The Macs

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

my small town post office...

...LOVES me!

This is what I hauled into the post office today.
All the Etsy orders are mailed. PHEW!
You girls are awesome!
Thanks for keeping Cora's in business.
Now we have a bunch of empty hangers, so it is back to sewing.
And thanks to you, business is booming at our local post office!

My sweet sister came over last night and helped me package everything.
I couldn't have done it without her.
Thanks Anne!

Five hours later, my floor was covered in Cora's packages.
If you placed a Cora's order it should be arriving soon.
If you missed what you were hoping to get, keep checking back.
We are working on more dresses already!


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Yippee, I can't wait! I already have the leggings to match the Cora dress I purchased for my daughter! I hope those boxes weren't too heavy for you to lift...praying for Baby Mac and your family!

October 21, 2009 at 4:41 PM  
Blogger jbreeden said...

I love that bench in your first picture.

October 21, 2009 at 4:49 PM  
Blogger Gail said...

Wow--Jess, you are one busy lady! Can't believe how much you get done. Your dresses are adorable! Love you!

October 21, 2009 at 5:15 PM  
Blogger Trasie Bressler said...

Well I missed out on this bunch of dresses but hopefully one is in the next bunch that you make.....I know it will be perfect and it will be perfect timing when I actually get one. They are all adorable and they are all made with so much love! Many Many Blessings!

October 21, 2009 at 5:37 PM  
Anonymous Diana said...

New prayer: Dear Lord, PLEASE let me be able to buy a couple Cora dresses... please, please, please...



October 21, 2009 at 5:37 PM  
Blogger Tina said...

I am so excited. I ordered a shirt for my daughter Emily that would be in the bunch!

YAY! I will come by and let you know when I put up a post with Emily in her new Cora top.

October 21, 2009 at 6:44 PM  
Blogger Beki - TheRustedChain said...

I LOVE that this is going so well for you!

October 21, 2009 at 6:54 PM  
Blogger Melanie @ Whimsical Creations said...

YAY for Cora's dresses. Your dresses are so cute!

October 21, 2009 at 6:56 PM  
Blogger Melissa said...

Yay! I keep missing them, but hopefully next time I will be quick enough! Thanks for all your updates and encouraging posts. Praying for your family!

October 21, 2009 at 7:01 PM  
Blogger Judy said...

Even the labels are adorable!!!

October 21, 2009 at 7:14 PM  
Anonymous Kelsey said...

I always miss them! I can't wait to get my hands on a couple dresses next time!

October 21, 2009 at 8:44 PM  
Blogger Kristen said...

I'll be checking my mailbox daily until it gets here! Can't wait to see my Abby in her dress from Cora's! :-)

October 21, 2009 at 8:52 PM  
Blogger G. said...

Crossing my fingers for a 2T Cora dress next time around. Cannot wait to receive the shirt I ordered. Is it as fun as it looks -all the sewing, packaging, designing labels, etc? I dream of an etsy shop, just don't have the talent like you do!! Excellent work, and I hope you DO enjoy it!!

October 21, 2009 at 9:49 PM  
Anonymous Christina said...

I'm still hoping to get one! :) It's amazing that you all are doing this. Every time I go to the site, there is either nothing or two items left.
Take care, and blessings on you all.

October 21, 2009 at 10:08 PM  
Blogger Lexie Loo, Lily, Liam & Dylan Too said...

That is wonderful! Every time I look at your site, the dresses are gone, lol!

October 21, 2009 at 10:56 PM  
Anonymous Carla said...

Ohhhh, Im so looking forward to the restock, am really hoping to be lucky next time. Im due No2 in February and Im actually tempted to find out whether its a boy or a girl, just so I can order a dress from Cora's :-). Im sure Cora is looking down at you all thinking "how amazing is my mommy"! Congratulations on all your hard work, its so lovely to think of all the people who are going to be made so happy this week when their dresses arrive. It all looks so pretty!! :-)

October 22, 2009 at 3:12 AM  
Blogger SouthernGalsBoutique said...

your dresses are gorgeous!!! I'll be watching for more to come up for sale in your Etsy!

October 22, 2009 at 6:39 AM  
Blogger Lauren said...

That is just awesome, so glad business is booming!!!!!

October 22, 2009 at 8:08 AM  
Blogger Toni :O) said...

