In 2009, when my husband and I moved over 3000 km (2000 miles) for his work, for the first time in my life I couldn't find a job. It took a year before I finally found one -- and temporary work was the best I could get.
Knowing that many more moves were in our future due to my husband's career, the thought of a life of endless dreaded job interviews finally motivated me to pursue a dream I had cherished for many years: to start a home-based, online venture that might someday be self-sustaining.
I was fortunate to have picked up some passable graphic design skills over the preceding ten years, so combining that with a love of arts and crafts, my Etsy shop was born. During the first two years it experienced some modest successes that encouraged me to keep at it in my spare time.
In 2013 we had to say a painful goodbye to a sweet…
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- Joined July 2, 2010