Mr. Christmas Tree, Move to the Back of the Line

by 1 January 05, 2010 10 Comments

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We say it every year,
January is the toughest month...if we can make it through January, we'll make it through the rest of the year!
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Here is what we are currently juggling with both hands and feet:
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  • preparing for next week's break of the Fall 2010 collection - Double D Ranchâ„¢'s key collection of the year
  • finalizing last-minute designs (Fall 2010)
  • approving last minute changes on samples (Fall 2010)
  • prepping Spring 2010 catalog for print (Spring 2010)
  • updating website with the 2010 Spring Collection (Spring 2010)
  • starting to ship Spring goods
  • making travel plans and arrangements for 3 markets in 2 weeks
  • begging suppliers to hurry, hurry hurry...please, please, PLEASE  (Fall 2010)
  • kicking off our 20th anniversary celebrations (all year)
  • staring at a dead Christmas tree that needs to be taken down
  • and wrestling a pack of teenage boys who think they are smarter than their mamas!
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I'm tired already and it's only the 5th of January.
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That dead Christmas tree over in the corner is going to have to wait.

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Paul Armstrong
Paul Armstrong

May 16, 2016

Thanks Cheryl, my Christmas was very nice. It was probably the last Christmas that both of my boys will be at home, so that made it kind of special. I also had fun with the Double D trivia questions – at least the first two. On the Nudie Cohen question, I knew there wasn’t a featured car in any of the sit-coms so it had to be the Beverly Hillbillies. But since it was a guess I decided not to pull the trigger. Next time I’ll go with my gut.

Cheryl
Cheryl

May 16, 2016

yeah, Paul – that would be great. Did you have a good Christmas?

Paul Armstrong
Paul Armstrong

May 16, 2016

Cheryl – I was going to call this week to see if I could wrangle some images from you. But you know what….. I think I’ll wait.

margie mcmullen
margie mcmullen

May 16, 2016

I Love My Girls

MaMa Double D

Cheryl
Cheryl

May 16, 2016

working on it as we speak – I’m behind so please bear with me, but I promise it is coming!

Rose
Rose

May 16, 2016

I went into the Wild Rose in Albuquerque looking for the new Spring 2010 catalog! Cant wait to see the new line!

Audrey Franz
Audrey Franz

May 16, 2016

Paul, I need to get your contact information. We are almost ready to start printing our spring catalog. My email is Audrey15@ddranchwear.com. Look forward to visiting with you.

Cheryl
Cheryl

May 16, 2016

or ask for some of her fried chicken!

Dusty
Dusty

May 16, 2016

Thanks to all at DD for the hard work and sacrifices you make to keep us in fashion! January markets here we come. It is always great to see all our retailers/friends!

Dianna Michalik
Dianna Michalik

May 16, 2016

Margie, You are a wonderful example of a mom! Always there for your children and grandchildren. “And they shall rise up and call her Blessed”

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