Sunday, May 4, 2008

Your Rebate Check

I got the following in an email from a friend of mine:

How to use Your IRS Rebate check;
As you may have heard, the Bush Administration said
each of us would get a rebate check to stimulate the

If we spend that money at Wal-Mart, all the money will
go to China . If we spend it on gasoline it will go to
the Arabs . If we purchase a computer it will go to
India . If we purchase fruit and vegetables it will
go to Mexico , Honduras , and Guatemala . If we
purchase a good car it will go to Japan . If we
purchase useless crap it will go to Taiwan and none of
it will help the American economy.
We need to keep that money here in America . The only
way to keep that money here at home is to spend it at
yard sales, since those are the only businesses still
in the USA

I'm not sure if all of it is true. And, I have nothing against other countries. But, SOMETHING needs to happen to stimulate the US economy. So, rather than buying at yard sales, get something truly unique and wonderfully handmade buy shopping on ETSY!

Here's some place that you can start:
I just got the most incredible little outfit for my son, Zander. He is turning 4 next week and is having a pirate birthday party, so this was perfect! I've long admired the work of Darcy of ChewChewsCloset, and I was thrilled with this purchase!

Check out Darcy's shop for more beautifully made children's clothing:

1 comment:

Beat Black said...

thats such a cute pirate!