why you should buy local


when one owns their own businesses, they shop for the things…they think we might like. i cannot imagine how stressful that must be…at first. i always try to buy local. one of my favorite places to shop is one of the three Leaf & Petal nurseries/gift shops in Birmingham, Alabama.

i can now say, “i own a herd of sheep.” ย i was told by one of the owners, they only bought two ‘herds’ of sheep…i told him, “well, now you only have one.”


buy local, support your neighbors, your community will be better for it.

9 Comments Add yours

  1. robertcday says:

    Ah – now I understand! When I first read this post, the picture had not loaded and so I thought you were buying a ‘real’ herd of sheep. ๐Ÿ™‚
    Yes – I love those sheep too, Amy.
    Kindness – Robert.


    1. Hello Robert, Thank you for your comment. I’ve been off the blog forever. hoping to see more of you! ~amy

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      1. robertcday says:

        Good to know you’re okay, Amy. That’s the important thing. ๐Ÿ™‚
        You having a good weekend?

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      2. Hello Robert. I’m sorry it’s taken this long to get back to you! I am still unpacking my house & trying to set up my studio to begin painting. i hope to paint all weekend! I hope you are doing well. ~amy

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  2. I prefer to buy local, when possible too Amy and your new sheeps was a good buy ๐Ÿ™‚


    1. Thank you, Irene! Good to see you again! ~amy


  3. Linda Corliss says:

    I love this piece! Linda

    Sent from my iPhone


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  4. scifihammy says:

    They are lovely – a good buy. ๐Ÿ™‚


    1. Thank you! I LOVE them!

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