She also has become an entrepreneur by starting several businesses - a bed and breakfast with her husband, Dean McDermott, two jewelry businesses (Maven and the Tori Spelling Collection) and a children's clothing line (Little Maven).
The company features a great range of Hawaiian shirts in various fabrics, like silk and cotton, as well as a host of prints from reputable designers like Tori Richard, Tommy Bahama and Cotton Traders.
The later years of the 1990's and the early years of the new millennium proved tough for Tori Amos, but in the end she came out stronger than before with new material, ready for new endeavors.
Her Oxygen reality series (Tori and Dean: Inn Love and Tori and Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood) chronicled her family life through the birth of both her children and her business ventures.
Tori created the Tori Spelling Collection in 2007 as an exclusive Home Shopping Network jewelry (HSN) venture in order to create quality trendy fashion jewelry at an affordable price.
Viewers of her Oxygen reality show Tori and Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood can also win Spelling jewelry by entering contests, which are offered periodically on the Oxygen website.
The cura tori or curatoli (factors) receive 40 a year, with a slight interest in the profits; the stockmen hardly earn in money and kind 13; the muleteers and underworkmen get between 5 to 8, plus firewood, bread and oil; irregular workmen have even lower wages, with a daily distribution of bread, salt and oil.
The rodents are represented by an abundance of rats, with comparatively few mice, and by the ordinary squirrel, to which the people give the name of tree-rat (ki-nezumi), as well as the flying squirrel, known as the momo-dori (peach-bird) in the north, where it hides from the light in hollow tree-trunks, and in the south as the ban-tori (or bird of evening).
Domestic animals have for representatives the horse (uma), a small beast with little beauty of form though possessing much hardihood and endurance; the ox (ushs)~mainly a beast of burden or draught; the pig (buta), very occasionally; the dog (mu), an unsightly and useless brute; the cat (neko), with a stump in lieu of a tail; barndoor fowl (niwa-tori), ducks (ahiro) and pigeons (hato).
The bronze image of the same divinity at Horyu-ji, said to have been cast at the beginning of the 7th century by Tori Busshi, the grandson of a Chinese immigrant, is of good technical quality, but much inferior in design to the former.