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Tesoro's Tongue — journal

Come with us behind the scenes of Tesoro Design! Here, we document our experiences of running a handmade in America leather handbag company. Updated daily.

Gallery Walk and Open House this Weekend!!

We are so excited for this weekend! We are spending First Friday at Old Soul Decor with the stores beautiful owner Krystal. We will be featured alongside Ted Walsh as artists on the West Chester Annual Gallery Walk. This will be our first time being involved with this event, and we couldn’t be happier! We will be set up with the new SS16 line from 5:00 to 9:00. Krystal will have wine, champagne and lots of treats from Dia Doce! Stop in and see her gorgeous vintage and antique furniture and jewelry, and our newest line in person!  This Saturday we will be having our second open house from 10:00-5:00. We will have our entire Spring and Summer collection available...
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Wyebrook Music Festival

The Spring/ Summer 2016 line came out one week ago. Emily and I were done a little earlier than expected, so we launched the site early. (Not before a celebratory dinner and a couple drinks from Sidebar obviously) We couldn’t believe the positive response! We sold 2 bags before the site was even live, and since then we have sold another seven.  Not exactly Prada, but its all about the small victories for small businesses.      This weekend we spent our Saturday at Wyebrook Farm. One of my favorite places in the world, Wyebrook is a sustainable farm to table that features gorgeous indoor and outdoor eating spaces, and trails throughout the property to have a little adventure. Their...
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Backroom Talk: Episode I

So much learning is happening right now. To the point where my brain hurts.   Taxes are the main cause of my brain pain. Luckily, the only taxes I file for Tesoro are PA sales tax and something called a business privilege tax. Let me tell you, filing this thing is anything but a privilege.   “Why in the world is this person in charge of accounting for a company?” is a question you may be asking yourself. Yes, I did take an accounting class in college. Ironically, the class was completely in French (a language I am far from fluent in), and all I learned was that there is such a thing as accounts receivable. Didn’t learn what it...
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