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Barb’s Outlet is taking COVID-19 precautions

Barb's Outlet is taking COVID-19 precautions for your safety. CURBSIDE PICKUP is now available for Lacombe, AB customers. Email me for details. NO GIFT BOXES OR GIFT MESSAGING ARE AVAILABLE FOR THE FORESEEABLE FUTURE. Purchases will be packaged in ziplock bags. Please follow this procedure when you receive a shipment: 1) Put water with a little dish detergent and 1 tsp. bleach in a plastic container; 2) Put on disposable rubber or silicone gloves; 3) Open package from Barb's Outlet; 4) Open ziplock bag and slide purchase into prepared water;[...]

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Business name

Have you ever been in the position of choosing a business name? Let me tell you, it’s not for the faint of heart. For weeks, I tried to come up with a name for my jewelry business. I wanted something that could catch people’s attention, that might intrigue, that hinted at the type of jewelry I make. But name after name was already taken. In desperation, I turned to my son for his assistance. “It’s your business; I’m not going to tell you what to call it,” he said. In the end, though, I think Barb’s Outlet was his suggestion. (He was probab[...]