Tagged: holiday

Wrapping it up

How do you wrap? Are you a themed wrapper? Do you just use what’s on hand? Wrap with a roll until it’s over and then move on to the next? I pretty much stick...

Thanksgiving for makers

Thanksgiving is a tricky holiday when you both manufacture and sell your products retail via online or shows for your business. If you do shows, it’s the middle of show season and often a time when...

Easter 3Musketeers Marshmallows

Deep thoughts on seasonal candy

If you are a candy lover, you already know how exciting seasonal candy can be. Every holiday brings with it both the well loved standards and new exciting things to try. It’s pretty amazing, and kind of helpful...

The 5 of the 6 calendars around my desk necessary for managing Manic Trout

Happy New Calendar Day!!

I despise New Years Day. There I said it. The whole, “now is your chance to finally be a great person” aspect of the new year is beyond annoying. As are the goals made...

La Canzone Del Mare: Nadja Bender, Dalianah Akerion And Kinga Rajzak By Boo George For Vogue Japan October 2014

Laboring on labor day

I’m spending most of the day in the studio today…what? Did you really think I would have it any other way? I’m actually really enjoying the quiet that comes from a holiday on a...

candy hearts

Deep Thoughts on Valentine’s Day

A few weeks ago I was all, “Yay, I love Valentine’s Day, woo hoo!!”. Now, on the actual day, after I have seen nothing except for hearts and handmade cards in my pinterest feed...

Happy New Year!

Farewell 2013 and Helllloooooo 2014

I’m not that much of a big celebrator of New Years Eve, but I love the ringing in of a new year…blame it on my love for Mondays, but I see it as a...

The to do list on Thursday...and my amazing timer that I'm in love with

How Thanksgiving kicked my butt

Two weeks ago, Adam and I decided that as my crazy season kicks off the day after Thanksgiving that we would just go with flow that all the plans we had half made for...

Happy July 4th!!

Celebrate American Made all weekend at Manic Trout and save 20% off your order with americanmade at checkout! Have a safe and happy 4th and enjoy the fireworks!!

Sum it up

Its been a looong week…one where I wish each day was filled with moments like the one above instead of working like a mad woman in the studio for the last push of the...