MaryJanesFarm Farmgirl Connection
Join in ... sign up
 
Home | Profile | Register | Active Topics | Members | Search | FAQ
Username:
Password:
Save Password        REGISTER
Forgot your Password?

 All Forums
 General Chat Forum
 Entrepreneurship
 What is everyone's business?
 New Topic  Reply to Topic
 Printer Friendly
Previous Page | Next Page
Author Entrepreneurship: Previous Topic What is everyone's business? Next Topic
Page: of 10

ceejay48
Farmgirl Legend/Schoolmarm/Sharpshooter

13365 Posts

CeeJay (CJ)
Dolores Colorado
USA
13365 Posts

Posted - Nov 13 2011 :  6:20:17 PM  Show Profile  Send ceejay48 a Yahoo! Message  Reply with Quote
I am a part-time caregiver for my sister who has a severe traumatic brain injury.
I also teach piano and voice from my home.
I have "Farm Fresh Aprons" as on my blogspot:

www.cjscreations-ceejay.blogspot.com

I have papercrafted items and some of my hubby's woodturned bottle stoppers in "The PURPLE THISTLE"

http://www.ceejay48.etsy.com

You can also find the link to my hubby's crafts at the bottom of this post.
Thanks for letting me share!!
CJ

..from the barefoot farmgirl in SW Colorado...sister chick #665.
Mother Hen: FARMGIRLS SOUTHWEST HENHOUSE

From my Heart - www.fromacelticheart.blogspot.com

From my Hands - www.cjscreations-ceejay.blogspot.com

through my lens - http://ceejayscamera.shutterfly.com/

from my Hubby - www.aspenforge.blogspot.com
Go to Top of Page

GirlwithHook
True Blue Farmgirl

922 Posts

Alyce
Madison WI
USA
922 Posts

Posted - Jan 14 2012 :  09:15:41 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Let's see, I manage a gym and the associated activewear store, but in my "downtime" (ha!) I sell organic vitamins and cleaners. I also do web design/graphic design/writing/photography...I do some typing and data entry. I crochet (hope to have some designs published in major magazines someday). Also, the Mister and I are starting a fashion design business.

It's a good thing I'm an insomniac!


A hook, a book, and a good cup of coffee....
Go to Top of Page

countrynmore
True Blue Farmgirl

1973 Posts

Sharon
CA
USA
1973 Posts

Posted - Jan 14 2012 :  10:01:18 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Wow Alyce, when do you find time to sleep? My business keeps me pretty much busy, besides selling on Etsy, Amazon, and eBay.

blog: www.mycountryapron.com

www.countrynmore.com


http://www.etsy.com/shop/countrynmore2

http://www.etsy.com/shop/familycollectibles4U



Edited by - countrynmore on Jan 14 2012 10:03:21 AM
Go to Top of Page

GirlwithHook
True Blue Farmgirl

922 Posts

Alyce
Madison WI
USA
922 Posts

Posted - Jan 14 2012 :  12:05:37 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
*shrug* I've suffered from chronic insomnia since I was seven. I have to do *something* to pass the time. :)



A hook, a book, and a good cup of coffee....
Go to Top of Page

countrynmore
True Blue Farmgirl

1973 Posts

Sharon
CA
USA
1973 Posts

Posted - Jan 14 2012 :  12:14:41 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
That is horrible that you suffer from chronic insomnia. I take Melatonin when I can't sleep. It puts me out.

blog: www.mycountryapron.com
http://www.etsy.com/shop/countrynmore2

www.countrynmore.com

http://www.etsy.com
/shop/familycollectibles4U



Go to Top of Page

GirlwithHook
True Blue Farmgirl

922 Posts

Alyce
Madison WI
USA
922 Posts

Posted - Jan 15 2012 :  09:27:32 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Heh, I've tried enough things to know that all of them work some of the time (for me at least). It took almost thirty years to figure out that the insomnia is a side effect of something else. Oh well, more hours in the day, right?



A hook, a book, and a good cup of coffee....
Go to Top of Page

countrynmore
True Blue Farmgirl

1973 Posts

Sharon
CA
USA
1973 Posts

Posted - Jan 15 2012 :  10:06:21 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
So true.

blog: www.mycountryapron.com
http://www.etsy.com/shop/countrynmore2

www.countrynmore.com

http://www.etsy.com
/shop/familycollectibles4U



Go to Top of Page

GirlwithHook
True Blue Farmgirl

922 Posts

Alyce
Madison WI
USA
922 Posts

Posted - Jan 15 2012 :  11:10:35 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I love your site btw! Now I know where to send Mister to shop for presents (a farmgirl can never have too many aprons, right?).



