Thrift store treasures…souvenirs.

“ Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful.” This months thrift store treasures are all about those little gifts we pick up when we are visiting a new place. It’s summer time now and people everywhere are getting out and traveling more. Here in…

Arizona antique shopping.

I have another fun one for you guys. This one is a two part post since there are so many unique things to show you all. A couple weeks ago in the middle of July my family and I all went up to the cool woods and mountain areas here in Arizona to check out…

July updates.

There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. The one who fears is not made perfect in love. 1 John 4:18 July was a merry go month. You know, like a Merry-go- round at the amusement park. It feels like the whole world is…

Spring trip to Our Little Red House.

“ I’ll take you up and down these hollers and hills, let me show you how country feels.”   It’s that time of the year. Time to head up and check on the little red house. There were still pockets of snow on the drive up but no ice thank God. The snow is melting and…

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…

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…

 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 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…

  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…