tooling around: hit the nail on the head

Shelly Miller Leer had her own upholstery studio for close to 20 years. Three years ago she started teaching other people this special refurbishing art. Even more recently, a friend of mine helped Shelly publish her first e-book, “Mod Home Ec Digital Apprentice: Intro to Sewing & Upholstery.” When I[Read more]

tooling around: records of a scentual mixtress

I love visiting the DSO Soapery and Such booth at my local Saturday Farmer’s Market. It smells so good and Donna, the owner/mixtress is always happy to share a bit of lotion or sugar scrub. To speak with Donna you’d think her business came about as organically as her handmade[Read more]

tooling around: taking your tools to go

Last week I went on my first official business trip. Actually, it was a week of firsts: first trip to Philly, first time meeting several of my indiepreneur idols, first time traveling with a laptop… Wait. What? It is true. Last year my husband bought us a shiny, new replacement[Read more]