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Impressive farmers

Posted by Robin Abel on

Isn't it great when you're surprised by people?  One of the issues with small business is that we don't know everything and you'll see us fall flat sometimes (and we have to be okay with that).  We're not as polished as big business and sometimes people expect us to be.  But small business is great because you get personal interaction.  It's one of my favorite parts of working with the variety of businesses we connect with.  Knowing that we can't all be great at things, I really get excited when a small business seems to be knocking it out of...

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BABY GOATS!!!!

Posted by Robin Abel on

Say that in your best teenage girl voice. BABY GOATS!!!!  We're in a phase that we love baby goats, and perhaps other baby animals, but can't convince anyone (notably my husband) that we should get one.  My girls think they are super cute and we need one. My son just loves animals and would have 1 of everything. I love that they eat anything and when you live on 4 acres, eating poison ivy and overgrown brush sounds like a good idea.  Did you know you can rent goats too?  See, we've really thought about it.   This Monday, I...

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Loosing sleep over what you can't control

Posted by Robin Abel on

I'm sure everyone has times when they loose sleep over important things.  Sometimes I haven't slept because I'm trying to figure out something and the possibilities just keep rolling in my head.  Sometimes it's because there is a houseful of kids and I'm listening for little feet or screaming.  Whatever the reason, it's always great when that issues goes away and you can sleep again.   Over the past few months, the store has made me loose lots of sleep.  Since relocating in February, it's been a wait and see game to see if this was the right choice.  Would...

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I love it when a plan comes together

Posted by Robin Abel on

The A-Team.  One of the best shows ever!  Lots of explosions, you knew who the good guys and bad guys were, and everything tied up neatly at the end.  Real life isn't quite the same but there are plenty of explosions and sometimes the plan does come together.   Mondays are often a busy day during produce season.  We are fortunate to have lots of farms in our area growing great tasting food but someone has to pick it up.  That would be me.  On Mondays usually.  This Monday I left for New Wilmington to pick up the strawberries that...

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Am I really that brilliant?

Posted by Robin Abel on

Sometimes you discover things that change your world.  Sometimes you can't believe how brilliant you are and that you need to share this with everyone!  Then you wait 5 minutes and think "what an idiot am I!"  I'm not really that smart, this discovery doesn't change the world... but I'm still pretty excited about it.   Blue Goose Naturals is one of the first suppliers we found for Penn Pantry.  We were at our first craft fair trying to find local people and there was Amanda with her amazing products.  I'm not one of those people in love with lotions or candles or bath...

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