The Bandwagon: To Do List

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Not sure how to express how crazy it has been since the TO DO POST or if I should just say I’m sorry! Yes I said in it that every few weeks I would post and now it’s been almost 3 months. I just wanted everyone to have lots of time to get everything done.

 So here is a recap of the To Do List!

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So I will go through my list with you and share where we are in it.

Name of the Company: 
Crossed by Gypsy Soule®

Trademarks:
YES, we trademark everything!

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Research: 
So important so you know who wants your product. How will it sell? How will it work? I think Amy and I have been researching this for YEARS!!

Business Plan: YES, it is done and it has to be updated and re-done all the time if you are looking for $$$ investors or loans from banks. Make it fun to do. It’s your treasure map of where you are going and how great your company is going to be.

Budget: 
Doesn’t everyone love this. Most people starting companies don’t have a budget because they are starting on whatever they can get their hands on, and that’s okay, just know what is important when spending money and that you have invested in the right things from the start! That’s why all the research and business plan is so important. It helps you get to what is important in your budget.

Time Line: You need to stay on track with a timeline. Going off of  your time line will affect your budget and your business plan.

Find your team or your people. 
In all of this process, I am always thinking, who would be great for the new company. Who would get it? Who would love to be a part of the SisterHood?

Hire Professionals: 
No matter what, you need to take the time to find the right accountant, lawyers or consultants. Don’t wait until you need them to find them, you will be making decisions out of distress. Yes, we have this done!


Bank Accounts etc…I have to say I don’t have all this done so this week I will get on it! 
I have to get the bank account open and the merchant account set up! 
Along with a long list of other things to do!

Since I wrote the blog in November, I have been to China, NFR, Cali for Christmas, Denver & Dallas Market along with remodeling my house. The only reason I am telling you all of this is because life happens and it happens fast. So grasp onto your dreams, it’s easy to let the busy life you are living take you on a different path. I wanted to launch this company in March and now it’s May….. 
Crossed by Gypsy Soule® is #GameChanging, it’s passion, and it’s going to make a difference in people’s lives.  Amy, our crew, and I can’t wait to tell the world.

So let’s get down to business. I am going to finish my list this week and we will start NEXT week on our new to do list. So we all got a go free card this week to get it everything checked off! If you are super on the ball and got it all done it’s a great time to double check everything that you have done.

Come on Soule Sista lets DREAM BIG and Never Look Back!

Have a GypsyFAbulous WEEK


Love your GypsySister Lo

Day To Day Life

Home! And so happy to be here~ China, Vegas, LA, Denver and now Dallas! I can’t tell you how happy I am to be home, even if I’m not really home right now. Yes, did I forget to tell you I’m in the middle of a remodel of my home of 7 years…? You know when they tell you 90 days that turns into 120 day then that turns into forever. Not to mention I am married to Mr. EVERYTHING HAS TO BE PERFECT!

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On my way home from the office today I went by to look at the new paint colors I am “agreeing to” so I can finally go HOME! So for tonight, I have to pick out what I want for my closet! Yes I have added a full blown Gypsy Sister Closet! I need to show off all my goodies! Boots, belts and all of my outfits.

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I have spent several hours on Pinterest. I just can’t decide…..Should I just make it white or should I make it black.. or pink… or green ?? HELP Sisters!! I am asking for your advice! What should I do? What should I not do? Please e-mail me your idea’s to 
Lorinda@gypsysoule.com I need all the Help I can get! These are some idea’s I like??

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WESA Denver Market 2013

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Denver once again has not let the Gypsy Sisters  down.  With the launch of the new Gypsy Soule® styles & new prices, all the dealers were smiling as they left the showroom with a copy of their order in hand along with lots of swag to take home with them.  The showroom has been rocking with smiles, music, and drinks.  Mrs. Brenda and Randi will finish up the show until Tuesday when it ends at 1 pm.  Don’t be sad if you didn’t get to go to Denver: Just get on over to Dallas this Friday- Monday. We will be set up on the 13th floor Booth # 9107. I figured all of you #SouleSistas would love to see some of the fun we had in Denver.

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The flight to Denver, on American Airlines, started out with the flight attendant in first class telling Amy to, “Just push that bag of hats in the over head bin.” We tried to tell her that it was hats that were inside the bag, she said, “That’s okay just make them fit.” Really lady???? They’re hats!!! So the problem-solver that I am, I decided that we could just were them instead!

