My budding entrepreneurs have done it again.
Today we’re hosting The Morgan Family Extravaganza, a new and fun endeavor that includes everything from baked goods to painted bud vases.
The kids have been busy creating and planning, baking and painting, wrapping and printing over the past several weeks, and the big day has finally arrived.
I will wake them shortly.
John most likely won’t need waking, as he typically rises before dawn. Abby will leap out of bed smiling and tasking everyone as to the set up for the morning rush. Hannah will roll over, snuggle the covers under her chin, and ask why on earth did we decide to start before 10 am.
Aha! I called it . . . here he comes.
All three are so different with such varied interests. Hannah has a heart for feeding people, so she put together a lovely lemonade stand and bake sale called Fluffy’s Treats. With a color scheme of light blue and yellow, her wares will surely attract the masses, and once they sample her goods, she’ll have many happy customers.
My boy plans to take the opportunity to promote Take Out 56 (his trash/recycling can retrieval business) by distributing flyers and running a raffle to win a special t-shirt prize. He’s also in charge of the garage sale items.
And last but not least, little Abby Mae is having an art studio sale. She’s my painter, and she has created many beautiful crafts and wall hangings that will be sure to catch every eye.
I’m so proud of them. They’ve wanted to do this for a long time. For years, actually. Dreams of doing so have gotten us through some tough times.
Extravaganza-type dreams are good for the soul, and the hope therein can bring families even closer together, even on the rainiest of days.
But I admit, I’m thankful the sun’s shining brightly today, and the wind has died down. John stood outside advertising after school let out yesterday. Talk about an effective marketing department! Abby assisted so that the sign wouldn’t blow away.
The hour is upon us – I must hasten to prepare the extravaganza with the fam.
If you’re local, PLEASE stop in for a cup of lemonade and join the fun anytime between 8:30 am and 4 pm. We’d love to see you!