Soloers rejoice; here's the list of craftable boomkin items from Laser Chicken with WoWHead.com compares (thanks Daily Druid).
There are four easy ways to get gear when you solo like a part-timer, and Laser Chick has them all:
* Reputation Buys
Three down, though the lowest level for these is 75. I'm going to post a "Thrifting with Jal" post soon to start up what I think are the best deals I've found on the AH on Proudmoore.
UPDATE: Das Chicken has added AH and a summary of the best gear for soloers.
Again, the emphasis is on level 80, so I'm left with some questions in the meanwhile, but I guess the lesson is start leveling!