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Caine’s Arcade

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

Weekend Warriors Dog Walking Service

Welcome to Shafer…Power!  In an effort to have some fun and learn more about entrepreneurism, the kids and I have launched a weekend dog walking service here in Jester called Weekend Warriors Dog Walking Service.  We provide great service, competitive rates, ($3/15 minutes or $5/half hour) and plenty of love for your pet.  Please email your inquiry to or call/text 512.689.1583.  The service is for Jester only and all walks are overseen by an adult.  

Austin From Scratch: An Interview with Wes Hurt, Founder of Hey Cupcake!

Austin From Scratch is our newest series on the blog and includes interviews with local entrepreneurs who have created a thriving business here in the heart of Texas.  For this session of Austin From Scratch, we sat down with Wes Hurt, Founder of Hey Cupcake! to talk about catfish, freedom and the Vanilla Dream.  This interview comes on the heels of  a recent AdVenture where Owen and Malia learned how Hey Cupcake! makes their world-famous treats. Read more

AdVentures with Hey Cupcake!

Welcome to AdVentures!  In this series, we’ll take a closer look at our family’s entrepreneurial venture of the month.  In past months, we’ve hosted a taco wagon, a coffee stand and made and sold homemade chocolate bars.  For August’s event, we were fortunate to partner with a local favorite, Hey Cupcake!, to learn about making great cupcakes.  As with all AdVentures, the goal is to have some fun with the kids and learn more about entrepreneurism. Read more

July’s AdVenture: Owen’s Rock Collection

Earlier this month, we posted that July’s AdVenture was going to involve some sort of custom pastry.  Well, a couple of things happened since then so we’ve elected to change it up a bit.  For starters, a lengthy vacation back to Wisconsin took us off course, and then Owen created a rock selling business without any of our involvement (insert proud father moment here).  Since he was able to create a nice little profit, we’ve changed this month’s AdVenture to Owen’s Rock Collection and are including an abbreviated Austin From Scratch segment where we interview the Founder.  Yep, we’re riding the wave! Read more