Don’t Fall Off!

This is exactly how I feel right now. I am trying to hold on…grasping to stay on this ride… “steady.. steady, you can do this!”   Although, I think this cowboy just one upped me on this one. He is so darn graceful! (We took this shot in Montana at a July 4th Rodeo. Such good times!)

 

Today got a little complicated, but in a very, very good way. I am trying to schedule demos at 2 Whole Foods this coming weekend. Trying to make sure we have packaged enough boxes to bring to our demos just in case we run out.  I am also trying to figure out the drop dead date our suppliers need to have our tweaks to the bag, pouches, and boxes. Since I am pretty much useless when it comes to this, Coulter is taking the reins on this one.  Once we figure that out, we order ingredients, ship them to our co-packers, and get the show on the road. Sounds easy… and it could be worse, but there are other parts to this equation.

 

We need to find a larger space to work out of, this means I have about 30 days to find it, 15 days to move in and get certified, and another 5 days to get our boxes packaged.  If you know of space in the Boston area, between 500sq feet -1000sq feet, please let me know! Looking for this space is not easy. We will need a 3 basin sink, a hand washing station, and it needs to be inspector friendly.  We would 100% be willing to share a space with someone else, but that’s tricky to find as well.

 

On top of QP, there are other schedules I need to figure out. Babysitting schedules!  I thankfully just found a weekend babysitter for Quinn. As much as I HATE to miss these days with him, it’s a price that we knew we were going to pay if we got this off the ground. It’s bitter sweet.  Luckily, our babysitter happens to be a fantastic new friend who needs to pick up extra hours.  So, I can’t complain because when I am demoing all weekend, I know he will be taken care of.

 

So all in all I am holding on as best as I can, trying to maintain composure like the cowboy in the photo above. I definitley have my frazzled days, but thankfully, this week has been pretty good.

 

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  1. Scarlett wrote:

    Hi Coult and Kristy!!! Don’t forget about your free babysitters in Connecticut waiting to be summoned up to help! Scarlett, JT and Jesse at your service, just let us know when you need us! We are so proud you! You go guys! xo

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