Parties by Catie-Marie, An Update

Parties by Catie-Marie, An Update

I announced the launch of Parties by Catie-Marie in the middle of February. I was so excited when this finally came to fruition and I was able to launch my little Etsy shop. I had been thinking and dreaming about it for months and the fact that I took the leap was such a big moment. I had poured countless hours into creating the products, designing branding materials and thinking about the future. While I do not have a huge line, I was so excited to launch the products that I did have.

Even before I had launched the shop, I was thinking about all of the other products that I wanted to create. So many items beyond wedding invitations and invitation inserts… I wanted to expand to a full line of paper products for weddings, baby shower products, birthday party decor and holiday decor.

But we are in a very different place than we were in at the middle of February. The fact is we are in the midst of a global pandemic. One that can be incredibly dangerous due to the silent nature of the illness for the first 14 days. The best way we can flatten the curve on this pandemic, is to stay away from other humans (a.k.a. social distancing).

The entire goal of my company is to bring people together and along them to create a festive and classic atmosphere at the events and holidays they host. In light of everything going on, I feel it would be irresponsible to continue to encourage people to host parties and gatherings. Given this, I will be temporarily closing Parties by Catie-Marie. I will assess the situation on a regular basis and reopen when I feel it would be responsible to do so.

I appreciate everyone’s understanding during this time. Hopefully we will be back up and running in no time. Until next time, friends… CML

The Wedding Series.

The Wedding Series.

Over the past couple of weeks (read months), I have talked a lot about our sweet love story. From our not so cute “meet cute,” to our falling in love, to each of us figuring out the other was their one, to the day he got down on one knee. I love our love story, it is my favorite one by far and I cannot wait to spend the rest of my life with my sweet man. But before I can do that, we have to plan that wedding thing. Lol.

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So What’s Up Catie? An Update on My Life

So What’s Up Catie? An Update on My Life

So, I’ve been away a while (48 days to be exact) and I am going to try to stop with the  hiatuses. I have talked about my crazy work travel schedule in previous blogs. Well, that combined with a bunch of personal travel and a hectic personal life have resulted in no time to work on my sweet little blog. In all reality, there will be another hiatus at some point, but I swear I am trying to avoid that. Even when I am not able to post here, I try to keep my Instagram and Twitter updated, so check those out.

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