7 episodes

Kelly Millspaugh Thompson owner of lifestyle brand STYLISH PATINA is a serial Entrepreneur with an MBA. She lives outside of Washington D.C. in her hometown of Falls Church, Virginia with her husband & 4 kids. She likes to Keep It Real when talking about business, life and how they intersect.

Kelly interviews a variety of small biz owners, many females + mom's like herself hearing about their Entrepreneurial journey. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly. Kelly share her expertise, insites, and learnings about how to launch, scale, pivot and sustain a business(s) while having a family.

Keepin' It Real with Stylish Patina Kelly Millspaugh Thompson

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    • 4.9 • 14 Ratings

Kelly Millspaugh Thompson owner of lifestyle brand STYLISH PATINA is a serial Entrepreneur with an MBA. She lives outside of Washington D.C. in her hometown of Falls Church, Virginia with her husband & 4 kids. She likes to Keep It Real when talking about business, life and how they intersect.

Kelly interviews a variety of small biz owners, many females + mom's like herself hearing about their Entrepreneurial journey. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly. Kelly share her expertise, insites, and learnings about how to launch, scale, pivot and sustain a business(s) while having a family.

    Ep 6: Evolving + Pivoting My Business

    Ep 6: Evolving + Pivoting My Business

    This is a solo episode with Kelly.  She chats about how + why she decided to start a podcast as well as the evolution and different pivots of her business over the past 10 years! She also chats about new adventures on the horizon!  Learn more about Kelly and her business on her website www.stylishpatina.com

    STYLISH PATINA HOME

    - Home + Gift Shop in Northern Virginia

    - Real Estate Services

    - Design Consultations

    - Custom Furniture Painting Services

    - DIY Furniture Painting Workshops

    - Online shop 

    LET'S HANG OUT .....

    Instagram @stylishpatina 

    Pinterest @stylishpatina

    SP Shop Facebook /stylishpatinashop

    SP Real Estate Facebook /stylishpatinarealestate


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    • 24 min
    Ep 5: Erin Messner, Kids Consignment Store Mom Boss

    Ep 5: Erin Messner, Kids Consignment Store Mom Boss

    Time to highlight another mom boss in the NOVA area! Erin Messner is the own and brains behind Lemon Lane a high end children's consignment boutique in Falls Church City!  She is a mom of 2 who decided to pursue a path where she saw a business opportunity!  She talks about starting her business as well as pivoting through a pandemic! 

    Follow her on Instagram HERE!  Learn more about her business on her website. 

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    Learn more about Kelly and her business on her website www.stylishpatina.com

    STYLISH PATINA HOME

    - Home + Gift Shop in Northern Virginia

    - Real Estate Services

    - Design Consultations

    - Custom Furniture Painting Services

    - DIY Furniture Painting Workshops

    - Online shop 

    LET'S HANG OUT .....

    Instagram @stylishpatina 

    Pinterest @stylishpatina

    SP Shop Facebook /stylishpatinashop

    SP Real Estate Facebook /stylishpatinarealestate


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    • 26 min
    Ep 4: Jaclyn Robertson FIT4MOM; Helping Mom's Find Their Fit

    Ep 4: Jaclyn Robertson FIT4MOM; Helping Mom's Find Their Fit

    Jaclyn Robertson, owner of FIT4MOM Falls Church Vienna Fairfax is a full time mama to three kids, 11, 8, and 6.  Her business offers fitness classes for mamas in all stages of motherhood! Are you a Mom struggling to find time to workout? Our guest Jaclyn chats with us today about how and why she started her business over 6 years ago.  She also discusses how she approaches balancing motherhood, business and self care.   

    Get social with Jaclyn 

    IG: https://www.instagram.com/fit4momfallschurchvienna/

    FB: https://www.facebook.com/Fit4MomFallsChurchVienna

    IG personal: https://www.instagram.com/mamawantssomerose/

    SPECIAL OFFER Podcast listeners can get one week free of classes! Just send me an email at jaclynrobertson@fit4mom.com.

    EPISODE BREAK DOWN

    2:00 Jaclyn talks about her personal life

    4:00 Why Jaclyn loves Fit4Mom and Why It Works For Her?

    5:00 The Difficulties of Making Friends As A Mom.

    7:00 Motherhood is Extremely Fluid

    10:00 The best way to get connected with Fit4Mom

    11:00 Keepin It Real Balancing Business and Family

    14:00 Treating Childcare As An Investment 

    17:00 Practicing Self Care In Business

    18:00 Putting Yourself First As A Mother

    22:00 Pivoting During COVID 19

    26:00 Is Zoom Here To Stay For Fit For Mom?

    30:00 What Is In The Near Future For Fit For Mom?

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    Learn more about Kelly and her business on her website www.stylishpatina.com

    STYLISH PATINA HOME

    - Home + Gift Shop in Northern Virginia

    - Real Estate Services

    - Design Consultations

    - Custom Furniture Painting Services

    - DIY Furniture Painting Workshops

    - Online shop 

    LET'S HANG OUT .....

    Instagram @stylishpatina 

    Pinterest @stylishpatina

    SP Shop Facebook /stylishpatinashop

    SP Real Estate Facebook /stylishpatinarealestate


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    • 36 min
    Ep 3: Yes I'm a Daddy's Girl!

