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Me Made May Update and What’s Next For the Snugbug Blog…

This month has turned out to be just a wee bit more crazy than I had originally planned... how 'bout your month? Today I've got a recap of current projects and a rather lengthy overview of how I'm switching things up in June to better focus on my goals. Me Made...
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2016 Revenue in Review + 2017 Goals

New Year’s Eve is just around the corner and Jeff and I have been talking a lot about business goals for the next few years. I love this time of year and the chance to stop and take stock of where I’ve been and plan out what’s next.  I’m not always so great at...
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A New Adventure in Hospitality and Homesteading

Summer's here (or almost here in some places) and Jeff and I are getting ready to start the next grand adventure! At the end of June, we'll be heading north. Way, way north. In fact, we're heading all the way to the coldest place in the country. And I mean that in all...
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about patty

Patty Brower

Patty Brower

Owner

  Hi there! I'm Patty. I'm a writer, innkeeper and maker. Read the blog for tutorials, tricks and inspiration. Visit the online shop and check out our handcrafted soaps, candles, cool finds and more. Or plan a visit to Northern Comfort, the bed and breakfast and antique shop in northern Minnesota that I run with my husband, Jeff, and our basset hound, Peppermint. Are you a business owner? I also work with indie retail and creative business owners to build beautiful social media platforms, websites and email marketing programs.

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See what I'm up to this May -- just click to see Me Made May or Curvy Sewing Collective Capsule posts!

 

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How important is the ladder, anyway?

Hey snugbugs! Today I'm talking about my poor joke telling abilities and lack of basic faith. Sounds super fun, right? Lately, I've found myself telling the same joke over and over. Sometimes in my head to myself. It's the one where the man falls in a hole and it...

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{finally} showing up

Greetings friends! OK. Full disclosure. I've spent 9.3 of the last 48 hours fine tuning this website. To make it perfect. To be sure,  9.3 hours isn't all that much. I mean, it's barely over a 'regular' workday for folks with jobs. Well, non-workaholic folks with jobs...

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Meet the Team ~Malorie~

We've been SUPER fortunate to have help at the shop with our weekends away recently! Some of you may have already met Malorie and if you haven't, she'll be back in the shop this Sunday. Here's a little 'bit about her.... Malorie is a busy lady! In addition to working...

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