Not Open Yet, And Already Selling!

Business By motherofgrace Updated 8 Apr 2010 , 7:56pm by motherofgrace

motherofgrace Posted 6 Mar 2010 , 4:29pm
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Hi all this is a bit of a brag!

As most of you know, I will be starting my local farmers market soon.

But before I even open, I have people lining up to order stuff!!! I sold over 5 1/2 dozen cake balls to a friend of mine this week, and I have another 2 dozen to make before i leave on my trip, plus a friend of hers also ordered a cookie bouquet!!

I knwo it isnt alot, but I was doubting myself, the before openeing jitters I guess, but this has just made me feel so much better!

Also, I got into another farmers market, so now I will be open 2 days a week!!!!

Sorry for this guys but YAY FOR ME!!!

23 replies
Omicake Posted 6 Mar 2010 , 4:41pm
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I'm so happy for you.Good luck!

Bluehue Posted 6 Mar 2010 , 4:44pm
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*Yay for you* - hell you got that right icon_smile.gifthumbs_up.gifthumbs_up.gif

Great news Sweetheart - so glad to hear everything is ticking along for you - excellant.

It is onwards and upwards for you from now on - thumbs_up.gif

You won't have time for jitters or nerves icon_wink.gif
Be very proud of what you are achieving
Happy to read of your success. icon_smile.gif

Bluehue

motherofgrace Posted 6 Mar 2010 , 5:02pm
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thanks guys!

JulieMN Posted 6 Mar 2010 , 6:11pm
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Best wishes!

robyndmy Posted 6 Mar 2010 , 6:18pm
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That's fantastic!!! Definitely a huge yay!!

I'm in Edmonton, and I'm wondering if you had looked into getting licensed at all? Or is that the reason you're farmer's markets, because you wouldn't have to be licensed? It's killing me that I'd need a whole seperate kitchen to really be able to sell, and I'm curious how you're approaching it?

motherofgrace Posted 6 Mar 2010 , 6:29pm
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right now, i live in an apartment, so we cant afford that, so to start off I am only selling at the farmers markets. Then when we buy a house, and i save up some money I would liek to get a store front, or even just open up in my house.

HTH

robyndmy Posted 6 Mar 2010 , 6:39pm
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Ya we're in an apartment too. Well good luck, I'd love to hear how the farmer's markets go!!

motherofgrace Posted 6 Mar 2010 , 6:40pm
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of course!

-Tubbs Posted 6 Mar 2010 , 8:10pm
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Congrats and good luck!

kiwigal81 Posted 6 Mar 2010 , 8:16pm
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Yeah yay for you!! thumbs_up.gifthumbs_up.gif
Good luck! That's awesome, selling before you openicon_smile.gif

motherofgrace Posted 6 Mar 2010 , 8:46pm
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thats guys!!!

Spuddysmom Posted 6 Mar 2010 , 8:54pm
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"Sorry for this guys but YAY FOR ME!!!"

? Sorry? For what? It is great to hear good news. There is an old Asian proverb: "joy shared is doubled, grief halved". Thanks for allowing us to sharing your excitement! Best wishes!!

JGMB Posted 6 Mar 2010 , 9:10pm
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I'm sooooooooo excited for you!!!! thumbs_up.gif

(I know how you feel -- our church has no money, so I was going to sell Valentine cookies in the parlor to contribute to the budget. People started calling the office a week prior asking if they could buy them early, because they were going to be out of town. I was elated!!)

motherofgrace Posted 6 Mar 2010 , 9:50pm
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thank you!!!!!!!

I feel really good about it!

Cakebelle Posted 7 Mar 2010 , 7:00pm
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Congrtulations and good luck! thumbs_up.gif

motherofgrace Posted 7 Mar 2010 , 7:04pm
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thank you!

dalis4joe Posted 8 Mar 2010 , 5:19pm
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GREAT WORK! Good Luck! rub up on me... I need it lol

motherofgrace Posted 8 Mar 2010 , 5:29pm
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lol thanks. *stands really close to dalis4joe*

anotherslice Posted 8 Mar 2010 , 5:30pm
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That's wonderful! Congratulations!

rosiecast Posted 8 Mar 2010 , 6:57pm
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yay!! congrats!!!

motherofgrace Posted 8 Mar 2010 , 7:24pm
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thanks you guys~~

shalini1 Posted 8 Apr 2010 , 7:53pm
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do you bake out of your home? I also live in an apartment but had to rent a commercial kitchen to get farmer's market approval.

motherofgrace Posted 8 Apr 2010 , 7:56pm
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yes i do, and here (just outside edmonton) I didnt need to get a commercial kitchen for the farmers market

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