I Buy American

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 53 People

    Every Chance I Get

    I have to admit that not everything in my house is American. Sometimes the American model is just so much more expensive and I am not made of money.Most of the things in my house and my car all American built. If the American model is the same price or I can afford to pay more at...
    lyricaldemise lyricaldemise
    36-40, T
    Dec 16, 2012

    It's A Lot Harder Than You Think...

    And that's just sad. The next time you go to the hardware store notice just how many of the tools and building supplies are made in China. If they don't mind putting lead in childrens toys then what corners do you think they are cutting with the dry wall that is being used to...
    MommyGoneMad MommyGoneMad
    26-30, F
    1 Response Sep 29, 2011

    Christmas Challenge

    This Holiday Season, pay attention to where the gifts you buy came from. Challenge yourself to only give Made in America presents. Not only will you be giving your family and friends quality made products, but you are also helping to support another American family. Keep OUR...
    MommyGoneMad MommyGoneMad
    26-30, F
    Oct 9, 2011

    An American Automobile

    I recently purchased my first American car since 1995. I've pretty much always driven an import, Toyota or a Honda, but two weeks ago, I purchased a new Ford Focus SEL... a snappy little car fully loaded. I'm actually quite surprised on well made my Ford is compared to the older...
    TimmAllen TimmAllen
    51-55, M
    Dec 2, 2012

    American Apparel

    In the past year or so, I was talking about buying American apparel or what I thought was American apparel. I stated that most of my apparel actually came from a another country with the exception of my underwear. Then a friend of mine actually pointed out that even my underwear...
    TimmAllen TimmAllen
    51-55, M
    Dec 2, 2012
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