.Our hours in the store have changed for the fall. Many have asked WHY?! The truth is, we had to do this in order to focus on our online business. You see, being in a small town of less than 600 people, you cannot rely solely on business in the area to be your bread and butter. I would call it the icing on the cake.
We started our business online and it is definitely where the majority of our business comes from and we are so grateful for every one who supports us! We as business owners took a hard look at our numbers and made the business decision to be open on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. It is what is best for our business. Now, please understand, I am not at home sitting and eating bon bons. Nope, in fact, I am working more than I did when we were open 6 days a week.
Our shop where all the projects are built is not in the same building as our retail location. My husband does the building and I am the one who paints and finishes the bases of most of our large farmhouse tables. And it is hard to be in two places at once.
In addition, I don't know if you all know, but I have been a Senior Director with Thirty-One Gifts for 9 years now and have a team of 200 women that I mentor. It has been a challenge doing both businesses since relocating to Fairfax. I needed to be able to set aside a full day to work on my personal and team business. Many may say why not give it up?
Nope, not going to do it. Thirty-One Gifts has changed my life and our life together. We have traveled for free more times than I can count, I have more friends than I ever thought I could have and the Lord has given me more self esteem than I ever thought I would be capable of having. In addition, Thirty-One has been my bread and butter for 7 years. I love my career with this company, my team, and my customers. So being able to pour more into it this fall is exciting!
Want to check out Thirty-One? Here you go: https://www.mythirtyone.com/us/en/DanaT/
So there you have it! A little bit more about me and a little bit more about why we changed our hours.
I am excited about what is to come this fall and winter! I can't believe it is 75 days away from Christmas! The orders are beginning to roll in....so we are preparing for the busiest season yet!
If you have a custom request, I would get the orders in no later than Nov 15th. For large pieces of furniture, I would order no later than Oct. 31st.
Well, I am hopping off! Time for my conference call with my Thirty-One team!