Last year when I wrote my resolutions and personal goals for 2019, life was a lot different. On the same front, our business was in a very different place. Today’s blog, even though a few days late into the year 2020 already, I will be mapping out my personal goals for 2020. My theme for…

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We are ready to get real about opening our shop. In order to do that, we need to be realistic about the scope of a shop we can afford, and that includes the interior as well as the shop itself. As Mom wrote about in her blog, Future Coffee Shop- It’s about time! Over the…

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logo for U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Recently we have let our membership in our local chamber of commerce lapse. It was completely by accident. We got busy trying to get our business off the ground and spent most of our money, energy and time on our own business. However, over the past couple of weeks, the Director of Business Development for…

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I love coffee.  I remember the very day that I fell in love with coffee. It was like a scene out of a fairytale. I was in high school on a backpacking trip with my brother in Nicaragua. We were sitting in a small cafe in Esteli. I remember looking around at the brightly colored…

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Set goals that make you jump out of bed in the morning!

Over the past few years, I’ve been working on balancing work, life, and side-hustles. I’ve tried different strategies on keeping up my motivation throughout the week to be productive. Before I only had to juggle school and work, which wasn’t as difficult since I was single and cat-less. But now that I am married with…

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There is one thing about our business that we stick to, regardless of the circumstances, which is our authenticity.  We want everything from the taste of our cookies to the photos on our social media accounts to be true to what we really are.  The longer we are in this business, the more I find…

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I’ve been listening to a new podcast, Borrowed Future. It’s a podcast by the Dave Ramsey network and it’s about the U.S. student loan debt crisis, and whether or not college is even worth it. Having attended a four-year undergraduate university, and completing my masters all with student loans, this podcast has brought up a…

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Last week, I wrote a post all about content. I gave a definition of content and went over examples of both good and bad. This week, I thought it would be good to continue this conversation, and talk about content marketing. Now that we know what content is, what is content marketing? Is it anything…

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Nowadays, everyone has a website, Twitter handle, blog, or an Instagram page. If it’s not a personal account, then it’s an entrepreneur’s account working to grow their brand, gain more followers, and “make it” as an online content creator and/or marketer. These two terms have become buzzwords on the internet. They get thrown around so…

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