Wednesday, December 10, 2008

It's Christmas Time - Almost!

Over at the The Old Schoolhouse Magazine's blog, they are promoting something that is near and dear to my heart - homeschoolers with the entreprenueral spirit who have businesses.

My husband and I definitely have that spirit. Over the years we've had several home-based businesses.
  • Making scale model replicas of police cars throughout the nation (Blue Line Replicas)

  • Armstrong Pressure Washing

  • Inkwell Services (still exists, but on the back burner) - an offsite administrative service

  • Dana Speed Design - custom painting (cars, motorcycles, signs, etc)

  • Murals - custome painted murals on just about any surface.

  • An in-home bakery/wedding cake business
(This is a local police department's scale model car.)

(This was a mural done for a children's shop.)

(This was a race car my husband custom painted for a local drag strip racer.)
(He even did two trailers for the US Air Force.)

These days, we've been entertaining the thought of actually opening a full scale restaurant. The idea of a restaurant appeals to us greatly. We're not afraid of hard work, that's for sure! The pressure washing and custom painting businesses (which my husband still has, by the way) are often VERY hard work. The wedding cake business for me was a love/hate relationship! If you've never "done" cakes before you may not know all the hours that go into creating a cake - THE cake - for someone.

Anyway, I hadn't meant for this post to be all about us - but, this gives you some idea into who I am. An extended profile, you might say!
But, head on over to the blog post and sign the Mr. Linky if you have a business that you'd like to share with others!

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1 comment:

  1. Isn't it amazing all of the projects we get into in order to make a few dollars? I have tried a few myself and am still looking for that elusive something that I can be really passionate about doing.

    Lori@Thrifty Thoughts