Live with Lisa: Week 50

May 12, 2021 0 Comments

Live with Lisa: Week 50-Plymouth Cards

Hey, how are you doing today? My name is Lisa DiVasta. I am here, Plymouth Cards. I am so happy that you're going to be here with me for the next 10 or so minutes. And I have so many new ornaments to show you. I'm so excited for them. And I wanted to see how your weekend was. I know it's always Wednesday when we chat, but I just you know. Let me know where you're watching from, how your weekend was. If you're a mom, how was your Mother's day? I know I have been joking a lot on these Facebook Lives about my KitchenAid mixer. When we moved to Florida, I left it behind foolishly. I don't know what I was thinking. But anyway, we've been teasing Vinnie about the KitchenAid mixer. So look what I got for Mother's Day. So yes, I guess I'm going to have to joke about some more things on Facebook. So he picked that out, and I love the color. People can't really surprise me a lot of times, but I will tell you, I was completely surprised when I opened the package. So there we go. I got my KitchenAid mixer. So that was great and I hope you were treated well on Mother's Day as well. 


So I wanted to just get into these new ornaments I have. So I love working with other small businesses like myself. And so I'm going to show you. This company is in Oregon. And check these out. They're wooden, they're made of wood. They're about an eighth of an inch thick. So these are I got all the states in red. Oh, and I don't have all the states. If your state is not on the website... I have to get -- Listen to you getting all distracted here today. But if your state is not shown, I was only able to get 15 to start. I will be able to get the rest of them. Don't worry. What was I going to say? I would love for you to tell me. I'd like this, whatever state. I'm going to show you them all right now, I'm going to post a link right now so you can go and peek at all of them if you so choose. So I have Pennsylvania, let's see if I can remember all the shapes. Pennsylvania, Minnesota, and the heart is actually engraved, it's out there. Let me see. I'm going to hold this up here so maybe you can see it better. See, it's really really cute. I love them. I love them because they're not too big. I don't like anything too big. See it fits in my hand. I've put all the dimensions on the website so you can see them. There's Massachusetts. They are $7.49 each. They come with this already on them, gold and white twine. So I think it's adorable. It's a nice little touch. They will be, I think fantastic as little embellishments on gifts. Here's Virginia, doing good so far, I got all the states. 


If you're watching, feel free to say hi. I'd love to say hi and know where you're watching from. That would be fabulous. Here is Michigan. Michigan's cool. You know, they had to you had to do it like this. So I like that. Let's see what else do I have, New York. So, like I said, I got 15 states to start. And we'll be adding more. But if your state isn't listed, and I'd love to be able to do yours first when I add more on. So here is North Carolina. And see I just want to show the thickness again there, you know an eighth of an inch thick. Oh the back I probably should show you the back. There's plenty of room on there. If you want to write a little message with the thin Sharpie. That would be fabulous. North Carolina, we've got Wisconsin. So they're all $7.49 and an additional $5 for the box. But what we're going to do for the box is we're going to put it in the box with coordinating twine and then I'm going to put a little paper gift tag of your state on top. So I think that will be really cute and that'll be really like a fun way if you choose the box option. Florida. So there's that one and then we have New Jersey. I can hear Jared, do you need me, Jared? I am on facebook live right now. Jared is going for a walk if anybody's wondering. So, here is New Jersey. And I just love the heart. It just think looks so cute. Let's see what else I've got. Ohio. We have so many. 


Yeah, feel free to say hi, I'd love to know where you're watching from. I'm here just south of Tampa, Florida. It is a nice, warm day.


We have Washington State. You're probably asking, how I selected the state or maybe you're not, but how I selected the states. And what I did is I just went through our database and picked the top 15 states where we had customers. So that's how I came up with it. So these are Texas and Illinois. I know they weren't in alphabetical order but but they are all listed on that link that I just posted a moment ago, so that you can see them all here. I'll put it up close, but they are, they're smooth, they're not bending. I'm just showing you they don't bend, they're not going to snap, it would take a lot of effort to snap that in half. You'd have to have immense strength. So those are all of the state ones. I think they're just so cute. I love them. They just look so cute on a package. They're not just for Christmas. You know, I love giving ornaments for all different things, so that they can save it for Christmas. But they look really cute on housewarming gifts. If you have someone that just moved to a new state, you could send them an ornament from their old state or from their new state. That would be cute. You're going to a housewarming party because I know we're going to get to start going to parties again soon. I'm planning ahead on that. And so it would be cute on a bottle of wine. Just a way to dress something up, so they're just really cute. 


