Amy J. Miller creates leather cuffs made out of recycled leather belts that are hand-stamped with a “simple statement” on a metal blank.  Cuffs can be ordered at

“I am a former Children’s minister turned stay-at-home mom,” Amy tells.  “My husband is an administrator for District 186, and our son Cael started kindergarten this fall.  With Cael at school all day, I needed something to fill my days, and my business Simple Statements was born.  The cuff I wear says ‘blessed beyond measure,’ and it’s the perfect reminder throughout the day that I am indeed blessed!”