Two years ago, while pregnant for Monkey, I started an Etsy store.
It has been sitting empty and unused this entire time.
Why? I'll admit it. Because I'm a chicken shit and have been scared to do anything with it.
First, there's the whole sales tax issue because the State of Maine requires you pay sales tax for purchases (meaning I have to charge sales tax on in state sales).
Then, there's the whole "what if my stuff sucks and nobody likes it" mental hurdle.
I have been toying with this for much longer than the two years I've had the store set up.
After a talk with my mom (she works for an accountant and is much smarter than I with taxes and bookkeeping and with life in general), I filled out the application to get a sales tax number.
It is now sitting here, addressed and stamped, ready to go. Staring at me. Making me want to vomit with nerves.
But, I have finally taken the first big step.
Now, someone come kick me into taking the next one.
What's the worst that can happen? Right?