New year - new you - new business plan ... well, that's what you were planning before Snow Week hit, right? The crew at LRBN are ringing in a belated back-to-it event on Monday, January 31st at ... wait for it ... Sister Louisa's Church of the Living Room and Ping Pong Emporium on the corner of Edgewood and Boulevard.Thanks to the writings of Hollis Gillespie - and the loyal patrons of the Local - Grant Henry and his artist alter-ego Sister Louisa have been a fixture in the ATL-alt scene for…See More
"Oh I love these posts. I always find them as great inspiration. I just went in nose deep with a start up business and it was a harsh reality of the time and energy you must invest to live out an idea/dream. Christy I appreciate the advice! Thank you!"
Christy Annis owns Peas for Prosperity, a pea-focused gift company.LRBN: We’re in this (metaphorical) elevator together for 30 floors – Hi there, what do you do?CA: I sell peas. That's my standard answer to everyone - it gets quite a shock. Basically I sell peas in fancy, eco-friendly gift bags, and I donate a portion of the proceeds to charity. Through my Peas to Paychecks program, I partner with different organizations around town to put people back…See More
Patti Davis runs an entertaining blog called Anatomy of a Dinner Party. Check it out for some holiday entertaining inspiration!LRBN: We’re in this (metaphorical) elevatortogether for 30 floors – Hi there, what do you do?PD: I write a blog aboutdinner parties and dining out, plus I have just started writing travel articlesand doing PR for the Chastain Park Arts Festival and the Buckhead Spring Arts& Crafts Festival. And I connect people.LRBN:…See More
November 20, 2010 at 11am to November 21, 2010 at 6pm
The Holiday Shopping Spectacular will be the 11th show and will feature 100 of the best indie crafters from the Southeast and beyond! Can't wait!LRBN will be out in force with a fun crafting activity ... so stop by and say hi!VENDORS: http://www.ice-atlanta.com/vendors/Date: November 20+21, 2010Time: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.Admission: $5(children 12 & under FREE)Location: Ambient Plus Studio585 Wells St. SWAtlanta, Georgia 30312…See More
Christy Bardis Petterson (with glasses above), along with Shannon Mulkey (no glasses), founded the Indie Craft Experience. She also has her own line of crafty items, a bardis.LRBN: We’re in this (metaphorical) elevator together for 30 floors – Hi there, what do you do?CBP: I co-produce the Indie Craft Experience with my dear friend Shannon Mulkey. ICE is a craft market with 100+ vendors representing all sorts…See More
Working a day job while pursuing your dream on the side, Accepting freelance projects
Your Products, Services or Dream
Ultimate Success is?
Haha. Um, happy, well enough off to eat out as well as travel whenever and wherever I want, loving my family which will most likely just include my husband and dog, starting to work my way down the list of things I need to do in life
You'd like to gain what from LRBN members?
not sure - been trying to start my own business and keep hitting some snags - maybe looking for some help or vendor contacts
What are your top three most important goals in the next year?
Business Exposure & Publicity, Mentorship, Finding Clients/Distribution Venues
So great to meet you- I am looking forward to serving you an amazing chiropractic experience!! Call me anytime to get on the schedule :)
Also, I am going to start a book club here at the Cafe, so let me know if you or anyone else would be interested to join. First date: Feb 17, 7:30pm