What a bountiful time for the Made in USA project these last few days have been! Despite computer battery woes, I am happy to report many new findings. Yesterday, my friend, Ashley, and I went to Ross. The objective was to get an identical pair of dress pants to the pair I got last week. Unfortunately the store didn't have them, but they did have plenty of other tempting goodies!
With Ashley's help, we found so many Made in USA clothes that the "Loss Preventions" fellow wouldn't let us take all of them into the fitting room. In the end I got two tank tops and a sweater, and Ashley also got an American-made sweater. The most impressive part was that one of the approximately 12 ft. long racks, had about 70% Made in USA clothes! It was crazy!
As a girl on a budget, I was way excited by the Ross finds. But I can't help wondering if, these American made companies are making any money if their items are being sold for less than half price at Ross. I hope they're making money....but it's a nagging question in the back of my conscience. "Shhhhhh!" I want to tell the voice, but it's hard. I want to support a good cause, and I'm not sure if my bargain hunting is doing that.
PS. Thank you Editor-in-Chief Brian for your excellent report yesterday and rescuing an me/the blog in a time of need!
Hello! I'm a 30 year old gal with a liking for doing year long projects. I've done a year without any form of chocolate, a year without coffee shops, and 5 years without gum (and I LOVE chocolate, coffee shops, and gum)! A year wearing only American Made should be the hardest yet, though*.