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…

In the garden…things are getting dry out there.

“ Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.” Napoleon Hill If you ever get the urge to visit Phoenix Arizona, skip the month of July. You know, now that I think about it…just skip these next three months. July is the first month for all us regular locals still stuck here, where…

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…

  Arizona adventures-festival of lights

“ Fill your life with adventures, not things. Have stories to tell not stuff to show.” For the past couple of years, my family and I take a road trip to the Besh ba Gowah archaeological site, about a mile away from Globe Arizona. This is an event I recommend to anyone visiting our state…

When it rains it snows…at Our Little Red House that is.

It’s that time of year again. That time of year that makes it impossible to drive up to check on our place because the days we have free are also days when big storms roll into our state. Every time it rains here, it snows up north. We are desert creatures, having been raised in…

20 itty bitty houses at the art museum and a thank you to all veterans.

  Happy Veteran’s Day everyone. Thank you, to all the Veterans and first responders out there. For serving our country. For protecting others. For sacrificing time with your own love ones to help others. For helping to keep us all safe and for fighting for our freedoms. May only good things always come your way,…

  A road trip to the country.

  “A little bit of country is good for the soul.”   We are so happy to finally have a truck. Remember the accident my husband was in a couple months ago? Everyone was okay and that is the most important part and now we have a vehicle to drive up north with. The day…