Shopping trip to an Arizona cactus gift shop.

  This month’s shopping adventure is at a tiny little gift shop at a cactus museum here in Arizona. There are actually two little shops in the museum across from each other. There are so many beautiful cacti to see here. This is the place to go if you are a cactus fanatic. The first…

Thrift store treasures- The monkey in the room.

“ Memories are timeless treasures of the heart.” Years ago one of my many cousins(I have over 20 and that doesn’t include second cousins) had this adorable little wooden monkey hanging from her dresser mirror in her room. I am not sure who actually owned the little monkey because there were three cousins sleeping in…

Shopping trip to a real Arizona trading post.

Oh boy, do I have a fun one to share with you all this time. Out here in the old west we used to have trading posts in the middle of nowhere Arizona where natives, cowboys and pioneers would get most of their supplies. There was a lot of bartering that went on too. Sometimes…

Thrift store treasures- Vintage decorative pottery

This week I found an old ornament that reminds me of coloring books from the 70’s/early 80’s. It was marked .69 cents but it was a half off day so it ended up costing even less. On the back was marked Ceramica Del Convento Aracena. I loved the little leaves and textured circles that were…

Shopping trip with hubby

Sometimes we take shopping trips to my husband’s favorite stores. Those stores either are car related or outdoor adventure and sports stores. Whoops, forgot fish and scuba, oh and restaurant supply stores. Then there are the little mom and pop delis around the city. He actually enjoys a lot of unique shops. Last month we…

 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…

Summer time second hand shopping-

When it heats up here in Phoenix we go shopping. Because we are a sunny state and tourist destination we have a ton of places to shop at. There is no shortage here in this state when it comes to the entertainment of shopping. My favorite kind of shopping is always second hand. I LOVE…