Nurses' Week

Nurses’ Week

Celebrating Nurses Week Chances are at some point in your life you’ve encountered a nurse, those brave souls willing to do what it takes for the well-being of strangers – right down to cleaning up blood, puke, and poop.  That’s a special kind of calling. My sister is a nurse, so I’ve heard some crazy […]

Transitioning Your Wardrobe From Winter to Spring With Basics

Transitioning Your Wardrobe From Winter to Spring With Basics

It’s that time of year:  Seasonal wardrobe transition.  Ugh!   Leaving the house in the morning, it’s downright cold.  By lunchtime, the temperature has risen and we’re way overdressed. Here are a few tips to make the seasonal switch a little smoother: Start getting your boot feet into sandal shape. Who doesn’t love THAT pair of […]

Tucktails

Lessons of a Trade Show Newbie…

What’s that old saying, if you ain’t learning, you ain’t growing?  Something like that.   Well, after our first trade show, I must be ten feet tall.  Part of the reason I started blogging this entrepreneurial journey is that somewhere out there, maybe, just maybe, there’s a would-be entrepreneur scanning blogs for bits of advice, a  […]

Tucktails Owner

This Little Piggy Went to Market…

Remember that game played on a baby’s toes, This little piggy went to market, this little piggy stayed home…?  A week from today I’ll travel to Atlanta for participation in a trade show – The Atlanta Apparel Market at AmericasMart.  It’s an overwhelming venue with floors and floors of glamorous displays, the latest fashion trends, […]

Rough Life

Rough Life

I never know how to react when people say they hate me.  Actually, people don’t say it; friends do.   You’re so thin – I hate you.  You live at the beach – I hate you.  You’re so tall – I hate you. The thin thing takes a little work and a lot of vegetables, it’s […]

I Let Strange Men Touch My Underwear

I Let Strange Men Touch My Underwear

No, really, I do.  And my husband is on board with it.  Actually, he encourages it .  It was sort of his idea in the first place.  I’m a “hugger” by nature, so it wasn’t too far of a leap for me.  Still, I’m not the touchy-feely type.  Until recently, having men I don’t know […]

I’m A Sucker

I’m A Sucker

I know this.  My family and friends know this.  Need a volunteer for something? There’s my hand in the air. Someone needs the benefit of the doubt? I’ll dish out a heaping serving.  It’s who I am, and I’m fine with it. What makes me nuts is strangers trying to get over on me.  Admittedly, […]

Blogging the Journey

Blogging the Journey

This is long overdue.  I mean, way past the time I should’ve started.  That’s what happens when you take a running leap into the deep end of the entrepreneurial pool  – you’re immediately in over your head.  It feels great, and it’s exciting, but you quickly start thrashing around to keep from drowning.  So in […]