Monday, July 11, 2011

Converting from mass produced

For many years, when I go buy any amount of stuff from a big box store, I have expected to have to return at least one thing. And I have not been disappointed. 

A person gets sick of having to make 2 trips every time they have to go to the sore, and it's not Eco-friendly either (says the woman who bought a set of solar panels just for gaming :). 

When I discovered Etsy and the other handmade sites, it was a revelation. Not only could I sell my artistry there, but I could get nice things that are unique or rare! since then, I have gotten countless handmade goodies, and you know what? I have not had to return a single one of them! And I'm addicted to handmade soap.

I still have to go to stores for some things, but not for any gift type stuff, not for soap, fudge, even honey. I can get those all from micro businesses on the internet! 

 I am now a supporter of the handmade movement. And I'm happier for it!

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