5 Must Stop Shops in the French Quarter

Mr. R and I fell in love while sipping granitas and dusting our noses with sugar at the Cafe Beignet in the Musical Legends parks off of Bourbon St.  That was six years ago, and we have made a point to return at least once a year since then (sometimes more).  I haven’t been able… Read More

10 Must Stop Funky Fun Shops in Houston’s Rice Village

Houston is rated by CNBC to be the number six best place in the entire United States to start a business.   That being said, it is undoubted there are so many unique and trendy one-of-a-kind experiences scattered across the entire city.  Even the local shops provide their own unique experiences, and the best spot… Read More

Exposed: 3 Reasons Direct Sales is not Small Business

As a Shop Girl I completely support anyone willing to dive into direct sales.  After all, it is the gateway drug into strategic sales and job opportunities where charisma is key.   It forces the consultant to step out of their comfort zone and stand for something without having to put their family’s livelihoods on the line.  Reps are granted the flexibility… Read More

How to Indulge, Inspire, and Reform your Community

Just in case you didn’t know, just in case you’ve ostracized yourself and haven’t noticed sleigh bell’s ringing, or ornate Christmas decor along the streets, then let me remind you, it’s the Holiday Season!  This means a height in shopping, and as every year goes, a real spike for Amazon. But why not get out… Read More