Shopping adventures at an Arizona Farmer’s market.

We are slowly trying to get out more, but safely of course. As you know it won’t be long before we can’t go outside because of the heat. It’s so beautiful right now here in our state, except for the pollan that is. Allergies are acting up everywhere. This shopping adventure is a recent one….

It’s Worldwide Quilting day.

“ When life gives you scraps make a quilt.”   I didn’t even know this was a thing and I LOVE quilts. Sometimes I will even give it a go with making one myself. I am nowhere near the level I wish I were though. Here are a few of my favorite quilts from shows my…

DIY tiny nest baskets from nature’s art supplies.

“ Great art picks up where nature ends.”                       Marc Chagall   One of my favorite things to do when we are up north during the Spring is to collect little twigs, flowers , and leaves from the forest. I love to use natural items when decorating my homes for Spring. All the colors, beautiful flowers, leaves,…

A rainbow of colors in an Arizona Sonora desert.

“Be a rainbow in someone else’s cloud.” Mayo Angelou  Thought I share some Spring time colors to brighten your day. Been a lot of snow out there in the world lately. Hope you are all safe and staying warm. These photos are from my many hikes and walks over the years here in my home…

Arizona adventures…visit to a country museum.

I miss museums. I don’t know if they are open in your area but here in our part of the world they are still closed and have been for almost a year now. I used to do monthly museum visit before the pandemic. What my husband and I called our date days. My children grew…

Shopping trip to the Lavender Farm

This months small business shopping adventure happened months ago actually. It was way before the pandemic. I would end up stopping by the Lavender Farm a second time after the pandemic but they were not allowed to be officially open yet because it was still during the lock down .   I went back the…

Back to Our Little Red House…part two.

  ” Sometimes the road you travel doesn’t lead to the destination you had hoped for. But if you can look back on the trip and smile…then it was worth it.” Trigger warning- subject covers what it is like during a pandemic here in Arizona. If anyone reading this is fed up with the negative…

Shopping adventures at a outdoor Spring market.

One of my last shopping trips before the lock down here in our state. I have a few shopping adventures from my archives I can share with you as well since I will be in home for awhile.Boy am I missing our little road trips up to Our Little Red House. This one is another…

 Walking with the giants.

Lisa over at Boondock ramblings gave me this idea for a fun little post. She commented on one of my posts about how big the cacti were in one photo and that got me thinking that maybe there are others out there in the world that haven’t been exposed to cacti like someone who grew…

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…