Client Story: Corrina Pena
Client Story: Amy Collins
As the owner of Frosted Bakery, and a mother of two, Corrina Pena has found a way to work and earn, while still staying home with her girls.
Corrina Pena was constantly making cakes and cupcakes for family and friends. As response to her goodies over the years kept being overwhelmingly positive, she decided to turn her baking hobby into a real business called Frosted.
After Time Away, Hometown Kids Return to Find their Niche
Amy Collins was newly moved to Mendocino when she posted on the local listserv that she had free empty moving boxes available. As fate would have it, the owner of the Village Sock Shop answered her ad and the two quickly connected. It turned out the business was for sale, and Amy was a huge fan of the little sock boutique in town.
Real Estate Magazine takes a look at a number of entrepreneurs who grew up locally then sought life’s adventure elsewhere, only to return and set up shop in the very town they thought they’d left for good. From catering to fitness training, retail operations selling beauty products, books, and bacon, these young go-getters have come home to build businesses that sustain them and enrich the community they love.