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Bluebearaware.com Store is closing



Store Closing

We've heard that before...

On December 31, 2018, the storefront for bluebearaware.com will be shut down. As the owner of this amazing online retailer, I can assure you that this is a genuine closing. Further, I do not have any intention of selling the business. On the contrary, I plan to keep Blue Bear alive. YES! We'll still be here. Just not selling products for the foreseeable future.

What can you expect to see in the future?

I love bringing smiles to people's faces. I love knowing that I have made someone feel important. To let them know that I see them and they matter. I have a big a-s, bleeding heart. I know it. I own it. I want to save the world, one person at a time. I've been a crisis counselor. I've worked with the women's shelter. In our food allergic community, I started as a support group leader. To say that those experiences were rewarding is absolutely an understatement, but my life has changed since then. I have so little time to volunteer that I need to re-prioritize. 

My children are still young and while I am naturally a bit of a workaholic - I joke that I'd be Type A if I weren't too lazy. Kidding! Sort of. - I know that I have limits. I want to ensure that I am there for my children while they need me. That I am there for my partner who is the most amazing, patient man I know. I want to return to being a highly respected project manager in my field in my day job. I cannot do that, not well, with so many commitments. Our lives are busy. So for now it is my hope that with the closing of the store - which can be quite time consuming - I will be able to take my very limited spare time and put that toward the activities that feed my heart and soul: Keeping up with Research, Raising awareness, Blogging, and of course, baking like a 'mother'. Because I can. :-)  

Over the past couple of years I have been working on more characters to add to Blue's life. He has a whole world to share with everyone and I plan to help him. It may take a bit of time to wrap up the business side of things but once we have that under wraps, be ready to see more posts and more fun resources. I do not know exactly what the future holds but we aren't going anywhere. We'll still be here and we hope you'll continue on this journey with us.

#bearhugs
Jennifer Burch



P.S. If you're interested in buying inventory in larger quantities for a discount, please email me directly at teamblue (at) bluebearaware.com.


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