Rise and shine! At least try to. I’m up rather early this morning because I had a Skype interview for a job down in Charleston! I had to get up a bit earlier than usual to do my hair, fix my make up, and dress business casual. Oh, and sound coherent. No big deal.
In more exciting news, I met someone on Instagram (he also has a blog, check it out!) and he was telling me about a project he’s been working on. Basically, he emails companies for free samples of their products. I’ve read about people doing it before but I’ve never seen anyone who’s really been successful with it. He’s gotten everything from autographs to t-shirts! He sent me a few bumper stickers from his latest conquest. They just so happened to be from a few favorite stores of mine! Vineyard Vines, Southern Proper, Anchors, and several others! These are going straight onto my car.
If someone can figure out a way to get free Kate Spade and Lauduree macarons, then I’d be sending out emails all day everyday! I will however, send a few emails to other stores like Starbucks, Chipotle, Chick-fil-a, and maybe Target. I’ll let you know if they end up sending me anything!
Happy Thursday everyone! Today I’m using my time to be productive! Or just trip over things and say “um” a lot. Maybe a little both actually. Anyway, this week has flown by yet again and frankly I don’t know where my autumn is going but it’s going too fast! Stores are putting up Christmas decorations and bringing out wrapping paper. I’m not ready for this.
But I am ready to share an exciting bit of news with you! This past Sunday evening my very talented dad launched his online Etsy store Diamondback Military Graphics! My dad loves military art and he enjoys target shooting so he found a way to make money doing what he loves. He learned how to use a graphic design program to draw images of military rifles and then turn them into bumper stickers. He has several designs available from the latest military issued guns to models that are no longer used but are considered “classic.”
To commemorate this special day, my mom and I got him a Baskin Robbins ice cream cake! Every milestone is important and this is a big one for my dad. Eventually, he would like to take these designs and put them on t shirts, hoodies, and coffee mugs. I’m trying to convince him that something done in pink would be great for ladies so here’s hoping he will get around to it.
Check out his Etsy shop and share with friends who might be interested!