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This year we decided to change up hotels, as much as I like change and to always be doing new interesting ideas, I hate changing hotels. Once I find one that I like, that is where we stay. So for the past 4 years in Denver, we have always stayed Downtown at the Curtis. This year, thanks to our good friend and our own Gypsy #SOULEIGER Trent Johnson from Greeley Hats  we changed to the Hotel Teatro! OMG I was in love!!! Fabulous hotel, and the staff had over the top customer service.  When Amy, Randi, and I checked in, someone had a HUGE surprise waiting for them HUMM… Right Randi???

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The next morning we were up and we were off to set up the new look and layout for the Denver booth. Let me just tell you the weather was not that bad those first few days. It stayed in the 40’s, but then it just got cold. You know, that cold that gets down to your bones!! Bling, glitter and lots of Jewels are not as much fun in the cold….but fur is!!!

The best part of Denver Market for Amy and I is that we get to see people that we  have been working with for more than 20 years, and yes we like to tell all those great stories that I will not repeat! Haha ha!!

Every Market, Amy and I do put just a little thought into our outfits so for me I thought a brand new Denver Broncos Jersey would be great for Saturday, since my Hubby is their biggest fan and since the game was being played in Denver.  Let me just tell you… My Jersey is Amazing. I had it custom done from Leah at Bella Artisty or check out her facebook.

I wanted to sleep in it!

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Check out Amy’s outfit…Doesn’t she look HOT!!!

Saturday was busy day at the booth with the Cry Baby Ranch Party.  Yes Amy bought her a prize…

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Amy’s new Margaret Sullivan piece that she bought at the Cry Baby Ranch Party

 Ending the night at the Wrangler Party…  I’ll just let the pictures talk for themselves

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Joel, Paul and Knox president of say I won’t at wrangler party

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Abby, Paul Amy and Vice President of say I won’t Brent

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Amy & her date

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Amy & Trent Johnson

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Me, Lacey, & DP (Teskey’s buyers)

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This is our annualRodeo Family photo 

Amy and I are so lucky and blessed to have a Company like Gypsy Soule. Thank You so much to all of our Dealers and Soule Sistas out there that support and love the brand! So much more is coming in the future ………….

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Come see us in Dallas this week or at Magic in Vegas in February

Rock your Soule– Lorinda!

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Let’s Get This Party Started

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The year is off and running and Amy and I are on a plane to Denver. We’re ready to ROCK the  WESA Denver Market 2013

Here we go again!

Wow how about 2012! With the election and everything else that happened this year, I don’t know about you, but I am so happy it’s over. It’s like, let us know who & what, and lets just move on! Everyone has their own opinion of who should of won, or what should’ve happened, but all I know is what I can control & what I can do.

It’s time to get this NEW Soule Sista party started!

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This week we will be in Denver, and then we head straight to Dallas Market. We are over the top excited about the new AWESOME line we have done this year for Gypsy Soule®!

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We have all new EVERYTHING!  Jewels, footwear & clothing! Our new tack line with Equibrand®  is done with NEW hides that NO ONE has EVER seen before. Also, don’t forget that we have new footwear with Ariat®  that will be shipped in October and shirts from Rockmount®. Come to the show & be the FIRST to experience it!

EVERYTHING IS AWESOME! You won’t be disappointed.

The best part everything goes together so if you love just one of the designs you are going to love it all!

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I know I know everyone keeps asking about our new company Crossed by Gypsy Soule®. All of the details are coming soon I promise. All I can say is you better be following us on Facebook  twitter and Instagram. Be sure to register on the site also.

It’s going to be amazing and HUGE! It will change everything & we know you will love it!

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So who was in Vegas for the amazing Fashion show? Yes it was crazy packed and over the top fabulous! MGM was the place to be! Did you see that it was on the Trevor Brazile show on GAC  the other night? We can’t wait for this coming year. Amy has already started putting outfits together & she has started hunting down new ideas for our NFR booth! So get those tickets booked for December and stay at the MGM.

It’s definitely the place to be!

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Amy and I want to say THANK YOU for being apart of our dream and for being a Soule-Sista or a Gypsy-Sister whatever is more fitting.  We want all of you to own & love who you are. Everything is not always perfect and everything does not always go as planned. Life is short…so take your blessings when you can get them.

Just remember to always love yourself just the way you are!

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