Tagged: plans

When I grow up

We all had fantasies about what we wanted to be when we grew up and most of us entertained ourselves for hours on end pretending those fantasies were true.  I alternated between being a...

Sum it up…starting the year off with a bang!

  WORKING ON:  The Spring/Summer 2013 Line was finished and photographed this week! Focusing on getting it ready to release and prepare for the pooltradeshow. THINKING ABOUT: What trade show to apply for next…any...

What’s your support system?

I have at different times in the life of Manic Trout, hired all sorts of people to help grow the business grow.  From holiday help to assistants to interns to publicists, I have delegated...

Sum it up

WORKING ON: Inventory for my holiday sale on sneakpeeq which starts tomorrow and lasts one week. (and yes purchases will arrive in time for Christmas), the plethora of shows this week and getting orders...

House progress…

I’ve been running a mad dash for the past week trying to get the house pulled together before the chaos of the holidays, and I think it’s going pretty well so far.  As there...

Sum it up

WORKING ON:  Not enough of anything.  Trying to get it all done. Failing.  Yesterday managed to buy a new bed frame, mattress, kitchen table, couch pillows and the awesome guy above.  It felt amazing...

A whirl wind week

Just to catch you up…Adam and I eloped last Thursday! There are photo’s coming, so I’ll save the story until then, but it’s official, we’re hitched!  We woke up Friday morning and after sending...

'Selective Amnesia' by Ana Correal

A place to call home

I think we found a house to rent.  Pretty excited about it, and crossing my fingers that we get it!  It’s not perfect, but its only a rental and if we were looking to...

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Collecting collections

Amazing how few of the hours of your day are spent designing when you’re a designer.  There are many hours logged online…too many I’m sure that are unnecessary as I get caught up in...

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The beauty is in the process

I’ve brought it up before, most likely soon after it happened with the last collection, but every time I have finished the “launch” of something, I am ready for the next thing. I’m sure...