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I went to day camp when I was young. I also attended a Girl Scout camp for a week – and a Christian weekend retreat as a teenager. The memories of camp haven’t escaped this city girl. Going to camp … Continue reading

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The Doble family has a long history of brewing success. John and his wife Vicki Doble founded Tampa Bay Brewing Company in 1995. Known as Florida’s oldest brewpub, the business started from a historic two-story brick building satisfying the region’s … Continue reading

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I’m not talking baseball; I’m referring to brewers as in beer. The brewery market overall is growing – in fact, it never really stopped. In 1873, there were 4,100 breweries in America; today there more than 4,200.The market bottomed out … Continue reading

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We wish to express our sincere gratitude for how much your business relationship means to us.  Our Sunset Hill Stoneware team sends you heartfelt wishes for an enjoyable holiday season. Thank you for your continued friendship. Merry Christmas and Happy … Continue reading

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Creating efficiencies within your company drives speed. Anytime you can do something faster, you can get more done, right? And if you put two people on the same task, it goes even faster. For the past few months, we’ve been … Continue reading

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Coined in the early 1980’s, random acts of kindness help us humanize unacceptable actions. Earlier this year, country singer Tim McGraw released a song called "Humble and Kind" that resonated with fans. Amid the stress and struggles of daily life, opening a … Continue reading

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Entrepreneurship isn’t always the easiest option, but for some, it’s the only choice. Tom Dunsirn officially started his pottery business in 1998. While he was working on the concept, his parents stood on sidelines and questioned each other how they … Continue reading

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Customer service is the heartbeat of any business. No matter how great your product or service, responding to your customer in a timely, professional manner beats everything. Good service was important in the early 1800’s where pioneers traveled by horse … Continue reading

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I’m not a coffee drinker, but 54% of Americans over the age of 18 drink coffee every day. As Americans, we’re drinking a lot of it – approx. 27 ounces/day and that’s great news if you own a coffee house. … Continue reading

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A child’s best friend can be their first two-wheeled bicycle. It becomes their most trusted transportation and many a child finds their pursuit of happiness while riding their bike. It gets them away from home and chores; it gives them an … Continue reading

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