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….

Shopping trip to a small business garden shop.

Another one for you from before the pandemic. This shopping adventure was from a Spring trip my family and I took in March last year before the pandemic lock down.  There is an old neighborhood not far from where we live where they turned historic homes into small businesses. It’s a fun place to walk…

Shopping trip to an Arizona garden.

  A few days ago we had to get some food supplies, We were running low on fruits and veggies. I don’t know about you but going out in this city now gives me the creepy crawlies. This months shopping trip I am sharing with you all involves a pandemic. I guess this would be…

  Thrift store treasures- three tiny little mice

  Not a whole lot to this one. Wish I could remember the names of this treasure I found but this one comes from the past. It is a fun story though and I thought it would be one you  all would enjoy. But first let me explain that these mice I bought were not…

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…

Shopping trip to a giant fabric store

A couple weeks ago, around the time of Halloween, my daughter needed some fabric for a Star Wars costume she was making and the best store in our city for fabric is a giant store here called SAS. It has been around for decades. We headed over to get ideas and stock up on some…