Arizona shopping adventures…a pretty paper store.

Remember this you guys? I visited this store a couple months ago. I love paper. When I am organizing, paper is the hardest section in my pile of messes to go through. I have little scraps of photos, quotes, art, etc…all paper. I have about three baskets filled with paper, stickers and magazine pages for…

Shopping adventures during a pandemic

Usually I have some fun little mom and pop shopping adventure to share with you all.  I still have a couple I could share with everyone that are in my archives, before this pandemic started that is, but I thought it would be better to share with you instead what it is like shopping here…

 Shopping at the Farmers market

“You may be deceived if you trust too much, but you will live in torment if you don’t trust enough” Frank Crane We try to get to a farmers market at least once a month. Nothing wrong with the larger food stores but at a farmers market you can find a healthier selection of foods…

One huge yarn haul = A whole lot of DIY’s

    Repost- Time to switch it up a bit. Now instead of my most viewed and popular post I thought it would be fun to add my top favorite post I really enjoyed putting together. Starting with the number one funnest for me and that is this one, my huge yarn haul. Oh my…

Hunting for vintage books

“You don’t have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get the people to stop reading them.” Ray Bradbury in Fahrenheit 451 This months shopping trip involves books. Old ones at that. I just love old books, even the smell of them. Like a fragrance from back in time. Shopping for actual books seems…

Shopping trip to Arizona’s largest and oldest garage sale.

If you are ever in Phoenix Arizona around February then look up and visit the Jr league’s once a year sale. This thing is huge and they have been doing it for decades, way before I was born, 82 years in fact. All the money goes back into programs for the community. Donations are taken…

Shopping trip to an Arizona Ikea store.

Now I don’t know if this is true or not but I heard that IKEA stores are different in every area of the world. They design around the cultures and taste of the countries they are in. So I thought it would be fun to share with some of my overseas followers what it looks…

An Arizona outdoor market.

I love swap meets. I think they are some of the coolest places to visit. We have three really big ones here in Phoenix. Well one is technically out in Mesa but I still count it as Phoenix. The one I am posting about today is in Phoenix at a drive in Movie theater. I…