Welcome to Inside the Little Nest

A blog exclusively for my handmade business-the little nest!

Here you’ll find blog entries about my business (new products, behind the scenes looks) and spotlights to other handmade businesses (specifically those owned by women). Welcome to my little neck of the woods!

But it’s not all about business!

I’ll also share some of my day to day (non)adventures,  lots of dog photos, and  have monthly product giveaways (follow inside the little nest for more details).

I’m really excited and passionate about being a creative business owner and I’m glad to share this journey with you all! To learn more about me and how I became a hand made business owner, check out my intro blog the little nest and me. Let the adventure begin!

Osprey for the Win

I recently bought a small Osprey backpack and this post is about what a great company they are and why I will recommend them to everyone. But first, a little back story as to why I decided to buy one. The Mrs and I decided recently to take up hiking. We...

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Losing My Identity

This post is a follow up to my last one. When I started the little nest I created very strict rules about how I wanted to represent my business. I won't put crude or what I judge as inappropriate content on my products. You won't find any political or spiritual views...

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Burn Out Battles

I know I haven’t blogged in a while. There’s a very good reason: I’m burnt the f*ck out! What do you do when you’re burnt out on your dream job??? I’m going to be very honest and vulnerable in this blog post. And I’m going to probably overshare some too, but the...

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craft pumpkins and the women that love them

As most of you already know, one of the ways I make a living is selling at arts and craft fairs. To those of you that are new to my blog, one of the ways I make a living is selling at arts and craft fairs. There, we’re all on the same page. 🙂 I often make...

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Letters to troops

Support the troops; Thank a soldier! Speaking from experience, it was always exciting to get a letter or package in boot camp. I was very lucky that I had a lot of friends that supported me. So I got mail on a regular basis. Some soldiers weren’t so lucky....

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My favorite time of year

The last three months of the year (or in business terms, 4thquarter) is my favorite time of the year! I only have one complaint about it….the darkness!  I HATE it.  My partner has to listen to me gripe for weeks on end about how dark it is. I’ll be all...

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I’m No Nurse Part 2

This is part two of I’m no nurse.  If you didn’t read yesterday’s post, basically I did not do a good job caring for my little dog Ande when he got hurt and the Mrs called me out for it. Then she made the comment “that’s just how you were raised.” That of...

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I’m no nurse Part 1

I fear this one can get too long, so I’m gonna break it up into two posts. We had an incident with Ande yesterday that resulted in Courtney telling me I suck as a nurse. It will really lengthen this post to go into detail about what happened. He got stung...

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Savannah, Georgia’s Oldest City

Each year my partner, Courtney, has to earn a certain number of continuing education credits to maintain her license for work. In order to do so, she usually attends a conference in Savannah where I tag along. Typically during the day she has her...

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the warehouse sale

The warehouse sale at the beehive is a fabulous event!  It happens twice a year: once in January and once in August. The entire store gets turned upside down and rearranged to make room for all the product that gets sold at the sale. So what is...

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