Tuesday, 18 November 2014

Little & Sorted

I absolutely love these kits! Everything sorted in a little tin. 
I am so excited to introduce you to Annalise from Little & Sorted

About Little & Sorted...
I had always liked the thought of owning my own business. I guess the mind just wanders, and one day I came up with the concept of little kits holding all sorts of small sized products that could keep your handbag tidy. I spent a few years just thinking about it, researching other companies that did anything similar, different kit options and I guess just generally procrastinating. Then when I was on maternity leave with my third child, I decided I should just do it! So I did. It took quite a bit of convincing for me to spend the first $ as that made it very real. But I did it and I have not looked back! It is pretty busy with 3 kids, working part time and running a business, but at the moment it works for me and gives me that balance I have been looking for since I had kids.

Park Ranger

Choosing a business name...
It took me a long time to come up with Little and Sorted, which is crazy as it seems so obvious now! My kits are small (little), so as not to take up too much space, and they keep you prepared for anything (sorted). So Little and Sorted was the perfect fit once I finally thought of it.


I have 3 children (8, 5 and 2yrs old) so the mornings are pretty hectic in our house. I try to get ready before the kids are up, so I can dedicate myself to helping them get ready, making lunches and walking them to school/daycare, preferably with a house that doesn’t look like a bomb has gone off – but it usually does!

Wedding Assistant

Owning a business...
I love the fact that I get to do everything for Little and Sorted from selling at markets, thinking up new kits, managing stock and updating the website – I do it all! It keeps me on my toes and I am constantly learning.

Miracle Minder

Staying motivated...
I love my kits and think there is one that is perfect for everyone, so keeping motivated is easy. And normally if motivation is starting to run low, someone will say something about how great the kits are, and Im on a high again.

Personal Trainer

Advice for others in starting a business...
Have a plan. Work out exactly what you want your business to be and how to get there, then follow that plan (with a bit of flexibility of course). And network! There are some amazing business people out there that are willing to share their knowledge, they can help you with all sorts including keeping you on track and motivated.

Personal Assistant

Time to relax...
I like to keep my evenings free of work so that I can sit down, put my feet up and watch a wee bit of TV with my hubby. A wee bit of chocolate might sneak in there as well!

From here...
We are getting stocked in more and more gift stores which is really exciting. And we have just started being able to fully brand the kits for corporates which there seems to be a lot of interest in. Next year will see more kits being launched, so keep an eye on our Facebook page / newsletter for updates.

Travel Companion

Connecting & buying...

Website ~ www.littleandsorted.co.nz

Facebook ~ https://www.facebook.com/LittleandSorted

Twitter ~ https://twitter.com/LittleandSorted

Pinterest ~ http://www.pinterest.com/littleandsorted/

Email ~ annalise@littleandsorted.co.nz

Newsletter Signup ~ http://www.littleandsorted.co.nz/mailing-list/

Thank you so much to Annalise! I have a kit of the winners choice to giveaway!!!
Please enter here. The giveaway closes on 24 November at 10pm and the winner will be announced here and on my FB page on the 25 November.

**Open to NZ residents only

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