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Austin From Scratch, Episode #22: Matt Allen, Founder of CoffeeShark

Austin From Scratch is our favorite series on the blog and involves Owen (age 11) and Malia (age 9) interviewing local entrepreneurs who have created a thriving business here in the heart of Texas.  For this session, we sat down with Matt Allen, Founder of CoffeeShark.  We choose CoffeeShark because they recently opened shop in our part of town and we now have quick and easy access to quality caffeine and hot chocolate and milkshakes and beer and wine and… (I think you get the picture).  We hope you enjoy! Read more

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Austin From Scratch, Episode #20: Hobson Brown & Billy Nachman, Co-Founders of Criquet Shirts

Austin From Scratch is our favorite series on the blog and involves Owen (age 11) and Malia (age 9) interviewing local entrepreneurs who have created a thriving business here in the heart of Texas.  For this session, we sat down with Hobson Brown & Billy Nachman, Co-Founders of Criquet Shirts.  We choose Criquet because their shirts seem to be everywhere you turn these days and what better way to learn more about them than to go straight to the source.  We hope you enjoy! Read more

Someday, Episode #28: Screen Cleaner, Michael Quaranto

Welcome to Someday, where we interview interesting people from around the world to learn about how they make a living.  We call it Someday because one day our creative kids may elect to pursue a career in one of these fields.  In the upcoming months, we’ll learn: How to become a Philanthropist, the best thing about being a Sushi Chef and the most challenging thing about being a Mountain Climber.  Who knows…we might even talk a little ice cream as well.  We hope you enjoy!
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Someday, Episode #19: Alex Furmansky, Stuffed Animal Maker

Welcome to Someday, where we interview interesting people from around the world to learn about how they make a living.  We call it Someday because one day our curious kids may elect to pursue a career in one of these fields.  In the upcoming months, we’ll learn: How to become an Artist, the best thing about being a Sushi Chef and the most challenging thing about being a Dentist.  Who knows…we might even talk a little ice cream as well.  We hope you enjoy! Read more

Austin From Scratch, Episode #19: Mikaila Ulmer, Founder of BeeSweet Lemonade

Austin From Scratch is our favorite series on the blog and involves Owen (age 8) and Malia (age 6) interviewing local entrepreneurs who have created a thriving business here in the heart of Texas.  For this session, we sat down with Mikaila Ulmer, Founder of BeeSweet Lemonade.  We choose BeeSweet Lemonade after meeting Mikaila at the Acton Children’s Business Fair and then reading about her in Austin Monthly Magazine where she was selected as “most likely to succeed” in the annual Best of the City issue.  Mikaila was soft-spoken, highly intelligent and very, very…sweet.  She enjoyed a few giggles with the kids and most definitely has a bright future.  We hope you enjoy! Read more