Wednesday, November 19, 2008

More Popcorn

We've had such good comments about our Kettle Corn that I have gone ahead and ordered 70lbs. of Orville Redenbachers popcorn. That should last us awhile! :) Everyone that has been buying the popcorn has really liked it, so that is good. I guess the popcorn is taking off here bigger than we ever thought. Now if I could just get Glen to stop complaining about how hard it is on his back to stand at the stove and pop.

Sunday, November 16, 2008

Order for Lynette

I'm working on an order from my sister (thanks Lynette). She wants alot of gift bags put together. We're going to put some kettle corn, peppermint candy, and snowman soup in the bags.

Here are SOME of the tags I'm working on. I've added 3 little gemstones on the tag. I think it really dresses it up. I will most likely be adding ribbon to the tags. I'm just waiting till I decide which bags I will be getting till I know what will look the best.

And the peppermint candy packages...

And is NOT my thing. I need Amy!

First Party up for Sale!

I FINALLY have the first party package ready to go. It takes along time to get everything together. I am so bad at taking pictures that I do hope it shows the package to be as nice as it looks here at home. Now I just have to do some personalization to it when the party gets sold!! :)

Saturday, November 15, 2008

Popcorn anyone??

We have 20 more bags popped and ready to sell. Glen tired out at the end so I did some popping. I can't do it! It just wasn't quite the same. Gonna have to get him a large popper.

Still don't have my first party for sale on Etsy. I am hoping that tomorrow I will get the pictures of it done and then I can post it. Have to start working on the next party too.

I have figured out the coolest thing!!! I don't especially enjoy stamping. I think it's because it seem so limiting to me. It's one size and it says what it says. Well, I stamped on a piece of paper and then thought, hmmm, how could I get this on my computer so I can change it up a bit. Scan it, Lisa, scan it! It worked and it's really cool. I like it. :) Lots of experimenting to do now.

Thursday, November 13, 2008

I'm on Etsy!

Ok, I'm just on there, nothing to sell yet. It's taking me forever to get all my info on my store site. Here's the address.
I am hoping to get my first party package up there by tonight. I'll post it on here too just because.

Monday, November 10, 2008

First Advertising

I'I went to my first "vendor fair" yesterday. It was a good experience. I tend to want to be more behind the scenes so this forced me to get out there. The popcorn went well. Having samples helped the sales.

This is my table setup:
A sample placesetting:

The popcorn:

And Jackie's table that I helped her get set up. She sells MaryKay.

Saturday, November 8, 2008

We have Popcorn!!

We got 21 bags (14") popped and bagged. I am not crazy about the label but for now it will do. I am planning on selling them for $3. each. It took us about 1 hour to do this many. Glen would LOVE to get a large popper. Maybe someday.

And yes...the pictures are not very good.

Thursday, November 6, 2008


Ok so I got a phone call last night from a gal that wanted to know if I would come to her Auxiliary meeting and give a presentation on Holiday Decorating. I immediately said "NO". I am a Party Planner, not a Speaker!!! Freaked me out! She said it would just be anywhere from 12 - 30 ladies and they are older so it wouldn't really be that bad. Huh? I don't know, I had a really hard time getting it off my mind last night. Part of me wants to do it. I've thought of many things that I could share. But what if I mess up terribly and cannot even speak for goodness sake! Well, I guess I said no, so maybe no is no. Hmmm......