Now, get on to the other ones. They had these cute ones too. They are campers. I know I talk about this all the time how I love vintage stuff, so I just couldn't resist. 


Let's see. Oh, thank you, Mary. And oh, I would buy several. That's so awesome. Yeah, let me know if there's any other states you're wanting and let me know if the cards came yet, I saw that you placed an order. And I think I may have not responded to your email yet. So if I haven't, I apologize. 


Here I'll put this up so everyone can see that. Thanks. I think they're so, so adorable. So now look at these ones, vintage campers. How adorable are these? So if you are a camping family I have these and thank you in five different patterns I probably should silence that so you don't all hear me saying thank you to my orders when they come through. Just know that you're appreciated every time you place an order. So I have this one. 


Did I miss Maryland? You have not missed Maryland. I have not got it yet Chrisje but I will be getting it. I just only was able to get 15 out to start so those are the 15 states I picked but I am adding more on. They are adorable. I love them. So thanks for asking. And definitely that's on the top of the list. 


So now our campers this is one of them. This one's called Breaking Bad.


Ooh, I told you late. Okay, perfect. No worries. It's all good. Thanks for being here Chrisje and thanks for being here Mary. I love having company instead of just talking to an empty screen.


 Alright, so there's that one. This one is has a little cactus on it so and I just posted the links to all these. There's five different ones in this series. I think they're so cute. Look at this, one so this one's Airstream. I don't know if you're a camping family. Growing up my my family had the kind of camper that you pulled on the back of your car and I don't know exactly, it's a pop up trailer. So whenever we got to our location. My dad would crank it out and we'd pull out the sides and do that. So I have an affinity for campers. I must say that I don't camp anymore. But I just think these are so adorable. Wouldn't you just love these. Oh, here's the fifth one. This one is called Speed Racer. So I think those will be so cute. Give them to your camping friends. If you're camping this summer they'll be great to bring with you. So they're all blank on that back, just her sticker is on the back. But there's plenty of room for you to write information on. So all of the ornaments are $7.49. $12.49 if you choose the box option, and as usual, that's our $5 shipping. So no matter how much you order. So you can buy one ornament, you can buy 100 ornaments, and it's all the same. And let me know what other states you're interested in. So that would be great. I've got that.


So a lot of people have asked me about the photo contest. And I know I keep putting it off. But honestly, I've been working on it. And I will be making the final announcements on next Wednesday's live. So mark your calendar, next Wednesday, I promise, I am going to reveal all the photographs that are going to be in our Fall 2021 catalog. So I'm really excited about that. 


And what else? So the other great news is, and this is one of the reasons why things have been a little bit behind on the photo contest etc, is we're finally moving the business out of the house. And I couldn't be happier. It's brand new, I'm going to start showing it to you this Friday, I get the keys. So I'm really excited about that. I'll start showing you some of it. If you're interested, you can check it out, I'll post some lives to let you see it as it morphs. But if it's every single item wish list, except for location. I wanted something five minutes from my house, which you know, that's probably not very realistic. So it's about a 25 minute drive. But I think it's going to be worth it because it's brand new. So that means it's a brand new roof, brand new air conditioning, brand new everything. And it's completely empty. I love it that no one has done anything to it. So other places we looked at there already these walls. And I just wasn't excited for that, I just want to be able to go in with a clean slate and design it how our company needs it. 


