Ours is a story that began on a day much like any other. My husband, Chris, had been working from home stuffing envelopes for a business mailing. When he returned from the Post Office, he had a twinkle in his eye and was grinning from ear to ear. When I asked what had happened, he simply replied, “I think I just came up with a great idea! Why hasn’t anyone ever invented a flavored envelope?”
Almost immediately, I dismissed the idea, citing the obvious obstacles, such as children, finances, and the three retail stores we already own and operate. Undeterred, Chris ran the idea by a few friends and the concept of flavored envelopes quickly came to life. Before too long, he began mixing flavored oils in the kitchen. Our three children, Miles, Lilly and Annabelle, became participants in a taste-testing game. If they correctly guessed the flavor, Chris knew he had mixed the perfect combination of ingredients.
As conventional wisdom states, behind every good man is a very creative woman. That’s where I come in! I was quick to offer my input and began working directly with our designer sharing my vision for a boutique stationery line and the addition of holiday flavors. Chris’ keen business sense and undying positive attitude, coupled with my eye for detail and understanding of the marketplace, is truly a match made in heaven.
Even in the age of the computer, we are all faced with the dreaded lick of an envelope on a day-to-day basis. With enthusiasm and confidence in the spirit of the American entrepreneur, we hope to take a basic office product that has been around for 150 years, and reinvent the envelope with a flavorful experience that is sure to delight the taste buds and put a smile on your face.
Welcome to Flavorlopes. Take a lick at us and let us know what you think!