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Wrapping up Online for 2020

THANK YOU for your support during this unpredictable year that 2020 has put us all through! I seriously couldn't have made it through without all of you. Thank goodness 2020 is almost over and maybe 2021 will be a better year for all! With that being said, there is an important announcement I need to make here so that you are aware of the last online store restock date + online store closure.

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Change in Shipping Courier

For those of you who select Shipping as your method to receive your online order this note is for YOU!   When I re-opened my online store at the beginning stages of COVID I was using Canada Post as the courier. Most of you know or heard how backed up they were with deliveries when they reduced staffing. During this time I wanted to test out and find a faster way to get your order to you asap while the rest of the world finds a way to operate the "new normal".   I changed shipping methods from Canada Post to Swift Post June 30th and have made the decision to go back with Canada Post. I have taken your...

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My Role Model & Inspiration

When I initially started my business it was nothing more than just a hobby and side hustle. In the beginning I didn't really have a crystal clear idea of what Blazing Bombs was going to become and what my true goals were, nor did I have someone that inspired me... All of that changed in 2017 when I was introduced to a seasoned soap maker through a close friend of mine that I was visiting in Toronto for the weekend.  Joey had been a friend of mine for several years in elementary and high school who is now a successful make-up artist and entrepreneur. At the time, he lived in a really cool studio apartment in Toronto while attending school. I went to visit...

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Changes in Retail

Hey everyone! It's been a hot minute since my last blog update because I've been holding off on this particular announcement until the absolute last minute so I could have more time to think of my action plan.  As you all know COVID kind of came crashing in late March and made a huge impact on small businesses. For those of you who have been following my business since the beginning, you'll have noticed that I geared towards retail shopping more so than my online store. I can honestly admit, as much as I wish I can do it all- I simply cannot which is why (before COVID) I had my online store closed about 70% of the time so I...

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Pick-Up Location Transition

I would first off, like to thank every single one of you for keeping me busy during these times. As businesses go through some major changes and decision making, I need to also make some changes to better serve you guys! With that being said, I have been experiencing a tremendous volume of orders (more than what I was used to when I've had my online store open in the past). As the only maker, business owner, supply runner, email admin, photographer, website designer, order packer, and the list goes on to my several job titles... I have found it extremely hard to find the time in order to make the products that need to be replenished (and that's a little...

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