Models Wanted!

It's time!  Our anniversary is here... and we're out of great images from our last model search!   The details? I need to stock up on beautiful photos of our products, being modeled by and used by actual humans.  ;)  I have one full week without my kids, to dedicate to this project.  All I need is for people to volunteer and show up.   When? I have dates and…

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My Beauty Routine

Okay, so I am always asked exactly what products I use in my daily routine.  Am I really using my own?  What other brands do I trust, along with my all-natural one?  Here's the scoop.... My typical day starts with a shower.       I first wash my face with Nature Nate's raw honey.  Yep, that's what I said.  Honey!  I'll be writing a blog on the benefits of…

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Our Business Highlighted (Texas Hill Country Culture Magazine)

It was really fun to be interviewed for the first time!  But it took me forever to see the final product!     In early March, the very sweet Nancy Foster, came out to the shop to visit for a while.  She got the quick tour of the shop.  And she snapped a pic of awkward me. Then, not only did I have to wait until the May issue was…

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Our Business Highlighted (Vendors of the World)

I loved being contacted by Vendors of the World!  I loved being asked to be featured.  I love that their mission is to share the stories of the faces behind small businesses everywhere.  Brilliant!  And so appreciated! After learning a little bit more about me, their caption with my feature read: I am Amy Bierstedt from Boerne, Texas, the founder of @thefromscratchchick and I am a #vendoroftheworld. , I am most afraid of…

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Our Business Highlighted (Come and Texas)

So I woke up on this beautiful May 1st morning... to being tagged in a pretty awesome instagram post... that led me to an even cooler blog post! Come & Texas announced us as one of their favorite finds from April! Along with nine other Texas-owned businesses, they went on to describe each one of our passions and products. Honored and excited! The ig post- here Their blog- here  

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National Handmade Day!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I created a national holiday, y'all!  Me! I proposed my idea, made its case, paid the processing fee, and waited. It was so exciting to hear back from them, that from now on, the first Saturday in April will always be National Handmade Day!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Because our time, sewing, pouring, sanding, making, our love, mixing, formulating, quilting, soldering, dreaming, our dedication, and our blood, sweat, and tears all needs to be…

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Our Products in a New Shop (Market 1023)

  This happened quickly! I was planning a full weekend in the College Station area. We were hoping that our camper would be finished. I had made reservations at Lake Somerville. We were spending all day Saturday at the Museum of the American GI, for their Living History Weekend. I had found a cute restaurant to try. And then I came across this gorgeous home/body/gift shop! I looked all over…

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Our Business Highlighted (Texas Highways Magazine)

One of the coolest magazines in the state, in one of the biggest issues of the year!  Our products are on PAGE ONE of Texas Highways Magazine's wildflowers edition!!! With a photo of the three products they're selling in their online store and a write-up about me and the business.... I am so excited about this!!!!!!!!!!             Want more on Texas Highways Magazine? Website Facebook…

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Our Business Highlighted (San Antonio Magazine)

I get the San Antonio Magazine in my mailbox every month.  Sometimes it only takes me a few hours to get around to flipping through and enjoying.  Sometimes it's so hectic, it takes me a month or two! The December issue?  Even though I saw that it was a "Made in SA" issue (which is so exciting!), it's actually been sitting on my coffee table for over a week.  But…

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