We had the good fortune of connecting with Melissa Sneed and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Melissa, we’d love to hear about how you approach risk and risk-taking
Risk Taking, Interesting Question. When COVID First hit, my employer cut my hours to 25 hours a week and said figure the rest out yourself with no regards to bills within my household. At that time i filled for unemployment to make up the difference in my pay and at that time i was gonna given an extra 300 per week in unemployment benefits , i took that extra money once my bills were paid, i started JustBlazefashion. All Bets Were On Me!

Can you open up a bit about your work and career? We’re big fans and we’d love for our community to learn more about your work.
Where do i begin. JustBlazefashion has been setting trends for providing High Fashion Apparel and Fedoras for several years. Before JustBlazefashion i started my own candle company which i started producing my own candles over 15 years ago., it’s now called Justblaze Candles and Accessories. I’m also Tabc Certified and Purchased My First Margarita Machine. I Offer Custom Cocktails And Mobile Bartending. I teach candor making classes. I host a monthly Newtworking Mixer to help small business owners gain exposure to their products and services.

Let’s say your best friend was visiting the area and you wanted to show them the best time ever. Where would you take them? Give us a little itinerary – say it was a week long trip, where would you eat, drink, visit, hang out, etc.
I Love The Canvas Hotel In Dallas, Turkey Leg Hut In Houston, Rouxpour, and anyone’s MALL ( i love to shop)

Shoutout is all about shouting out others who you feel deserve additional recognition and exposure. Who would you like to shoutout?
I would like to send a shout out to all of my customers. Ironically they are all strangers from ALL OVER THR WORLD . That’s what makes this so exciting. Shout to to my Organization/ Sisterhood Klass Act Sc our of Houston Texas for being my supporters , whether it be helping me at an event , or sharing my information with there friends and family on social media. My Mentor is Felicia Sexton. My biggest supporter for over 10 years and My Brother Rodney Cole who has been My Rider And Supporter no matter what i do.

Website: www.justblazefashion.com

Instagram: JustBlazefashionllc

Twitter: Thejustblazeshow

Facebook: Justblaze Fashion LLC

Other: Etsy at JustBlazefashion

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