A hook, a book, and a good cup of coffee....
Go to Top of Page

countrynmore
True Blue Farmgirl

1973 Posts

Sharon
CA
USA
1973 Posts

Posted - Jan 15 2012 :  1:55:47 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks Alyce. You are right. My neighbor has a few that I made for her, and she has them handy when her sisters come over to cook.

blog: www.mycountryapron.com
http://www.etsy.com/shop/countrynmore2

www.countrynmore.com

http://www.etsy.com
/shop/familycollectibles4U



Go to Top of Page

houligan19
Farmgirl in Training

39 Posts

sarah
groton CT
39 Posts

Posted - Apr 29 2012 :  6:47:42 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I am thinking about raising alpaca once we get our farm. I would love to be able to sell the wool and start making different things with the wool to also sell. Anyone have any experience with this sort of venture??

http://earthhomevt.blogspot.com/
Go to Top of Page

SpyChicken
True Blue Farmgirl

436 Posts

Christine
Fond du Lac WI
USA
436 Posts

Posted - Apr 29 2012 :  7:31:25 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I run my little shop "anna's trunk" on etsy-I specialize in creating little sachets and miniature pillows featuring quotations from classic literature (and more!)...I'm branching out now into making larger sized pillows.

You can find me at: www.annastrunk.etsy.com
Go to Top of Page

jollyquilter
True Blue Farmgirl

251 Posts


WV
USA
251 Posts

Posted - May 01 2012 :  06:30:36 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I have my etsy shop where I do "seedballs" and they sell well for me and I also do shows and festivals through out the spring/summer/fall. I sell different items for shows than what I have on my site. Lots of recycled/upcycled items.

www.StuffByKim.etsy.com
http://fiberandflea.blogspot.com
Go to Top of Page

Pasthyme
True Blue Farmgirl

99 Posts

Gail
Mountain View AR
99 Posts

Posted - May 11 2012 :  04:52:08 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I'm the seamstress/clothier at the Ozark Folk Center. I make old time clothing, hats, bonnets, aprons, and crafts. I teach people to make crochet rag rugs. I also teach coiled fabric basket making.

www.pasthymesfashions.webs.com
www.ozarkfolkcenter.com
Go to Top of Page

Studiomoonny
Farmgirl at Heart

9 Posts

Merry
Canandaigua New York
USA
9 Posts

Posted - May 16 2012 :  4:10:32 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
My husband is a professional astrologer with international clientele and I am an artist.

Black sheep (baaaaaaaaa, lol!

We are renovating a 170 year old farmhouse in Western NY and have been for the last 5 years! I am gearing up to paint the outside of it this summer. That should be interesting..........

I also garden and can to help contribute financially to the home in addition to selling my artwork at shows, festivals and online.

Moon
www.studiomoonny.etsy.com



"It is only with the heart that one can see rightly. What is essential is invisible to the eye" Exupery
Go to Top of Page

delicia
True Blue Farmgirl

917 Posts

delicia
cincinnati ohio
USA
917 Posts

Posted - May 17 2012 :  08:09:40 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hi I am craving to know how to make the rag rugs. Pasthyme do you have any directions that you could send to me? I have been wanting to learn.
Go to Top of Page

karla
True Blue Farmgirl

1308 Posts

karla
Pella Iowa
USA
1308 Posts

Posted - May 18 2012 :  06:55:35 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I love the idea of the old time clothing, hats, aprons & rag rugs idea! Wow you ladies are quite creative!!!!

Philippians 4:13 I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.

http://www.etsy.com/shop/VINTAGEKARLACREATES?ref=pr_shop_more

http://rua2j-grammysheirlooms.blogspot.com/
Go to Top of Page

crittergranny
True Blue Farmgirl

1096 Posts

Laura
Lindrith NM
USA
1096 Posts

Posted - May 19 2012 :  7:19:56 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Horses we (Hubby Me and our 3 grown daughters) do it all. Colt starting, trail rides, barrel racing and raise barrel horses, riding lessons, etc....Horse art and other art too when we have time. We sleep well when we aren't in too much pain...Lol. We also have a water well service and we fix water wells.
Laura

Horse poor in the boonies.

www.nmbarrelhorses.com
Go to Top of Page

MissLiss
Farmgirl Legend Schoolmarm

322 Posts

Melissa
Corona CA
USA
322 Posts

Posted - Jun 01 2012 :  2:02:24 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
What a great thread! I now have so many stores to check out! My husband works full time and we live in town so we don't have a lot of space to start my farm dreams...but I recently purchased a breeding pair of French Angoras and will be using them for wool to sell and baby bunnies to sell to fanciers and the local 4-H kids. www.coldhandsfarm.blogspot.com is where I'll be posting rabbit information for those interested in purchasing rabbits and I will be starting an Etsy shop under the farm name -Cold Hands Farm- to sell the raw wool. My rabbits won't be old enough to come home with me until July, so right now I'm getting everything ready for the start of my first business!

Melissa ~ Farmgirl #724
Mother Hen to The Knitty Gritty Farmgirls of the Inland Empire
http://fabulousfarmgirl.blogspot.com/
Go to Top of Page

MumtopianAlly
Farmgirl in Training

21 Posts

Alison
Harrogate North Yorkshire.
United Kingdom
21 Posts

Posted - Feb 12 2013 :  1:12:51 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I'm the editor of a blog for mums called Mumtopia: http://mumtopia.blogspot.co.uk/

The job of being a parent can be the biggest challenge we face. A job with no training manual, induction or sabbatical. A job for life.