Yay! I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this post! It made my smile and I'm thrilled business is booming for you and keeping Sweet Sweet Cora's memory alive!! I hope one day to be able to get two dresses for my coworker that is pregnant with sell out SO fast though...whew! Hugs and blessings to you all, so much to be proud of!

October 22, 2009 at 8:46 AM  
Blogger CourtneyC said...

Those labels are too cute!!!

October 22, 2009 at 9:20 AM  
Anonymous Robin in Benton said...

One of these days you'll be mailing one of those to me - please Lord! Have a blessed day!

October 22, 2009 at 9:36 AM  
Anonymous Lindsay said...

Jess. I know this is random, but I love the bench that you have in the "mud room" or whatever you call it. I would love to know where you found such a lovely antique-y bench. :)

October 22, 2009 at 9:49 AM  
Anonymous Lindsay said...

Jess, I love the bench that you have in your mud room. Where ever did you find such a great antique-y blue bench? Do tell.

October 22, 2009 at 9:50 AM  
Blogger MomMom said...

Just wanted to let you know that your blog encourages me every time I read it. Please go to my blog to check out an award I left for you. Also, I keep going to Cora's web site to try to buy something and always miss out. I'll keep trying. Excited about Baby Mac. We're expecting a new granddaugther Jan. 25th.

October 22, 2009 at 11:42 AM  
Blogger meg duerksen said...

that is awesome! what a happy site.

October 22, 2009 at 12:09 PM  
Blogger Cyndi said...

Can you make these in larger sizes? My 7 year old would look cute in one of these with a pair of jeans! Can you make them in like a 6x or 7?

October 22, 2009 at 12:20 PM  
Blogger Melanie said...

Can't wait for the next batch to be ready! I miss it every time. They are so cute and I'm so excited for the arrival of Baby Mac! Thank you for the wonderful words that you write...I'm in awe of your strength! God is good!!!

October 22, 2009 at 1:42 PM  
Anonymous misty said...

I DID miss what I wanted to get =( our computer was at the apple store getting repaired when you filled up! I am so happy that you're making more because I need 5. I can't wait! =) happy sewing!

October 22, 2009 at 2:57 PM  
Blogger Erica said...

That is so exciting that it is going so well for you! So great!

October 22, 2009 at 3:53 PM  
Blogger Stephanie said...

I'm waiting to catch one so I can buy one soon hopefully! Everytime I check they're already gone...they sell like hotcakes!

October 22, 2009 at 9:03 PM  
Blogger Jennifer Dawn said...

I'm crossing my fingers that I can be quick enough next time to snatch one of these cute dresses up.

October 23, 2009 at 12:18 AM  
Blogger jeannebean said...

I've been following your blog for many months and I have wanted something from Cora's store, but every time I looked, it was sold out. When I saw MckMama's post, I went straight there and got an adorable dress for my daughter. Can't wait for the package to arrive- fun to get a sneak peak behind the scenes. I will think of you and Cora and Baby Mac each time Natalie wears her dress. Thanks, and best wishes!!

October 23, 2009 at 9:14 AM  
Anonymous Megan (mommyesquire) said...

Can't wait until my little girl's dress arrives!

October 23, 2009 at 10:07 AM  
Blogger SadMommy3434 said...

I've been having a hard time viewing your items. I don't know if it's my computer but I am interest in getting a Cora Dress for my daughter. Feel free to email me at any time.

October 23, 2009 at 12:37 PM  
Blogger Micah said...

Oh, girl, I know what a relief it is to get those OUT of your house! Wish I was getting some fun Cora mail =(. Maybe next time...

October 23, 2009 at 1:09 PM  
Blogger Nashville TV Show said...

It absolutely amazes me to stop & think about what you set out to do & then went on to accomplish in such a short period of time!! How incredibly wonderful that Cora's Playground was thought of, built, paid for & now played on in less than a year! Can't wait to see pics of Baby Mac playing on big sister's playground soon. God bless your family!!

October 24, 2009 at 6:43 AM  
Blogger Ethansmom08 said...

I was SO excited when I got my Cora package in the mail yesterday! Thank you SO much!

Love and Prayers,

October 24, 2009 at 3:28 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

and she did a wonderful job! I so enjoyed recieving mine. It's great! Thanks!

October 25, 2009 at 8:06 AM  

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