• Adventure In Cave Creek

    First AZ road rage incident, making an awesome store connection, visiting a new town for the first time and discovering a treasure trove of thrift and consignment stores and a gem of a restaurant, preparing more pieces to send to the jewelry caravan, moving into the homestretch of sending items home for the moving sale.
  • A Tale Of Two Pockets

    Spending too much time on one jewelry lot, two "pocket" restaurants in one week, final trip for donuts before we go, drastic idea to stay out of the house cleaner's way, completing the bulk of the apartment move, receiving bad jewelry news.
  • The Big Move & The Big Sale

    Accomplishing the U-Box move to the apartment and the real estate sale in the same day, planning the moving sale and return home date, completing the process to be able to start live selling, switching gears and working on some "new" jewelry.
  • In The Home Stretch...

    Kuochun's return safely home, back to weekly jewelry purges, posting a few special items from the personal collection, in the home stretch preparing Arlington Heights for sale and the big move to the Scottsdale apartment.
  • On The Road Again...

    Completing our homework to prepare Mother's home for sale, smoothly making it through tax time, bringing a jewelry project which has been on the backburner to the forefront, Kuochun's return is right around the corner.
  • A New Chapter

    Mother's life-changing news and the start of the preparation which goes along with it, spice up your Apple Watch with some new arrival watch tips, seeing the light at the end of the tunnel anticipating Kuochun's return.
  • Easter 2024 (?)

    A rare Easter washout in Phoenix, continuing to purge vintage Native American jewelry, resurrecting the Windy City Jewelry Etsy shop, slogging through a challenging schedule.
  • Wearing Of The Green

    Posting back to back jewelry purges, organizing the jewelry in preparation of tackling the to do pile, transitioning to new dog food, trying to curb reactive dog behavior, adjusting to a different schedule.
  • Heard Museum Indian Market 2024

    Experiencing the best of the best at the Heard Museum Indian Market, sending Kuochun off to China, completing the new Native American jewelry postings online.
  • A Milestone Day

    Celebrating a very special milestone birthday in the family, making a plan for new jewelry photos, posting beautiful new pieces online, discovering a local version of a favorite TV show.
  • Garage Sale Is In The Rearview Mirror

    Garage sale completion marks the end of Arizona events for the season, making plans for remaining items, looking forward to sharing new jewelry pieces.
  • The Blur Before The Garage Sale

    Paperwork break has come to an end, steady estate sale business for a "slow" month, preparing for the community garage sale, giving a couple of "new" restaurants a try, posting the second of four jewelry lots with special pieces.