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Posts tagged ‘Goals’

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

What do you want to be when you grow up?

It’s a question we all ask our kids.  I’m not sure why, but it’s just so darn exciting to hear what they’ll say.  Maybe we’re hoping they’ll say Tiger Woods.  Or Britney Spears.  Then again, maybe not.  Yikes. Read more

The Bottom Line: August, 2012

The Bottom Line is a series that was first introduced on the Shafer…Power! blog in April, 2012.  Whereas the business definition of bottom line is “the line in a financial statement that shows net income or loss,” here we do a brief recap of our progress toward our goals.  Since “Earn Some Spare Change” is our fourth goal, we’ll provide an update on our actual bottom line as well. 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.  

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