how my business began | part 1

Marian Parsonsmy business story, Running a Business

I’ve shared about my business before and how it all began, but I haven’t shared the entire story. …and it’s time that I do. So, let’s go back to 2008.  I was a youth pastor’s wife/stay-at-home mom of a 2 month old and 17 month old.  The story of my life was diapers and bottles.  And for someone who isn’t … Read More

letter to a new blogger

Marian Parsonsmy business story, Running a Business

As I’ve just passed the five year mark of being a blogger, I’ve been thinking a lot about the early days of my blog.  I laugh at some of the things I did and wince at others.  I pressed the “start a blog” button on blogger with very little clue of what I was getting into.  My friend, and talented … Read More

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Marian ParsonsHoliday, my business story, Running a Business

I’ve been asked on a few occasions to share pictures of the ornaments I painted when I first started my business three years ago. I always felt a little embarrassed to show them, so I haven’t.   They’re not really my style, but I decided to keep the ones I didn’t sell.  I knew they were a part of the history of my … Read More