Wednesday, April 30, 2014

The 3 Amigos at The Nest!!

This post is dedicated to all the women that have those friends in their lives that they can't live without. Those women that when you are down, with just a text or a phone call, they can pick you back up and make you feel like you can go on!

Since the beginning of The Nest on Main there has always been the 3 amigos. Crystal, Ashley & Vanessa. We started our little business in Vanessa's basement. Vanessa's cold COLD basement. Bad lighting, possible spiders, and with freezing fingers we shipped hundreds of orders from there. Customer service and marketing was done at her kitchen table amongst homework and remnants from last nights dinner & pictures were taken on the front steps of her home! Sometimes we got daring and moved them to the back yard :)

Making the most obvious of decisions we eventually moved our warehouse production to the back of The Nest on Main shop. Still incredibly cold but with sufficient lighting the only set back there was we literally had NO room to move around. I remember one specific day my life (this is crystal by the way!) flashed before my eye after a fight with a hanger. WARNING: plastic hangers are extremely slippery when stepped on on concrete! Needless to say we pressed on and us 3 continued to ship hundreds of packages out of that small tiny cold back room. The one benefit I will say is Lily our chocolate lady was making hand dipped chocolates right around the corner in the kitchen so treats were bottomless!! By now you may be asking me what's the point of this story? Well here we are a year later with multiple employees helping us and all 3 of us embarking on new chapters in our lives.

Vanessa is moving to California in a month with her family!

I just got married and am living in New York with my husband!!

And Ashley and her husband just welcomed a new precious little boy to their adorable family!!

A year ago I don't think that any of us would have anticipated the changes in each others lives. But here we are all making HUGE life changes some of which are moving us away from each other :( I love these girls and can't imagine what I'd do without them!!! Thank goodness for cell phones & computers!! If you have those friends that you couldn't live without don't forget to tell them so & consider yourself incredibly lucky!! <3

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

GIVEAWAY!!! Pin to WIN!!

Who's ready for a GIVEAWAY?? Spring is here and we are sure everyone is in need of a new spring outfit!! Be the one lucky winner that wins a $50 online gift certificate to The Nest on Main!! How do you enter you ask?? Click on the PIN TO WIN below!! Good luck everyone!!

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Monday, April 28, 2014

Believe that YOU are beautiful!!

Our dearest readers: We are so sorry that we've disappeared and are excited to announce that we are back to the blogging world!! We are sad to say that over the last few months we have noticed an alarming increase in negative comments towards our models on Facebook. Although we welcome customers feedback this has been truly upsetting for all of at The Nest on Main. Right now in society there is a huge war against bullying. Up until this point bullying could be defined as something that happens between kids at school or online but bullying also happens among adults. What example are we setting for children when we think it's ok to comment hurtfully on someone's size, hair, body type or look?  The perks of social media is that you are able to get your voice out in front of people and can so easily be heard. For the right reasons this is a powerful tool but for the wrong reasons can be very harmful. 

The reality is, our models are not just faces but mothers, daughters, sisters, employees, business owners &  have feelings and emotions just like everyone else. We at The Nest on Main are all real women with insecurities and struggle daily to feel beautiful. We understand because of the pressures in the media it’s a problem and that many other women struggle just as much to feel beautiful in their own skin. We want to do something about it and we need YOUR help. Join us in fighting against these insecurities and to help remind, not just ourselves, but other women that we are all beautiful inside and out regardless of size, weight, hair color & etc.  Join the fight at or should we say join the POWER! Every women has the right to feel beautiful no matter what. If you see someone bullying online and voicing an opinion that is hurtful put your foot down and stand up against cruelty on social media! 

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Life is beautiful!!

Sometimes we need to remember what in life makes us happy! Remind yourself of all the beautiful things you may forget about <3