Oct 29, 2020

October Progress and November PowerSheets Goals

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“If a year was tucked inside of a clock, then autumn would be the magic hour.” – Victoria Erickson Well, friends. We’ve made it through 10 months of a wild year. The falling leaves remind us that, as everything seeps back into the cold earth for winter, there’s something happening beneath the surface: spring is getting ready for us. After winter always comes spring. After a hard year, we’re made stronger and more ready for new things ahead. Here’s a…

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Oct 14, 2020

Thank you 🏆

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Thank you. In a challenging and unexpected year, you kept this small business alive. We took that gift and ran with it—for you, every woman in this community, and beyond. When I started this company years ago, I never imagined working alongside a team of women to do work for a greater purpose, or how much it would be needed in a year like this. I created a product that I needed myself, and soon my garage was packed with PowerSheets….

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Oct 9, 2020

Our Barn Quilt Climbing Wall

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Being home more than ever this year has forced us to get creative, hasn’t it? We’ve adapted and made things work and made the most of what we have, right where we are. Our kids, too! When all the parks were closed, they literally started climbing the walls in our house. As in, scaling door frames and climbing windowsills. My little monkeys were a bit stir-crazy. 🙃 They reminded me of a certain someone, to whom I am closely related—someone…

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Oct 4, 2020

September Progress and October PowerSheets Goals

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“I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.” ― L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables Hello, October! The leaves on our sugar maples are turning brilliant crimson and it’s a big month around here as we launch the 2021 PowerSheets Collection in 8 days. It has been quite a year at Cultivate and I have to tell you how proud I am of our team. More than ever before, we’ve seen challenges as opportunities. We’ve gotten…

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Sep 2, 2020

August Progress and September PowerSheets Goals

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Ah, September. I’m glad you’re here. The breezes tasteOf apple peel.The air is fullOf smells to feel-Ripe fruit, old footballs,Burning brush,New books, erasers,Chalk, and such.The bee, his hive,Well-honeyed hum,And Mother cutsChrysanthemums.Like plates washed cleanWith suds, the daysAre polished withA morning haze.– “September” by John Updike As the weather cools and the tea warms up, I’ll be memorizing this poem with the kids this month to kick off our new homeschool year! (More to come on that soon!) Here’s a quick…

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