betsy says yes.  YES.  YES!

We were lauded at a luncheon yesterday and it was lovely.

[caption id="attachment_3304" align="aligncenter" width="450" caption="We're great!"][/caption] It says: PSU Business Outreach Program Small Business of the Year Award Presented to Betsy Cross and Will Cervarich, Betsy & Iya, in recognition of Business Growth and Job Creation.  How's that for awesome!?  We were really touched and flattered. At the luncheon, the MC riffed: "My grandmother was a small business owner and she used to say: 'Being a small business owner is incredible.  The hours are very flexible.  Very flexible.  You can work any 80 hours a week you like.'"  I like her style.  And I like the hours.  And I like succeeding.  And I know we will.  Sayonara, to-do list.  Sayonara secret sub-points.  Sayonara buggy feeling. ***Song of the Moment: Hungry Like a Tiger, by Jared Mess & the Grown Children***

4 thoughts on Groove.

Mabel and Zora:

Congrats!!! Y’all are awesome! Good to see you on Tuesday! Happy MDW!

October 05 2016 at 09:10 PM

betsy:

You all are SO SWEET AND AWESOME AND WE LOVE YOU ALL. Thank you so much. really.

October 05 2016 at 09:10 PM

maba:

Congratulations!!! It is well deserved! You two work soooo hard…yes 80 hours a week! Yikes!!!

October 05 2016 at 09:10 PM

Sweet Ronit:

Congrats! What an accomplishment. The growth of your business is as inspiring as your beautiful jewelry!

October 05 2016 at 09:10 PM

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