I have begun to receive countless emails about all the sales events coming up. Click frenzies, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday to name a few. To be honest it's quite overwhelming for me, as a small business owner/operator because my margins are pretty tight anyway to stay competitive with the big guys and to compete with those businesses that are buying products dirt cheap from ethically questionable factories. If I start giving out huge discounts I'll be operating at a loss. If I don't compete I'll miss out on sales. It's a bit stressful to be honest.
The Muslin bags are definately a favourite of mine as they are incredibly soft, 100% organic cotton muslin and amazingly versatile. Not only can you take them to the supermarket to pack your produce but then you can use them to store your produce. Use the bag as is, or for produce that lasts even longer, dampen the bag with water and store in the fridge.
As a mother of two smaller children (5 and 8), I've learnt it's a good idea to give helpful suggestions before any gift giving occasions (Mother's Day, birthday, Christmas etc). I know I should be grateful for whatever I get, and yes I'm working on that. In the meantime here are five things on my wishlist at the moment (you might like them too).