Tunbridge Wells local “Mumpreneur” Reaches Finals of National Business Awards. October 05, 2015 13:10
PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release 05/10/2015
Tunbridge Wells local “Mumpreneur” Reaches Finals of National Business Awards.
Selected from over 3000 startup companies, local mum, and entrepreneur, Kathryn Casely, has earned herself a place in the final 10 line-up of The Future Stars category at the Mumpreneur Awards; an annual ceremony aimed at celebrating parents throughout the UK who manage the difficult task of juggling business with family life.
The mother of 3 from Tunbridge Wells, runs Willow and Boo, a rapidly growing website providing designer and bespoke lollipops for birthdays, parties, weddings and corporate events. Kathryn has been shortlisted for the Future Starts category, which is open to businesses who have the potential for an amazing future.
Having reached the finals of The Mumpreneur Awards, Kathryn said “I am truly honoured to have been recognised this way in just our first year of trading, want to say a massive thanks to our wonderful clients and supporters and I'm really excited to find out if I've won the award!”
Judging Kathryn’s entry will be a panel of top entrepreneurs but she'll have to wait until 14th November, when the winners will be announced at The Mumpreneur Conference and Awards, being held at the Heart of England Center in Warwickshire.
This event is open to all parents who juggle family and business, and also for those interested in taking the plunge and starting up. Tickets prices start at just £59, and can be purchased through the Mumpreneur UK website, where you'll find a whole range of resources and information for business mums www.mumpreneuruk.com. To find out more about Mumpreneur UK, please visit Kathryn’s website www.willowandboo.co.uk ## ENDS ## Notes to Editors
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What we've been up to! March 06, 2015 09:48
Its been a very long time since i last blogged, so i thought i would do it with a little update of what we have been up to. We have been very busy working away quietly on lots of little projects and a couple of big ones too. Both equally as fun.
We are currently working with a lovely lady in exeter making lollipops for her shop The Tiny Marmalade Company, who will be including our lollipops in their mothers day gift box, pop along and say hi, she is very friendly, and can be found here http://www.thetinymarmalade.com/shop/4578561003.
We have also had the great honour of making lots of lovely lip lollipops for Bobbi Brown, to launch a new make up range, our lollipops made it into 4 Selfridge's stores, and 3 Brown Thomas, it was very exciting and what a lovely bunch they are!
And our biggest and most exciting project of them all was when i received an email from Warner Music asking if i could make the "sucker" lollipops for the Charli XCX album launch! It was a huuuuge job, a lot of long days, a lot of sleepless, and 3 extra pairs of hands, but it was amazingly good fun and very messy!
So in all, the last few months has been absolute madness, but i wouldn't change it for the world!
Willow and Boo is now live! September 07, 2014 20:00
Today after many weeks of planning, working and tweaking, the Willow and Boo website finally went live, hurrah! I must confess that it was much harder than I ever anticipated but the feedback so far has been so positive. Many thanks for all your kind words :)
So now in between getting orders made and shipped, I can finally dedicate extra time back in the kitchen inventing and creating new scrummy treats, tinkering with flavours, breaking out the glitter and sprinkles.
With the most magical season fast approaching, now is the time to really go mad with snowflakes, stars and getting creative to make some amazing festive lollipops to really make those Christmas parties sparkle.
We are also planning some special promotions in the coming weeks so stay tuned for these.