- Sophie &Friends
For me, and thousands like me, 2020 has brought about significant change. I went from being an extremely busy event planner with an office, warehouse, employees and support staff to a sheltered-at-home entertainer producing virtual content by myself.
All the while dealing with (what's left of) my business, warehouse, staff...
Those that know me well know that I am at heart a children’s entertainer. I have always had a knack for working with the young and young at heart. I was lucky enough to turn that into a business and have it provide me with my livelihood for many years. I love every minute I spend working with children and creative people. Getting paid to do so was the icing on the (birthday) cake.
I'm a party planner. My job is to entertain groups of people. My specialty is kids. Put those three things together with Covid-19 and it spells a very long stretch of time without anything to do. I'm like an airplane that's been grounded...I can see the sky, I'm just not allowed to fly.
Being an event coordinator I am always on the lookout for ways to hang decor without harming any surface. This can be a daunting task in venues with strict rules. So when I was offered the opportunity to try out this relatively new product that promised to make decorating "fun and easy" I jumped at the opportunity.
As a party planner with a warehouse filled with everything from art supplies to Zoo Animal decorations, I know the importance of organization. That's not to say that I know where everything is, or exactly how much red yarn I have. For the most part, my warehouse is pretty well organized. However, the recent "shelter in place" order opened my eyes to the real need for space maintenance. All of a sudden I found myself producing virtual crafting classes in my dining room,