Meet the ladies of Bella Bliss: Rebecca Richstad

Becca is the latest addition to our bella bliss® family! Her energetic and bubbly personality really brings a lot to the work place. She is originally from Truckee, California and just so happened to move here to Kentucky! We definitely love having her around, so Cali can’t have her back just yet!

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What is your favorite piece from the Spring 2013 Collection and why?

Ellie Dress in Rouge—soooo cute, love the color and wish we made it for adults!  The fabric feels amazing.

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What is your favorite personal possession you own?

My handbags.

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What is your favorite TV show?

Bones and The Big Bang Theory 

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What are your hobbies?

Yoga and snowboarding

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What is your favorite part about working for bella bliss?

Just a great environment to work in.

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What is your favorite Lexington restaurant?

Still new here and have not really had time to explore but we like to hang out at Old Chicago.

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What was your favorite book from 2012?

The Books of Beginning by John Stevens

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Meet the Ladies of Bella Bliss: Rena Spears

Meet Rena!  Rena has been an amazing addition to the bella bliss® team!  She has been working here for about a year making sure that our computer systems and website are working properly!

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Favorite piece from the Spring 2013 Collection:

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My favorite piece from the Spring 2013 line is definitely the Molly Dress with Bow. I love both the patterns that it comes in and the bow at the shoulder seals the deal for me.

What was your favorite movie this year?

I haven’t seen a movie this year that I absolutely loved…but my favorite movie from last year was definitely The Avengers. I’ve always been a Marvel fan.

 3 things you couldn’t live with out:

My family, my church, and candy.

Favorite TV show?

Definitely Doctor Who…Netflix is taking over my life.

What are your hobbies?

I love reading, eating, and picking on my little brothers.

What is your favorite part about working for bella bliss?

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I love seeing all of the hard work that everyone puts into making bella bliss what it is today.  It is such an amazing and involved process that I am glad I can be a part of!

What is your favorite Lexington restaurant?

What is your favorite vacation spot?

A little country town in Ohio where I spent some happy times as a kid.

Meet the ladies of Bella Bliss: Katie Rugely

Meet Katie!  Katie has been working with us since August!  She is a Senior at the University of Kentucky and has been a wonderful addition to the bliss team.  Katie does a number of things in the office and we … Continue reading

MEET THE LADIES OF BELLA BLISS: SYDNEY FULKERSON

Meet Sydney Fulkerson! Sydney’s been with us since July of 2012 and helps with everything from shipping orders, going to market, and helping customers in the boutique! She also writes some of these blogs you read! (Can you guess which ones?) Sydney’s smile and sense of humor are always up-lifting around here, and she’s always willing to lend a helping hand!

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Let’s get to know Sydney a little more…

What is your favorite piece from the Spring 2013 Collection and why?

I love the  Charlie Dress in Kelley Dot. The lightweight fabric is perfect for summertime and is such a comfortable piece for girls. The detail of the buttons down the back seals the deal for making this one of my Spring 2013 faves!

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Name 3 things you couldn’t live without…

Water bottle, vaseline chapstick, and cell phone!

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What is your favorite personal possession you own?

My journal. I try to write in it almost every night!

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What is your favorite TV show?

Pretty Little Liars, guilty.

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What are your hobbies?

Yoga/working out, spending time with sorority sisters, online shopping!

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What is your favorite part about working for bella bliss?

I really enjoy working with the girls of bella bliss – they’re so fun! Also traveling to market with Emily!

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What is your favorite vacation spot?

Anywhere where it’s above 70 degrees, blue skies, and an ocean in my view.

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MEET THE LADIES OF BELLA BLISS: LAUREN JOHNSON

Meet Lauren Johnson!  Lauren has been with bliss for over a year now.

After a four year stint in Austin, Texas she came back to where her heart was…thank you Texas for giving her back to us!

We could not ask for a better coworker.  Lauren does everything from overseeing web orders, assisting retail customers, merchandising our retail boutique, and working with wholesale accounts!  She is always willing to lend a helping hand.  Lauren is definitely the bella bliss jokester.  From singing around the warehouse, making up nicknames for all the girls, (We have T-bone, S, Lil’ J, E-Dawg and S. Havens) and preaching her love for the Backstreet Boys… she always keeps a smile on our faces!

(Tell me whyyy…literally…)

What is your favorite TV show:

Arrested Development

What are your hobbies:

Painting and shopping

What is your favorite quote:

“Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.” – Dr. Seuss

What is your most prized possession:

My vintage Oscar de la Renta coat!  To die for!

What is your favorite part about working for bella bliss:

I love being a part of an independent/local company, and of course my coworkers!

MEET THE LADIES OF BELLA BLISS: SARA DEAN

Meet Sara Dean!  Sara joined the bliss team a little over a year ago after moving back to her hometown from Indianapolis, IN.  We are so glad she did!  Sara works with our wholesale accounts, is an excel wizard, very fond of running reports, AND oversees production with our manufacturers. WHAT A BUSY LADY!!! Sara is an avid Kentucky basketball fan and doesn’t miss a game when her CATS are playing!  She loves to hold “contests” around the office making every day tasks a little more enjoyable…and she is allergic to big red gum.  Let’s see what Sara has to say shall we?!?!

 

What is your favorite piece from the bella bliss spring 2012 collection and why? :

“So many things…but I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE anything in pink blossom!  I would wallpaper my house in it I love it so much!!!”

What is your favorite hobby? :

“Running and watching my CATS play!”

What is your favorite TV show? :

“Real Housewives of Beverly Hills…I love Kyle!”

What is your favorite Lexington restaurant?

“Definitely Suggins”

What is your favorite vacation spot?

“Bay View, Michigan”

MEET THE LADIES OF BELLA BLISS: CAITLIN WEBSTER

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Meet Caitlin Webster- mom to the cutest pup around!

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Oh- and a very important part of the bella bliss staff! 🙂  Caitlin has been with our team for three years.  She oversees every web order that is placed on bellabliss.com!  (WOW)  Caitlin has also traveled to Memphis and Atlanta to assist with trade shows and markets.  The girl is always up for a challenge!  Here are a few fun facts about Miss Caitlin.

What was your favorite book from 2011:

The Hunger Games!  Shout out to my fabulous co-worker Tassie for forcing me to read it!

  

What is your favorite piece from the Spring 2012 collection?:

Hands down the Jackie Dress because it is classic and adorable.

Caitlin, what’s in your bag?:

Lip gloss, passport, car keys and an apple!

What is your favorite quote?:

“If you live to be a hundred, I want to live a hundred minus one day, so I would never have to live a day without you” –Winnie the Pooh

Why do you love being a part of the bella bliss team?:

All of the wonderful people I have met.  They have become some of my best friends.