Mumtopia is a down-to-earth blog to help my fellow mums. Instead of being full of my daily gripes and moans, Mumtopia is full of things that are positive, things that work, things that'll make life better. A tall order.

But if you need uplifting, you are not alone. Mumtopia is for you.

I'm always on the look out for things that make life easier, better, or cheaper for mums, so if you have a product or service that my readership needs to know about please do contact me about being featured/ reviewed.

All the best to everyone with their enterprises!


There are many paths.
This is the Mumtopian one: http://mumtopia.blogspot.co.uk/
Go to Top of Page

Littleredd
True Blue Farmgirl

174 Posts

Patty
Norwich NY
USA
174 Posts

Posted - Mar 02 2013 :  4:09:32 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I created Fearless Farmgirl Products(c) and right now my main item are my homemade dog treats. I wanted to bake but not gain weight so I started baking for my dog and eventually turned it in to a business.

Eventually I want to sell so much more! Yarn dyed with flowers, hand knit items, etc. I have an Etsy shop and a business set up on my blog. My husband is a woodworker and he sells gorgeous stuff too, most of which the trees he felled himself and had milled.

Love having a creative outlet and if I can make ends meet with it all the better!!
Thanks everyone else for sharing, I love giving my business to fellow farmgirls!!

If your dream doesn't scare you to death......it's not big enough.

The Fearless Farmgirl
www.fearlessfarmgirl.blogspot.com
https://twitter.com/#!/Fearlessfarmgrl
Farmgirl Sister #2106
Go to Top of Page

Madison girl
Farmgirl at Heart

4 Posts

heidi
madison nh
USA
4 Posts

Posted - Jun 26 2013 :  4:46:30 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hey girls. I love to craft and my daughter and I have begun making body scrubs. We call ourselves Country Girls Cupboard and hope to sell them at roadside stand.
We also make cards for all occasions
Go to Top of Page

nndairy
True Blue Farmgirl

1526 Posts

Heather
Wapakoneta Ohio
USA
1526 Posts

Posted - Jul 01 2013 :  1:03:56 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Wow! What a talented bunch of farmgirls! I (along with my husband) milk about 30 cows and raise an additional 50 head of young stock. That is our "business" but in all my free time I do all kinds of crafts, but they're for gifts rather than selling. I don't have time to make it a business :)

Farmgirl Sister #4701
Go to Top of Page

sandylee
True Blue Farmgirl

127 Posts

sandy
sunset south carolina
USA
127 Posts

Posted - Jul 03 2013 :  9:19:47 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hey Farmgirl friends, It has really been encouraging to read all your threads. I have wanted to sell my arts and crafts for a long time. Well I have sold some things here and there to friends, etc. But I want to do it as a business from home. My DH is sweet but he has never encouraged me to do so. I know I can do it and I am starting to realize that I cannot count on him for support. And I am going to just have go for it. Also my Daughter wants us to start a cake , candy business. Can anyone tell me if they bake and sell and how they got started? I would appreciate any info. thanks!!!!

Sandy

"You don't need alot of money to lead a rich life. Good friends and a loving family are worth their weight in gold."

For the Lord is good; his mercy is everlasting; and his truth endureth to all generations. Psalms 100:5
Go to Top of Page

blackfell_farmgirl
True Blue Farmgirl

96 Posts

Casey
Chandler AZ
USA
96 Posts

Posted - Aug 05 2013 :  11:19:47 AM  Show Profile  Click to see blackfell_farmgirl's MSN Messenger address  Send blackfell_farmgirl a Yahoo! Message  Reply with Quote
This is a long running thread! :) I haven't read thru the whole thing yet, but it is inspiring so far. I don't have a farm based business, but I do work from home with great company and I am hoping (after I can make some $$ and pay some stuff off) that it really helps to facilitate me living more of a farmgirl lifestyle. I live in a little shoebox, complete with brick fence, but am so inspired by all of you and hearing how even the smallest space can be made into Farmgirl heaven. Just have to have a little Farmgirl grit and be willing to learn some tricks from others. :)

Thanks for the inspiration!!

blackfell_farmgirl

HorseCrazy!
Go to Top of Page

kymomma4
True Blue Farmgirl

516 Posts

RoDonna
Frankfort Kentucky
USA
516 Posts

Posted - Aug 05 2013 :  11:39:05 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I'm a Mary Kay Senior Consultant. I love my job and all the benefits of it. I also make and sell crafts at local festivals and fairs. I put tables up for both businesses. Mary Kay gives me the opportunity to help other women feel good about themselves and it works to help me teach girls about purity, modesty, and beauty from the inside out. Right now I'm knitting baby hats on a loom for a friend who will donate them to a NICU unit where her son was. With my businesses I make money but I'm also able to give back in return.

Farmgirl #2361
"Blessed is the farmgirl who helps make the world a better and healthy place" ~ Me

"For she is clothed with dignity and strength and without fear of the future"-Proverbs 31:25
Go to Top of Page
Page: of 10 Entrepreneurship: Previous Topic What is everyone's business? Next Topic  
Previous Page | Next Page
 New Topic  Reply to Topic
 Printer Friendly
Jump To:
Snitz Forums 2000 Go To Top Of Page