This is the time of year when artists and crafts persons depend on big sales. For me, making jewelry is a hobby. For others, it's their livelihood. I was scrolling through Facebook and saw a post that made my heart sink and gave me a sick feeling. Fellow jeweler …Continue
If you hate crowds, don't want to deal with parking,hate shopping in cold weather but want to keep it local, then I have an easy solution for you! Shop local Etsy vendors online. If you never ventured into the world of Etsy, OH MY GAWD! It's a wealth of handmade products as well as all the crafting supplies and…Continue
Black Friday has come and gone. I didn't participate. Small Business Saturday was, hopefully, successful for local businesses. The convenience of Cyber Monday is staring at us in the face today and my fingers are just itching to buy, buy, buy online.
Honestly, though, the older I get, the more I prefer…Continue