Category Archives: Random Thoughts

March 17th, 2017 ~ Taxing Foods

Good morning! Recently there has been a lot of discussion among the cottage food producers about which foods are taxable and non-taxable. The fact sheets at the Minnesota Department of Revenue (MDOR) can be a little confusing. So I sat down and wrote up a simplified chart and I asked the kind folks at the MDOR …

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This & That

Hi everyone! I just got back from visiting my son in a much warmer state. I’m not going to lie, coming home to the cold was not easy. Especially when I got off of the plane and the security guard took one look at my sweatshirt and said, “I sure hope you got something warmer than that. The wind …

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Happy New Year!

This year has been so amazing! A year ago I honestly didn’t believe that we would all be here today, able to sell our baked goods from home and working on our new businesses. A year ago, progress seemed to have hit a stalemate and I didn’t know how to proceed. It seemed that every …

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Update ~ May 23, 2015

It’s 5 in the morning, I’ve been tossing and turning for awhile, and my mind won’t stop. I decided that I might as well get up and share some of those thoughts with you all. Yesterday Marianne and I were invited to a meeting that included several people who are involved with working on our …

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Happy Holidays!

Good morning! Our weekly numbers were 3 again 🙂 We hade 3 new signatures, giving us total of 1906. 3 new Facebook likes, making that a total of 852. At this time of the year many people are getting together with friends and family to share food, love & laughter, retail workers are exhausted trying to …

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Happy Anniversary!

Three years ago an awesome lady discovered that Minnesota did not have a Facebook page representing the fight to get the Cottage Food Law changed, to allow home bakers to sell their baked products from their homes. There was no petition, no Facebook page, nothing to represent the home bakers. Mainly because so many Minnesotans …

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Wake Up Minnesota!

A few days ago one of our Facebook Friends found out just how important it is for us to get this law amended. She had started putting together a website with hopes of introducing her cakes to the public. Someone found out about the website and turned her in to the Department of Agriculture. They …

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Welcome To Our New Blog!

We are super excited to have our blog page up and running! As you can see it’s still a work in progress, so please be patient while we work out the lumps. It is our hope that this blog site will provide an additional sounding board for the amending of the Minnesota Cottage Food Law and generate more …

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