5 years at 25 Main

5 years at 25 Main

5 years ago, Mark and I were on a frantic mission to shift our store from its original spot to the thriving location it calls home today. After a grueling day of cleaning, scrubbing, hauling, and preparing for the transition, we decided to unwind with a well-deserved beer.
Progress 25 Main
Amidst casual conversation at the bar, an acquaintance inquired about the new location, and brimming with enthusiasm, I described it as perfect—a true turning point for our humble shop. However, he smirked and stated, "It's all good until it isn't." He then proceeded to inundate me with unsolicited financial advice while my eyes glazed over and my glass seemingly emptied itself.

Looking back, I guess he meant well, but it wasn't exactly the pep talk I needed. Yet, if you know me, you know there's nothing I enjoy more than proving someone wrong when they underestimate me. Perhaps it traces back to a pivotal tennis match in the 6th grade, but that's a tale for another time.

Fast forward five years, and here we still stand proudly at 25 Main St. We weathered the move (followed by the whirlwind of purchasing a house and relocating our personal belongings just two weeks later), braved a global pandemic, navigated through recession and exorbitant inflation, and tackled a slew of other unexpected obstacles. Yet, from where I stand, everything remains as good as ever. So, here's a nod of gratitude to that acquaintance at the bar, for igniting the flames of determination within us to succeed against all odds.

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Great blog!! Matches everything you put your mind to. So love all your products and I’d love them even if we weren’t family❤️

Betsy Avery

Your body butters are the best! Well worth the drive from Tucson to Bisbee every time. Congrats on 5 years! Wishing you many more years of success.

Lillian M

I can honestly say “ditto” to Bruce’s comment. Your store, dinner and drinks at Cafe Roka and gelato are always the first 3 items on our list of things to do in wonderful Bisbee. I’ve been a customer of yours since your first location, an old morgue I believe? Love your location now since we usually stay at the Letson and it is just across the street. When we can’t get to Bisbee I order online, so easy. Congrats on your 5 years at this location!

Kathlyn Powell

Your store is always a destination whenever we visit the amazing town of Bisbee… along with dinner at Cafe Roka and a cone at Pussycat Gelato. See you next visit.

Bruce Lustig

Just love your soaps & body butter.

Laverne Moore

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