Arizona shopping adventures…lots and lots of pumpkin stuff.

This is just a fun selection of photos of Halloween and Fall items that are for sale here in our part of the woods. The stores here in our city started putting out Fall décor during the summer. I believe this was late August. I’m not sure how it is now though with all the…

Frugal shopping during times of shortages and price increases.

Trigger warning. This post was written up on September 10th. If you are reading this now, there could be more shortages on this date. This is just my opinion on what I am seeing and how I feel about this. Everyone can come to their own conclusions to what the heck is happening where ever…

  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 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…