The sweet tale of “QueenBerries”

Keedie’s Corner recently caught up with Nikki Jones to discuss her “QueenBerries”, which are a royal treat among the Central Floridians. She has a delightful twist on strawberry decor and she gave us the opportunity to share her story. Read along as we tell her tale.

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Where are you from Ms.Nikki?

  • I’m from a small city called Crescent City.

How long have you lived in the Central Florida area?

  • I’ve lived in the Central Florida area for about 10 years now.

How long have you been making your famous “QueenBerries”?

  • I’ve been making “QueenBerries” for about 4 months now.

And you also make Cocktails?

  • Yes, sweet cocktail jars!

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What motivates you to go hard in life?

  • All of my strength comes from the Lord, FIRST & my 5 yr. old daughter Derielle, everything I do is for her!

Do you have anything else in store?

  • I’m always brainstorming ALWAYS! (LoL)

What would you describe as good customer service in your line of work?

  • I’ll just say PATIENCE is a virtue.

How do you balance it all out? School, berries, cocktails and family?

  • GOD! I’m not just saying it in vain sometimes I find myself praying ALL day, I have to give credit to God. It’s easy to step off track or get unbalanced so to speak, when I feel like giving up he reminds me he hasn’t bought me this far to leave me! I have to keep my eyes on the prize!

Do you find yourself eating your creations?

  • Not really, I’ll taste a strawberry to make sure my batch is pretty sweet, but my daughter on the other hand doesn’t get sweets often so she looks forward to mommy messing up a “QueenBerry” so she can eat it!

What do you do in your personal time?

  • I like to shop, spend time with my family & friends, SLEEP!  All my friends & family knows I LOVE to sleep, I’ll take a nap in a quick minute! (LoL)

What are some goals you would like to accomplish?

  • To become a home owner, go back to school, & be happy every single day!

What level of success would you to have to reach to feel accomplished?

  • It’s hard to answer that. I’m a dreamer, a doer, a thinker, I see possibility everywhere, the sky’s the limit for me! Even when I feel accomplished I’ll set another goal to reach! I’m constantly challenging myself & having fun in the process!

What’s the most creative design you have made on your berries?

  • Um that’s kind of hard I’ll say so far the leopard print…or maybe the tuxedos.

What are some of the weirdest request you have received from your customers?

  • Oh my God if only I could share them all! The weirdest/funniest one someone wanted me to draw was a crab on the berries. (LMBO) I’m no artist & my space on the berry is only so big.  Everyone wants to be “different” until it gets ridiculously funny!

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• Do you have any shout outs?

  • Of course I would love to give my #1 supporters Latoya Scott (my sister), & Tangela Walker (God-sister)! My mom & dad for always being there no matter what venture I wanted to try, Derielle (my daughter) she’s always giving me ideas, & willing to help her mommy out! My dear friends who I send pictures, ideas, etc to Shala, Falon, Shayla, Nacole, Felicia, Kellee, Derrick, Brittany & my favorite cousin Tangela Williams I love each one of y’all in a very special way!

Any words of wisdom or encouragement? 

  • “Positivity is the KEY honey! Things are going to happen life happens, you can either feel sorry for yourself or treat what has happened as a gift. There’s a blessing in every lesson. Use it as an opportunity to grow or a stumbling block to keep you from growing! Walk in your purpose!”

Where can the viewers go to follow you and your movement?

  • Facebook: Nikki Jones

  • Instagram: QueenNikBerries

 

Source: http://www.facebook.com/nikkijones

Written by: Keidra Ponder

Published by: Keedie’s Corner LLC, 2014

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