Mom of Two Boys Turns Baking into Business!
Let me take a moment to tell you how this all came about. I would pass the time with my kids by baking on Sunday afternoons. It's one of our little rituals that I love! I was spending so much time cooking and baking in the kitchen with my son that I needed something to keep his clothes clean. His first apron was made from leftover fabric and soon I was making them as birthday gifts. When friends started asking me if I could make aprons for their other children, nieces, nephews, etc. this business idea was born!
This started a few years ago. Now my boys are both school age, in school all day five days a week. I can now spend the time on a la Apron that it deserves and help contribute to our family's bank account.
I spend about three mornings a week fulfilling orders, promoting the shop, creating new aprons and tending to all other business that a la Apron creates. The other two free days are dedicated to the house, volunteering at the kids' school and running errands. I try to squeeze in some exercise and "me" time in there, too.
Hope you have enjoyed my story. I look forward to creating happy memories in your kitchen!
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Growing up in California, I learned how to sew at an early age from a family friend. I'm still sewing on the same machine today! I love being creative and seeing something go from a bolt of fabric to finished product. It's so rewarding!
I work Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8 - 2 MTN. If you send a convo any other time, I will return it when I'm back in the office/studio. Thanks! :)
All aprons are made from scratch, from fabric selection, attaching straps and D-rings, to applying the design or personalization.
Accepted payment methods
- Accepts Etsy gift cards
Orders received today will be processed on the next business day (MWF).
Items will be shipped only after payment is received. Personalized and custom items will begin production after payment is received.
Orders are shipped Tuesday and Saturdays.
International shipping does not have tracking information.
*Designer items and chef hats will ship within 1 week.
*Personalized items will ship in 1 - 2 weeks.
*Custom items could be up to three weeks, depending on customer response time.
Expedited shipping (USPS Priority Mail) is available. Please convo me before buying if you need your item sooner.
Gift certificates will be sent via email. Please provide an email address.
Refunds and Exchanges
Personalized and custom items are non-returnable.
Shipping costs are non-refundable.
Additional policies and FAQs
If you are interested in a wholesale order, please convo or send us an email at alaApron [!at] gmail.com
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