And then the other exciting part is that we'll actually be able to hire an employee. So if you know anyone in the Plant City area of Florida, have them reach out to me because I am going to be looking for someone to help us start working. I love this business, I love everything about it. But I would love to have Sunday off or an afternoon. You know, working seven days a week does get to be a lot of times, so not at times, but sometimes. But I do enjoy every single second of it. But I think it would be really great. And I think the company would just... I'm really excited at the potential to actually hire someone. As the kids have grown, older moved out, they don't work for the company as much. So it's just been Vinnie and I doing everything. So it'll be really great to add on one person at least. Hard time, I think to start just to make sure that it's okay. And everything's going to work out. But I'm really excited about that. On Friday, I get the keys. So I thought I would share with you all what it looks like, if you so choose to want to be there for that. And then as we go, I will definitely keep sharing. I'm really, really excited about this. And it's all because of all of you. So I appreciate all your support throughout the years and your business and all your well wishes. It's been really exciting. Thank you! Thank you!


What else do I have for you? I think that's all I have today. If you have any other questions, always just pop them in the comments. You know, I get on a few times a day to respond to comments and you can always reach me by phone. Our number here is 877-830-3405. And if I don't answer just leave a message and I will get back to you. If I'm on the other line, yeah, I can't answer the phone too. So just leave a message, I do call you back usually same day, usually within a little bit.  Yes, it has become difficult for sure. Thank you so much, Chrisje. I am so excited for it. I will admit, people probably think I'm crazy. But a few times in the last week, I've just driven over there and just sat outside. There's a post office across the street, which I'm sure most people wouldn't find that very exciting. But that is one of the most exciting things for me that the post office is across the street. Amazing! It was like meant to be, but I have gone over there a few times and just walked around, and peeked in the window, and dreamed about what it's going to be like, so I'm really excited. So thank you for that. 


So you can also reach me by email You can private message me, I will admit that if you're going to reach out to me, that would be the last way to reach out to me. I'm not as good about those messages as email or phone. So that would be great. I appreciate you all being here with me for this journey. And I'm excited to share with you the rest of it. 


And let me just show you, oh my gosh, all these states. So if you if you're late to the party here, I just wanted to quickly show you all the -- I'm not going to show all, but we have 15 different states in stock right now, on our website. I posted the link a minute ago, so you can find it there. But I will be getting more in. I just needed to get the ball rolling with them. So I just think they're so adorable. I just love them. So perfect for your gift, or I actually think too...


Oh, wow, what about this too? Um, well, this is just one part. And I think I'm going to do this too. When I get my employee to help me do things with all my ideas, that will help me, I think they'll look adorable in a card. So you could do that. Let me know what you think obviously, this is just the first one I grabbed off the shelf. But I think we could use that glue, you see it when you get flyers in the mail sometimes. I'm doing my finger gesture, like you rub it with your fingers, and it comes off that sticky glue. But it doesn't stick on this permanently. You can peel it off, but I think it would look really great in a card, that being the card and then they can take it off. And then you just pop it in the mail. So what I was going to do, before I finalize this whole idea is I'm going to get one of the Massachusetts ones and mail it to my sister to make sure that it doesn't get damaged in the mail. Because I would hate to sell you something thinking that you're going to mail it and... 


Oh thanks. Thanks Chrisje. 


Yeah, but I am going to send it to my sister just to make sure that it makes it through the journey because I would feel terrible if I told you this, and then it didn't work out. So she'll be getting one of those soon. But you know, if you weren't going to send it, it's perfect. It would be perfect. 


And so that's what I've got for this week. I so appreciate you being here. And I will see you on Friday. What is it made of? Oh, okay. They're made out of birch wood. So they're not pewter, like they're not from Allen they're from, they're from Oregon this time. So I'm having so much fun finding companies throughout the country. So I've been filling in my state map, I should post a new update. But it's been really fun finding all these really small businesses. I love supporting small businesses. I'm a small business. So that's great. So look at that. I am giving you this some pressure. I don't want to, you know, do Hulk mode and snap it, but I don't kmow if you can see me. I'm giving it some pressure and it's not bending. So they're a nice quality. So that is that. 


Thanks for being here to Kristin. I appreciate you. Yep. So if you have any questions about anything you saw in the live and it's not live anymore, just post a comment and I will check back and respond and I will see you Friday. I don't know what time, so I'm just going to pop in randomly and show you the space. So I'm excited. Excited to share it all with you. Thank you so much for being here and watching. Have a great rest of your day. Alright. Bye!