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First Time Selling Christmas Trees - The "Busiest" Weekend?

We were told from day one that the weekend after Black Friday weekend would be our busiest by far.  It’s all hands on deck from a staffing perspective, and a completely full tent of trees in preparation.   1,753 more words


November 2016 Budget

November was a really good month from an expense perspective with only $3,216.43 in expenses.  It’s hard to spend money when you are working 10-12 hours a day.   460 more words


2017 BDO World Darts Championship Draw!

Scott Waites will begin the defence of his Lakeside crown against either Craig Caldwell or Dennis Harbour, after the draw for the 2017 BDO World Darts Championship was made at the Lakeside Country Club on Saturday morning. 720 more words


First Time Selling Christmas Trees - We Get Some Help

Monday the two new guys showed up around 11:30, and they are big guys. (Big doesn’t necessarily mean buff and strong. Sometimes big just means big. 2,199 more words


First Time Selling Christmas Trees - First Weekend Complete

Saturday things seemed to be turning around, but Sunday it became very clear that that was not the case.  Just so you don’t think I am being overly dramatic here, let me walk you through the day.   2,581 more words


First Time Selling Christmas Trees - What a Busy Day Looks Like

We have a couple of solid days under our belt so I wanted to walk you through what they are looking like.  I have no expectation all days will be the same volume, but we seem to have started to find some rhythm at least so I wanted to share that. 2,128 more words