Welcome to our blog! We are so happy you chose to spend time with us here today.
The past few months we have been discussing ideas for our blog and business, the direction we want it to go, the things we want to share, the things we want to change. It is a lot to think about!
For those who don’t know, we are Patricia (Tricia) typing this post, and Barbara. We share a shop called Shy Socialites. In the beginning our plan was to create a all-in-one invitation, party printable and party advice store. We had some big dreams, and while some of those we reached and thrived in, other areas we fell short. It was not always easy. Running a business is not always easy. Living life is not always easy.
It has been a decade since we started Shy Socialites and as we enter a new decade we have decided to revise some of our plans. It is okay to do that. It is okay to change your mind about what you want to do, what you want to share.
Going forward our shop will not just focus on parties, invitations and party printables, though those will still be here, we want to share more. We want to write posts and add videos that help you get to know us better. A place where we share ideas, our adventures, things we have created, things we have tired that worked and some things that have not. We are going to create a schedule for new content: blog posts, videos, new free printables, and shop items.
I know that we need to create valuable content to keep you here, we need to add to your day in order for you to give us your time. We plan to do that. We will learn to give you our best. We will learn and grow every day.
As our page and shop grows, we hope you will feel comfortable to talk to us, share with us. Our wish is that when you think of Shy Socialites you think of a place where you feel welcomed, happy and where you know your interaction is valued.
So, that is where we plan to take Shy Socialites in 2020.
What about the Paperwhites you ask? Well now is the time to order or buy them for Winter Forcing. It takes 3 to 7 weeks for them to bloom, so if you want them for Christmas and New Year, get them now. Our next blog post and perhaps video will be step-by-step instructions. It is actually “very simple” on a gardening scale, and is exactly what we are looking for as we take steps in the transformation of our blog and Shy Socialites.
For paperwhite forcing you will need -Paperwhite bulbs, small stones ~you can use marbles, small pieces of seaglass or soil if you prefer, a small jar or container ~ I repurposed a large Bath and Body glass candle jar. These make lovely gifts. We will have a free Paperwhite printable available on that blog post scheduled for November 15, 2019.
Thank you so much for stopping by. We look forward to hearing from you and spending more time with you in the coming year.
Tricia and Barbara