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Dec 29, 2022

Can you believe that the holidays are behind us? It's too bad because having something to look forward to like Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, etc. Having those things to look forward to makes the cold weather a little more bearable. Now the cold, snow, coats and scarves they just feel like it's going to trudge along for so long.


The week between Christmas and New Year for me is a very special week because it's a time when I can spend time planning and visioning. Not only do I take stock of everything that happened before but I also plan for the year ahead. 


This time last year I had no idea where we were moving and was moving out of my storefront, and was just in a bad place overall. While we are finally starting to get settled here in Connecticut, it hasn’t been without its challenges. 


I hope you are finding a way to reflect and look forward. I hope that you're excited for the year to come and curious about what happened in the year behind us. 


Without further ado, let me get to the questions that are in my mailbag. 


This episode, we discuss…

[1:55] 2022 in review

[6:22] My newfound obsession with online auctions 

[13:08] Where is the best place to find nice pillow inserts? (Heidi) 








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