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How's It Going?

Posted by Robin Abel on

What an incredible journey this has been over the last few months!  If you had told me last year this is what I'd be doing, I would never had believed you.  What started as a late night conversation of "What kind of a business do you think would be great in Harmony?" turned into "Oh my goodness!  We're really going to do this?!"  Thanks so much to everyone!  There has not been a single person who told me (to my face) that we were crazy.  There has been so much excitement with people I know and with perfect strangers that...

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We're Testing Cookies!

Posted by Robin Abel on

I want to make sure everything in Penn Pantry is worth spending money on and that anyone working in the store can give you friendly product tips.  Because of this, my family and friends have taken on the hard task of testing everything!  Every pancake mix (my son could live on waffles), every bag of pretzels, every snack mix, every pasta sauce... everything!  (I take my job very seriously.)  A friend of mine is a baker and I asked if she could create cookie mixes for the store.  So she dropped them off the other day and we talked about...

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The Answer is "Yes"

Posted by Robin Abel on

When people find out you're opening a store, there are lots of questions.  "Are you crazy?"  Yes, perhaps.  "Are you excited?" Yes, some days too much, other days terrified.  "Is it a lot of work?" Yes, but it's been really interesting and fun.  "Is your husband quitting his job too?!" No, we're not on that side of crazy. How we came to this decision is really a wild journey but one that has been in our minds for years.  Carl and I both have walked down the path to buy or start a business before and for some reason the...

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