Buying local is a win-win scenario as local spending creates more jobs and reinvests in your own community. When local businesses prosper, owners stay in the community and become vested in its future. Locally-owned businesses employ more people per sales unit and tend to keep more employees during downturns in the economy. Each individual and business are crucial mechanics of the economy and how it functions, simply put if one part collapses there is a domino effect and the economy is destabilized.
For those who know me know that I love to up-cycle furniture! Breathing new life into tired, old pieces is definitely one of my talents. Most older furniture is made of natural materials and the craftsmanship is superb. A lot of these items were built expressly to last a long time – and that they […]