I talk about my husband a lot, but rarely do I share about him or have him make an appearance in my content. He is a huge part of my life and a major piece of the foundation for Rachel Allene. He has supported my from day one and continues to encourage me, even when I don't feel worthy of continuing on. He is kind and compassionate. He is also very smart and helps me make smart financial decisions and keeps me in check.Read More
If you ask anyone in my family, they aren’t surprised that I started my own business. As a kid, I spent my free time playing office, doctor, grocery store, hair salon, hotel concierge, etc. I preferred strolling the aisles of an office supply store instead of Toys-R-Us. I loved organizing and re-organizing my room and office supplies. I collected old telephones, pens, and keyboards. I was told from a young age that I was a little entrepreneur with a future of managing and owning a bakery or a flower shop. Hearing those words, I never really thought I would actually start a business. To be honest, I didn’t really think too much about the future. It always seemed too daunting, so I might as well ignore its existence. Ignorance is bliss, my friends.Read More
If you haven’t read part one or part two of the Rachel Allene backstory, you should. Read part one here and part two here.
Once I found out I was pregnant, I knew that I wouldn’t be able to continue running the business I had been running once the baby was born. I wasn’t naive to the fact that running a business and being a mom is not easy. And I am completely aware that I will have less time to spend on the business once the babe is born.Read More
If you haven’t read part one of the Rachel Allene backstory, read that here.
So, last time we left off with my first set of mugs selling for Christmas of 2015. After those sales, I decided to invest in producing a larger quantity. So, I made two more mug designs and launched them around February of 2016.Read More
In recent weeks, I have been asked a lot about the beginning of my business and product shop. And truth be told, it’s something I think about a lot, but I’ve never actually taken the time to sit down and write about it. So, let’s dive in, shall we?Read More