Pandemic Passions & Side Hustles

Many today are brain-storming ideas on how to continue to earn a living in spite of a persistent Pandemic.

The people on this list have all been vetted by me or someone that I know well.

Serving San Diego County Only - Think of them if and when you need a service! 

Baking Me Crazy

ABCDay Care

Melanie Hanaii

Ph. 760-586-4245

Escondido, CA


I have become quite creative this last year. I have started 2 new businesses. 


  • "Baking Me Crazy" – My specialty is cinnamon and caramel/pecan rolls and sourdough breads.  However, I cover a whole list of goodies from cakes to baklava, basically any goodie you can come up with.  We have catered to baby showers, bridal showers, tea parties, etc.


  • "ABCDay Care" – I am certified and licensed. Due to the pandemic, procedures are in place to keep a safe environment.  


Contact me directly if you are in need of these services.



Janice Decker


San Marcos, CA

Living house plants, Succulents, air plants and cacti. Best and most practical price possible.

Melinda Day



Promoting skin care wellness with clean, safer and effective skin care and makeup products. Over 1,800 questionable ingredients are never used in our formulations.

Offering 10% off your first order. Contact me directly by clicking on the above link.

Isabelle Gelfarb - aka "Izzy"

Hand-made custom Bracelets - Made to order

I started my Instagram business in the summer of this pandemic year. You can see photos of my work at @izzybizzyb05. I look forward to making Y'all a bracelet!


Heather Cousins

Poway, Ca





My name is Heather and I design and make jewelry online on my website I just started Artisias after the pandemic, although I have been making and selling jewelry off and on for years.

What is an Artisia? The urban dictionary defines her as a kind, generous, joyful, easily distracted woman.

If you can identify with any of that, then you are going to love shopping at my site and reading my blog , Hidden Gems. Don’t forget to join my email list and save 20% off of your purchase, plus get insider access to all the tips and sales before anyone else does! Hope to see you there! 

More coming soon...