Do you run a "Cottage Business" from your home in the Buffalo area? Advertise it here!

(a cottage business is a part-time endeavor by family members, not a full-time self-supporting business)

Piano Lessons in my Albertville home
$16 per ½ hour lesson
Chrisanne Holm 763-567-8448

Sewing Lessons
Private lessons: my home or yours, $15 per hour-long lesson
Group classes: you arrange location, minimum 3 students. Rates vary according to number of students.
Wendy Walker 763-684-1759

THREE GOATS IN A TUB. Louise VanBergen and two granddaughters make and sell clean, naturally good-for-you cosmetic products. “It is our mission to offer non-toxic, naturally healthy products at reasonable prices. You can read about us and some of our products are described on our blog site:

Custom Sewing & Mending
Custom clothing, home decor, craft items. $8/hr
Mending: seam repair, patches, minor alterations, hems, $ depends on job.
Wendy Walker 763-684-175

Not in the Buffalo area, but good to know about:

H.I.S. Training Station
Used homeschool bookstore. Located outside of Milaca, Angie Tvedt has been running this store from her home for many years. She has a HUGE selection of homeschool curricula and supplemental materials. She takes items on consignment, so this is a great way to get some return on your investment without sitting in a book sale or dealing with the hassles of internet sales. She can be contacted through her Facebook page or email her at