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Posts tagged ‘Adventure’

Something Old, Something New: An Update From Shafer…Power!

When we launched Shafer…Power! back in April, 2012, we really didn’t know where it would take us.  Although we did create some fairly specific goals when we started the blog, the reality is we were simply trying to inject a little fun and adventure into our children’s growth and development. Read more

AdVentures with Buddy Bars

Welcome to AdVentures!  In this series, we’ll take a closer look at one of our family’s entrepreneurial ventures.  In past months, we’ve hosted a taco wagon, a coffee stand and made and sold homemade chocolate bars.  For this event, Owen and his buddy Will created Buddy Bars to participate in the Acton Children’s Business Fair.  As with all AdVentures, our goal is to have some fun with the kids and learn more about entrepreneurism. Read more

Austin From Scratch: An Interview with Taylor “Thunder”, Co-Founder of Thunderbird Energetica

Austin From Scratch is our favorite series on the blog and involves Owen (age 6) and Malia (age 4) interviewing local entrepreneurs who have created a thriving business here in the heart of Texas.  For this session, we sat down with Taylor and Katie Thunder, Co-Founders of Thunderbird Energetica.  We selected Thunderbird, a creator of “epic tasting whole food energy bars,” after sampling their products at a local Whole Founds and learning they were produced in our own backyard here in Austin, TX.  (If you haven’t tried them yet, stop what you’re doing and head to Whole Foods or pick up a sample pack here.  Trust me.) Read more

He’s Baaack! Caine’s Arcade 2

Welcome to Shafspiration!   In this series, we’ll be re-posting the most inspiring and informative articles (and videos) on the web supplementing our family’s journey of entrepreneurism – not only because learning is one of our goals for the journey – but it also adds to the fun and AdVenture. Read more

5 Really Cool Things We’ve Discovered Together as a Family

It’s been just over five months since the launch of Shafer…Power! and it feels like a good time to check in to ensure we’re making satisfactory progress toward our goals.  Personally, I feel as though we’ve made great strides together and are really just starting to gain momentum in our journey of entrepreneurism.  In fact, I thought it would be a fun way to evaluate our progress by writing about 5 really cool things we’ve discovered together as a family.  Without further adieu: Read more