The Weekend Run Down #2

Hello Happy Readers and a Happy Weekend to You All! This month long “hiatus” of homelessness has proven not 100% conducive to maintaining my blog, but it has allowed me to continue participating more than I expected.   The girls and I have really embraced the time to take in some amazing malls, that I’m excited… Read More

The Weekend Run Down

To all my dear blogging peeps you will hear less from me until March.  I’m not disappearing all together, but as we are in the long process of traveling and moving the time I will have to commit and the access to internet may be spotty.   This lady is going solo with two precious tots.… Read More

Reflections on the Number 200

Two years ago I was sitting with a mom group after a trip to open gym at our local gymnastics spot.  Very new to the group they asked me about myself.  I let them know I was working on writing a book about retail.  They looked at me and smiled, “Oh so you keep a… Read More

A Quick Retail Week in Review

1.  Party City & Etsy not only went public but are showing great earnings just out of the gates! 2.  Wal-Mart made the news several times this week: First by suddenly shutting down 5 different Wal-Marts for “plumbing issues” and laying off 2,200 employees in Texas, California, Florida, and Oklahoma.  The stores have not applied for necessary… Read More