This pie is going places.
It’s a peanut butter chocolate chip oatmeal cookie pie, and it’s currently on it’s way to Brooklyn, New York to the awesome folks at the Etsy headquarters. It is absolutely true that we wouldn’t be doing what we do, or have been able to grow our business to where it is today without Etsy. When we opened up our little shop on the Etsy website several years ago I never dreamed that it would lead us to where we are today. Beth would tell you otherwise – she had this vision all along! I guess she was right. Being able to sell our creations to people all over the world has opened up so many doors for us, allowed us to quit our “real” jobs, and has made the dream of making a living on our art a reality. It’s pretty awesome that Etsy has given that opportunity to anyone and everyone who wants to take it.
Parts of our business have definitely expanded beyond the Etsy world, which we always wanted to happen. We have a booming wholesale business now, and we are doing custom design work for other companies, but Etsy will always be a part of what we do. In the past couple of years we have been honored to be the Etsy Featured Seller, and this past January they featured our story in the Quit Your Day Job section of the website. They have reached out to us for suggestions on improving the ins and outs of the site, which we thought was great. Not too long ago, Beth had a nice little phone conversation with the CEO of the company about our experience as an Etsy seller. And, just this past week, they featured our Best Mom card on the front page as the link to a whole selection of Mother’s day gift ideas. All of these little things have added to the wind in our sails, and we couldn’t be more grateful.
So, to all you guys and gals at Etsy, thanks for all that you do, keep up the great work, and enjoy the pie!