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Autumn leaves & Pumpkins Please

Posted by Laura Moore on

Happy Fall Y'all! We are officially in Autumn and thus the start of our busy season. But before we get too busy, we want to tell you a little bit about our summer. It was a slow start and we had several events cancelled for rain. August picked up with several awesome shows at the beach (Ocean City & Ocean Pines). Laura and her husband celebrated their 20th wedding anniversary with a fabulous meal at Annapolis' own Lewnes' Steakhouse. The family was able to spend a week at Bethany Beach before the start of school, which provided much needed fun...

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We survived the pandemic, and we're back in full swing!

Posted by Laura Moore on

Hi friends! Summer is in full swing and the sales are sizzling at Laura Moore Designs! People are excited to get out and about, and there is a lot of pent-up demand for shopping. We’re getting back to a new normal after the Covid pandemic. Thankfully we were able to survive the pandemic shutdown with some much-needed assistance. Laura was awarded two artists grants – one from the State of Maryland, and the other from the Arts Council of Anne Arundel County. You may also have noticed that she has been at Local by Design Downtown more often. We are...

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COVID19 Update

Posted by Laura Moore on

I want to let everyone know what we've been up to at Laura Moore Designs. We were wrapping up our Florida season and going strong but the last few events were cancelled due to the virus. At the end I had a gentleman panic because his usual jewelry store closed and would not ship, he was ecstatic that I had jewelry for him and found a wonderful aquamarine necklace for his wife's March birthday! Currently, all the stores we sell in are closed and shows have been cancelled until at least the end of June. Our Web site (www.lauramooredesigns.com) is...

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Mothers Day Reflections

Posted by Laura Moore on

On this Mother’s Day, I hope we get to put our feet up. I don’t know about you, but I’m thinking about moms and all of the roles we wear every day. It makes me feel thankful…but it also make me tired! One of my main roles is as a “Mompreneur,” and that is especially relevant on this holiday as it’s one of my busiest workwise, but also meaningful personally. How do I strive to maintain balance through it all?“Mompreneur.” It’s society’s word for us moms who are “female business owners actively balancing the role of mom and entrepreneur.” Society...

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Count on it to go Wrong...and Right!

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Count on it to go Wrong…and Right!

While wearing my “work” hat over the years, I’ve found myself in situations that have reinforced important “life” lessons. In particular, to count on the fact that something will always go wrong. And, conversely, if I remain calm in the situation and flexible on my feet, hopefully a lot of things will go just right. How did I put this learning to the test at two recent shows? Let me tell you about all of my crazy adventures....

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