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Old 10-10-2017, 01:48 PM   #1
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Default 8 shows in a row... oh no!

One down, seven to go on 2 months of back to back shows. WHAT was I thinking? I don't even have enough product- my last show is likely to just have sacks of supplies for sale! By the time this is done I'll be ready to hibernate for winter.


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Old 10-10-2017, 01:53 PM   #2
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Yikes, you crazy person! Might be worth filling out your inventory with things that don't need a curing time - like body butters, bath salts, bath bombs, bubble bars, etc?


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You go! I did that once, never again. Way too much work with a full time job and family on top of that. I've dropped to doing 4-5 a year. Started this year and like it.
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We did 4-5 per week, until markets around here started falling apart, and it is hard work. One of the biggest mistakes I have seen over the years is people not having enough stock for a show. I had considered doing a booth at Knott's Berry Farm but decided I just did not want to make up the inventory it would take for a daily booth. . As mentioned above, fill in with m&p, scrubs, lotions etc, because you really do not want to go to a fair with empty tables.
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My booth has body butter, bombs and hand made jewelry- no soap in the booth.


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