Retro Chalet : Living A Vintage Life

Cindy Fahnestock-Schafer

Vintage, Antiques, Collecting, Hobbies. Etsy, Decorating, Decor. Home, Living, Design, Recycling, and Education on vintage collectibles! Day to day conversations, sometimes with guests about what's hot and trendy to collect in the vintage antiques world. Living a Vintage Life gives ideas on what to collect, where to find it, and how to live a greener life by recycling antiques.   Please also check out my White Witch Magazine Podcast on all major platforms!

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Gettysburg Pennsylvania Antiques Collectibles Civil War History
Mar 26 2022
Gettysburg Pennsylvania Antiques Collectibles Civil War History
I took a tour of Gettysburg and share a little history with you; explaining why Gettysburg collectibles are sought after. Anyone who has not visited there, should in my opinion, to get a better understanding of this amazing yet truly shocking part of our country's history (when you think from the point of how many casualties in such a small town) which is quite overwhelming to see.   I am also dropping a 2 part podcast on my paranormal channel, because at night we took the ghost tour and have more to share.  Here are some video links from my travel: A witness tree to the Battle of Gettysburg is here on my tiktok. https://www.tiktok.com/@retrochalet/video/7066029017148804399A tribute from Maryland on loss of her soldies is here: A tribute to New York is here: https://www.tiktok.com/@retrochalet/video/7079385970499456299A view of the Battlefield is here:Part One of the Ghosts we met in Gettysburg here: A video of the Orb from our ghost tour Gettysburg here: https://www.tiktok.com/@retrochalet/video/7079387341202214190 My Etsy shop supports my hosting fees:  https://RetroChalet.etsy.comContract Cedric for a tour in Gettysburg by using this Louisiana contact information as he has moved and is now a resident of Gettysburg at the time of this podcast.   New Orleans Paranormal – Sometimes the right answer is…NOPE! (nolaparanormal.com)   Connect with me TikTokFacebookTwitterInstagramCheck out Nature Chalet podcastCheck out Paranormal Chalet Podcast
Etsy Fee Increase Leads to Angry Etsy Sellers, Etsy Strike, Lightbringer Designs Wax Seals PART ONE
Mar 15 2022
Etsy Fee Increase Leads to Angry Etsy Sellers, Etsy Strike, Lightbringer Designs Wax Seals PART ONE
Part one of two, special Episode on Etsy's latest fee hike which takes place April 11, 2022 from a 5% sales fee to 6.5% sales fee, and how some sellers are organizing an #EtsyStrike, which is now all over Twitter, Discord, and has it's own website EtsyStrike.org.  Seller's anger is making news such as MSN Market News, The Street and The Verge, and more.  I discuss the fees associated with selling on Etsy with special guest Harry Burger from Lightbringer Designs who sells wax seals and stamps. Harry is not a paid sponsor, he is a special guest who ran for Congress in New York in 2020.   SUPPORT HIS SHOP :  LightbringerDesigns | EtsySellers may find these links helpful: 1) FILL OUT THE SURVEY AT THE BOTTOM OF THE OFFICIAL FORUM POST ANNOUNCEMENT ON HIKE IN FEES:  A Message from Etsy’s CEO Josh Silverman on our Co... - Welcome to the Etsy Community2)  EtsyStrike.org   Find out more about the Etsy StrikeSources: MSN:   Sellers on This Site Are Livid After Another Rate Hike THE STREET: Etsy Sellers Are Livid After Another Rate Hike - TheStreetVERGE:  Etsy hits sellers with 30 percent transaction fee increase - The VergeLISTEN TO PART TWO FOR SOLUTIONS HOW TO OFFSET THE FEESPlease SUPPORT SMALL BUSINESS, the struggle is real. Connect with me on all social media @retrochalet^TIkTok^Instagram^Facebook^Twitter-->Listen to my ghostly life at ParanormalChalet-->I have a melmac dinnerware site for the vintage lover check it out.  RetroChalet's Melmac Central-->I have begun hosting naturechalet for the green healthy junkie in you