BLINGZ Staff

We are the Blingz Girlz Staff.  Thank you for stopping by to visit our little boutique.  We are always striving to keep it interesting both online and in the store.  Be sure to contact us if you have any questions at all.  We would love to visit with you.

Just a little about each of us. 

Jan is the lawyer who secretly (or not so secretly) really just wants to run the boutique.  But duty calls, so she has to spend most of her time at the law office next door with a few "breaks" between clients to hop on over to the store which is right next door.  As mentioned in our blog from February 4, 2018, we are Merle Norman first and foremost.  There would be no BJT, shopatbjt.com, or Blingz, Jeanz and Thingz, if Jan's Nanny hadn't opened the Merle Norman Studio in 1971.  That's where Jan's love for retail sales began.  It has literally always been a place to come home to (because back in the day the Merle Studio was in Nan's house.)

But the place couldn't run without Paula.  She is the super duper creative one that designs all of the tees - yep that's right we even have a little custom screen printing business too - and keeps the store fun, funky, interesting and exciting.  She and Jan have been BFFs since they graduated from Glenwood High School in 1986.  Not many people can say that they have remained friends for so many years.  They compliment each other so well and if not at the store they can usually be found at the Helping Hand Store in town, at an auction, or at yard sale looking for another item to add to the display pieces needed for the next vignette they have in mind.  You truly never know what to expect in the store because the two of them are always changing things up.

Erin is Jan's secretary at the law office.  She really says that she prefers being at the law office instead of the store.  How can that be?  Really???? We are glad someone likes to stay over there because it sure isn't as fun as the store.  But, Erin is interested in BJT. She is pretty good at suggesting what the next trend may be.  She and Jan can be dangerous when they get together to order for the store.  So much so, that sometimes they get in a little trouble from Paula - who is much more conservative in her ordering that Jan or Erin.

 

So, as you can tell, we are an eclectic crew of Girlz and wanted you to know a few things about who we are.  We truly love what we do.  Life would not be the same without the opportunity to serve our customers and the truly good times that we have at Blingz.

 Much love to you all and shop on!   Love BJT