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Grateful is the word of the day

Posted by Robin Abel on

1 year anniversary.  What a milestone!  When we opened our blue door last year, we had no idea what we were doing.  We had no idea of the struggles and the successes and the problems and excitement this journey would hold.  At the end of this first year, the word that keeps coming into my head is "grateful."  Not success, not life changing, not surprising but grateful. I'm grateful for the opportunity - Not everyone gets to open their own business.  Thankfully, we were in the season of life that when we had this crazy idea, it could be realized. I'm grateful for amazing...

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Almost 1 Year Old!

Posted by Robin Abel on

How can Penn Pantry be reaching the 1 year mark already?!  Facebook is reminding me of announcement posts and showing pictures we took along the way.  This time last year we were full steam ahead, not really having any idea where the track was going. One year in and it’s been an adventure.  What have we learned about small business? 1. It’s on the job learning – No amount of internet searches or library checking gave us all the information we needed to launch this business.  Every business is different, every location has challenges, every customer base is unique.  While...

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