running a business

Becoming Self-Employed… How I Got Here – Part One

Hey Snugbuggles! Since we decided to head out to live in our van last fall, I’ve spent an inordinate amount of time in #vanlife Facebook Groups, Instagram Pages, and YouTube channels. There are a few questions that get asked over… and over… and... read more

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... read more

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... read more

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... read more

Instagram — A Primer

Last week Instagram (IG) made a quiet (ish) announcement that had my Facebook, IG and Twitter feeds hopping mad. Going forward, us loyal users will get the benefit of Instagram’s wisdom and have our feeds manipulated by the company to make sure we don’t miss the ‘good... read more

Ribbon Cutting at Three Snugbugs Studios

This week was an exciting next step for Jeff and I! After months of plotting and planning, and a short few weeks of crazy studio time, we had our ribbon cutting at 3 Snugbugs Studios last Friday. It was a blast! Ribbon cuttings in our town (as, I’m sure most)... read more

about patty

Hi there! I’m Patty. I’m a writer, maker and creative entrepreneur living on the road with my husband and Peppermint the basset hound. Read the blog for tutorials, tricks and inspiration. Visit the online shop to check out our handcrafted soaps, candles, cool finds and more. Curious about our experiment in teeny-living? Then read more about #vanlife! 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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