    Ep 3: Yes I'm a Daddy's Girl!

    Kelly is chatting about her relationship with her dad today and how it impacted her path along the way!  

    Learn more about Kelly and her business on her website www.stylishpatina.com

    STYLISH PATINA HOME

    - Home + Gift Shop in Northern Virginia

    - Real Estate Services

    - Design Consultations

    - Custom Furniture Painting Services

    - DIY Furniture Painting Workshops

    - Online shop 

    LET'S HANG OUT .....

    Instagram @stylishpatina 

    Pinterest @stylishpatina

    SP Shop Facebook /stylishpatinashop

    SP Real Estate Facebook /stylishpatinarealestate


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    • 17 min
    Ep 2: Kelly's Partner in Crime- Yvette Freeman, Owner of Foundry + D3

    Ep 2: Kelly's Partner in Crime- Yvette Freeman, Owner of Foundry + D3

    Yvette and Kelly are soul sisters and have been starting, building and scaling businesses together for over a decade now. Yvette will be a regular on Keepin' It Real since she is Kelly's partner in crime and #1 sanity checker. Between the two of them they have enough business ideas, strategies and plans for everyone!  ** Pardon the poor audio ....we are doing what we can in a Pandemic. ** We promise the content is worth sitting through.

    More about today's guest my bestie Yvette Freeman -- For more than twenty years, Yvette Freeman has been designing and building award-winning, luxurious, and unique spaces in the District of Columbia and across the Southeast. This passion has taken her around the country and throughout Europe rummaging through barns, warehouses, flea markets, and estate sales. Along the way, she’s reclaimed materials, furniture and home décor — some centuries old — to incorporate into her distinctive, contemporary designs. Yvette’s two-decade obsession has become more than a personal hobby. It’s a story of professional excellence and commitment to the preservation and repurposing of some of the most magnificent mixed-use and single-family homes ever built. If you ask Yvette she will tell you that every piece has a story and you should collect what you love, if you do that, you’ll never go wrong.

    1:30 How Yvette and Kelly met.

    3:30 Yvette leaving for school and how it impacted her love for design.

    6:00 Why as a woman it’s important to get a ”Seat At the Table”.

    12:00 Where is your personal space for your home?

    14:00 Yvette and Kelly discuss the gift of sisterhood in business.

    17:00 What does Yvette love about designing?

    19:20 Yvette opening a new store in the middle of a pandemic?

    24:00 Keepin’ It Real with retail!

    27:00 Staying true to your brand and finding your confidence in your business.

    27:45 Why did you name your business Foundry?

    Find her on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/foundryinterior  or https://www.instagram.com/districtdesigndevelopment



    Learn more about Kelly and her business on her website www.stylishpatina.com

    STYLISH PATINA HOME

    - Home + Gift Shop in Northern Virginia

    - Real Estate Services

    - Design Consultations

    - Custom Furniture Painting Services

    - DIY Furniture Painting Workshops

    - Online shop 

    LET'S HANG OUT .....

    Instagram @stylishpatina 

    Pinterest @stylishpatina

    SP Shop Facebook /stylishpatinashop

    SP Real Estate Facebook /stylishpatinarealestate


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    • 32 min
    Ep 1: Meet Kelly, Host of Keepin' It Real with Stylish Patina

    Ep 1: Meet Kelly, Host of Keepin' It Real with Stylish Patina

    Hello there! Before we get into our eclectic interviews of an eclectic group of entrepreneurs Kelly Millspaugh Thompson owner of Stylish Patina Home and our host of Keepin' It Real with Stylish Patina Podcast is going to chat about her background. In this episode Kelly details what drives her to balance being a wife, mom of 4 and serial entrepreneur operating multiples businesses.  Kelly talks about the imperfect lifestyle of being a mompreneur and validates that if she can do it so can you.  If you're interested in turning your passion into a business and leaving your 9-5, this is the podcast for you.  

    1:00 How Kelly became a "Serial Entrepreneur"

    5:00 How and why Kelly left Corporate America

    7:00 What is Keepin' it Real with Stylish Patina Podcast and a few Business tips

    8:00 What are you Spending Your Time on as a Business Owner

    10:30 Venturing Into Real Estate

    13:10 How does Kelly continue to Scale Her Business and Grow Her Family

    15:00 Local Business Owners Please Connect For a Chance to be Featured

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    Learn more about Kelly and her business on her website www.stylishpatina.com

    STYLISH PATINA HOME

    - Home + Gift Shop in Northern Virginia

    - Real Estate Services

    - Design Consultations

    - Custom Furniture Painting Services

    - DIY Furniture Painting Workshops

    - Online shop 

    LET'S HANG OUT .....

    Instagram @stylishpatina 

    Pinterest @stylishpatina

    SP Shop Facebook /stylishpatinashop

    SP Real Estate Facebook /stylishpatinarealestate


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    • 19 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
14 Ratings

14 Ratings

ejmessner ,

So fun

A fun and causal way to chat with and learn more about small business owners, in and around the northern Virginia area and beyond! Kelly is a great interviewer!

LanaBrie ,

Interview

Interview Tracy McLaughlin!

cleancrunchymama ,

Easy & Fun!

Loved listening to the first two episodes! I love the themes of motherhood and running a business (or two!), how it’s not all insta worthy and that’s ok! Can’t wait for more interviews. 🙂

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