Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Friday, May 19, 2017
Then a few years later sisters Beth and Patti bought it and moved it kitty-corner to Skeels Ave. But the roof leaked and the landlord wasn't great so Patti's husband started building the building on highway 93. They moved it out here in 2001. And added more classroom space on a couple years later. I can remember going to the Customer Thrift Sale when it was still the small classroom.
And I'm too stubborn for my own good to boot. ha So I am always thinking of different things to bring you gals in. And I have always kept new product coming in. Even in my small store. I custom order all the time. I feel its those things that help.
We had a store mascot for awhile ... Cosmo. He went to a trade show with us in spirit. We had his photo taken with all the scrapbooking stars there, including Tim Holtz.
We have done a PT Rodeo and had Miss WI Rodeo her and a real race horse and barrel racer (my baby sister Lisa) My oldest dressed as a bear for one of our Cancer Crops to surprise the attendees and for fun photo ops. We have partnered with the Animal Shelter and was an off-site for cats up for adoption. We helped adopt 17 cats in 14 months. And we took the harder-to-adopt...except for the short stint we had with kittens when they needed help with that.
We did a Crazy Hat Day for prizes and discounts. When Tin Roof opened down the road I came up with the idea of Pages & Petals Contest that her and I did together. I love supporting other small businesses since I know how hard it is to run one.
So thank you to every one who has been on this journey. Hopefully we continue to be your destination for inspiration for many more years.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Peggy Buchholtz had the grand opening May 19th, 1997. A couple years later, 2 sisters, Beth and Patti purchased it. And in 2006 Leann purchased it.
It started out as a small store on London Rd. Then moved kitty corner to Skeels Ave. In 2001 it relocated to its new building on Arndt Lane along with Pine Cone Manor. A couple years later an addition was added in the rear for a bigger classroom and more storage for Pine Cone Manor.
Leann opened Making Memories Last in Eleva in 2004 and combined the 2 stores in 2006.
With so many independent stores closing....it is a blessing to have so many wonderful customers who still support their local store here. So please join us this Friday as we thank you. And we look forward to many more years being your destination for inspiration!!