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First Ever Small Business Gift Guide! (Let's SHOP!)

Kathryn Carnohan

First Ever Small Business Gift Guide! (Let's SHOP!)

It's the most wonderful time of the year...where we shop and we shop and we shop till we drop and we still cannot FIND...the most perfect present of all!  Okay, did you sing that last sentence?  Because it TOTALLY works and I don't want you to miss how much fun that is.  Whether you sang it or not, you catch my drift, right?  It's that time of year where everywhere you turn there's a sale, an event, or a party to go to.  And Christmas shopping with the masses has begun.   No matter if you're an online shopper, a...


Frequently Asked Questions...That Have Never Been Asked Before

Eric Willis

Frequently Asked Questions...That Have Never Been Asked Before

Yes, you sure read that right!  This is all about those questions you may want to ask...but just haven't yet!  And yes, if you have more questions, please do ask them, because I am happy to answer all of them, unless they involve really hard math, in which case I will definitely point you to a calculator.  Let's talk about some practical things, for starters, just so you know a little more about Velvet California as it is now and where it's going!   Prices.  Let's talk about money money money.  Because in my experience, this is always a biggie when...


Welcome, Vision, and Hey, Nice To Meet You!

Eric Willis

Welcome, Vision, and Hey, Nice To Meet You!

Wow. I can't believe we are finally here!  It's been a long journey, and I am so grateful that you are here with me, taking the time out of your busy life to read this and celebrate this new venture!  YOU are the reason I'm doing this, and the reason I'm here, blabbing on about feelings and all that good stuff. So here goes, feelings and all that good stuff... Years ago I had vision, what I thought was big vision, for life and for change.  I realize now that at the time, I was rather myopic in what I...