Keep Calm and Plan A Party

5 Steps to Start Planning an Event

Whether planning for a gathering of friends, an office party, company open house or even a wedding, many of the same rules apply.  It is good to remember to do what you love and outsource what you don’t enjoy! For me, I love the details and making the event customized and special.  I don’t enjoy…

Get in the Arena, show up, do your thing and don't be afraid ot get your ass kicked a little bit.

Have you ever been in the Arena?

If you know of Brene’ Brown, you know what the title is referring to. If you haven’t heard of her, check out her Ted Talk that affected so many people and brought the topic of shame and vulnerability to the forefront.  Along with her 20 years of experience, she is insightful, real and you feel…

Pacific Perks team at trade show

A Business Owner’s Greatest Asset

One thing I was taught when we launched Pacific Perks Coffee, LLC, was that our employees are our biggest asset and therefore, take care of them.  As a business owner starting out, taking care of your employees monetarily can seem a little scary because you want to keep the lights on, right? But making the…

Season of Gratitude

  It is a beautiful Fall Sunday and I am enjoying the couch, the blanket on my legs and my puppy that lies in the crease of my legs.  I took a minute to pick up the latest issue of “O” magazine (November 2018 Volume 19, Number 11). It is always such a treat to…

Caregiving

National Nursing Home Week is coming up May 8-14 and I wanted to speak a little bit about caregiving, as it is close to my heart. My husband was diagnosed with MS at the age of 28. We had just been married for 2 years. Thus began my journey as a caregiver … and a…

Team of Pacific Perks employees

Oh, the Places You’ll Go …

Owning a mobile café does have its challenges, but they are so easily overshadowed by the daily benefits we are fortunate enough to take advantage of. We relish in the fact that we get to drive new routes every day, experience new areas, cruise down new windy roads, and learn about industries we had no…