About that small business I started during a global pandemic. September 8, 2020 we made our initial investment and became Yard Card Queen – Norfolk! Maybe you’ve heard of it and maybe you are like most when I say yard cards. That look, I can see it now, “what’s yard cards?!?!?” In short, we are a yard greeting rental company that specializes in celebrating anything and most everything! Here’s a visual.
This greeting I put up super quick before kids walked out the door to head out for their first day of school for the 2021-2022 school year. It was also our first day in Norfolk Public Schools.
That’s a yard card greeting folks. The possibilities are truly endless! Due to the nature of pandemic and what seemed like quarantine that lasted FOREVER, starting a small business that requires no contact with others has been the perfect fit for our family.
I mentioned that we ended up homeschooling our children during the 2020-2021 school year so we ended up using our new small business as an economic project. What better way than to teach them how hard it is to make money compared to how quick and easy it can be to spend it! I think the 3 E’s would attest to the fact that working can be hard and sometimes just not fun, but playing baseball and being a part of a competitive cheer team are exciting and also very expensive so they do their parts of pulling yard cards and cleaning them up and putting them away afterwards. Team Rush is (hopefully teaching and learning) lots of life lessons.
I don’t have a whole lot to say about YCQ specifically other than we love it! It’s work but it ties in what we love about life in general. We adore people. We love celebrating people and we love when people feel special. So having a job that does all of that and more is just the icing on the cake!
Words are great but pictures can be better. So, I’ll leave with you some photos of greetings we have designed over the past year!
What’s your favorite? Are you celebrating any big milestones this year? Let us know we want to hear!