Boomers and Beyond Etsy Street Team (BBEST)

Silent auction fundraiser being held for Laura Triem

One of the things Etsy sellers do for each other is celebrate each other’s business and personal successes, but also commiserate with and support each other during times of difficulty. On one of the teams to which I belong, Boomers and Beyond Etsy Street Team (BBEST), fellow team member Judi Brandow shared with us the …

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Once upon a bag

Handbags were originally nothing more than sacks made of leaves and animal hide. Egyptian hieroglyphics depict men, not women, wearing them about their waist to hold flint and money. Peasants wore fairly large bags that carried seed, while gentlemen’s bags carried pomanders to mask bad environmental (or human) smells. These sacks were actually pockets attached …

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