Team Etsy Mississippi Just moved to Mississippi

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Original Post

Hi Everyone!
I'm so excited to find this team!!
I just moved to Mississippi 5 months ago with my fiance Michael. Our wedding is in 4 weeks in Orlando Florida, where I was born, raised and have lived my entire life. Getting settled here has been a huge adjustment for me since all of both our families live in Florida.
I fell into opening a shop Etsy when I discovered how much I love weddings while planning my own.
I love making handmade floral and many other creative things.
I just wanted to say hello and meet some fellow Mississippians!

Posted at 12:15 pm Feb 9, 2012 EST


Welcome to Mississippi. If you don't like the weather, wait a will change that quickly on you. I have visited Orlando before....very nice place. You aren't that far from me....awesome! I work at the Michael's on Ridgewood Court on the weekends...teach classes there. I think you will love it here. There isn't any thing super exciting to go and do here, but there is still tons of fun to be had. Make sure you check out the MS Children's Museum. Not just for kids. :)

Posted at 2:13 pm Feb 9, 2012 EST

Thank you for the welcome!
I actually really love Mississippi. It's nice to be somewhere other then tourist central. :)
I live in Michael's! I've probably seen you since I'm in there at least 2x a week.
I will definitely check out the museum sounds fun!.. :)

Posted at 4:18 pm Feb 9, 2012 EST

Welcome to Mississippi! I think you will find it a very friendly place.
Good luck on your Etsy store!


Posted at 5:00 pm Feb 9, 2012 EST

Welcome to Mississippi. I moved here 8 years ago with my husband and our kids from Boston about a culture shock! Adjusting has been easy, cost of living is much cheaper and I can't think of a better place to raise my family! I love it here. We get alot of tourists here. I live in Tupelo, better known as Elvis' birthplace. I live not even 5 minutes from downtown Tupelo, but its so nice. I love it!

Posted at 7:03 pm Feb 11, 2012 EST

Thanks for the response Meredith! I am shocked by the cheaper cost of living here! But it has been a nice adjustment I'm looking forward to the future! :)

Posted at 8:58 pm Feb 11, 2012 EST

Welcome to Mississippi! The Ridgeland/Madison area is a great place to live...lots of fun things to do. You have to try Ely’s Restaurant - expensive, but delicious!

Good luck on your Etsy store!

Posted at 12:50 am Feb 13, 2012 EST

Glo from gloplace says

Hi Abigail.... welcome to MS and welcome to the team! :-)

Posted at 8:41 am Feb 14, 2012 EST

Thank you for the welcomes!

Posted at 11:28 am Feb 14, 2012 EST

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