Tuesday, January 6, 2009

Phoenix Rocked Part 1

Happy New years Gang!

Im so ready for 2009!

Phoenix was a blast!!

we had such a great time with our families, and friends.

We stayed at The Buttes in Tempe

Sunday we went to Brunch with my dad and stepmom.

Taylor and Grandpa (dad)

Hunter and Me

~Our gang~

Monday night we did "Christmas" with Chris's Family

My neice Alyssa and Taylor

Andre & Anna

Me, Nana, & Hunter

The kids table

woo hoo, my Big gift from my mother in law!!

i love it!

Christmas dessert.ice cream cake, yummy!


My day out with Maija!

First stop...

Mystic Paper in Mesa

This is such a cute store.

Kim one of the owners was such a doll,

she looked up, and said "scrappy jessi's here!"

it was so funny!

Thanks Kim, i had a blast at your store. Next time i will have to take a class.

Next stop...Olive Annies
downtown Phoenix

This is a super cool, beautiful store.

Many ooak items.

Third stop...

Rust and Roses

downtown Phoenix

This is a gem of a store!

My new Barbie

This store is worth the trip alone!

Next stop...


we were so busy shopping in this store, that i only took a few shots.

we bought tons of cute stuff.
(i'll take pics of everything this week)

Next we had lunch at a cute little place called Maizy's.
very good.

Then it was off to Maija's House.
This is Scout!
she is a rockstar!!!

eeekkk i love her!

Maija with her babies

This was a only a few days of the trip.

Next up...

New years,and My blogger Luncheon!

see ya all soon.




Debbies Doodle said...

Nice 'BUTTS' there in Phoenix!! hehheh.

obsessed scrapbooker said...

I LOVE Mystic Paper! We went to while in Phoenix in 2007! I wish I lived right next door to it, wink, wink!

Zinnia's on Melrose said...

Jessi, it was so great to finally meet you. Lunch was the best! Loved it all. Can't wait to do it all again. Have fun in LA!
HUgs, Tricia

roseroomnz.com said...

Sweet! Happy New Year! Rachaelxo

Stephanie ~ Angelic Accents said...

What a fun time you had!! I'm surprised you came back!! Lots of great shopping to be had there, for sure!

Big TX Hugs,
Angelic Accents

Cristine's Story said...

Jessi, thanks so much for stopping by! It's so much fun to meet people in person that you feel like you know from blogs! Hope we meet up again.

Diane Mars said...

Jessi, I cannot wait to see what you picked up at Frances Shop that place looks like it really rocks. Sounds like loads of warm weather and fun. You know Martha S. was in Arizona too! She too needed warm weather.

Anonymous said...

Oh wow! What fun Jessi, I wish I was there, Gotta see your cute treasures and finds. I love what Tricia made for you she is so nice and a very talented lady.
Have fun In Culver City, I'm going to try to go to the Zinnia Luncheon.
xoxo Susie

Anonymous said...

Hey Jessi, still reading your blog and still loving it! Quit mine.. so got more time for yours ;)
Hope you'll have a wonderful 2009!
Love from Holland,

Glenda said...

wow what a great trip,next time you go to the doll shop can I come too pleaseeeeeeeee.Great photos thanks for sharing..love Glenda

Jennifer said...

Oh my gosh Jessi!!!! What a fabulous trip...I'm so jealous! Happy New Year girlie!!!!!!

vivian said...

hi Jessi! looks like you had a good time. thats what vacations are for right? except then you have to come home to rest!! would love to be able to shop in those stores! they looked like they were packed full of treasures! And of course its always nice to hook up with blogger buddies! enjoy the rest of the week and I'll look forward to the next batch of pictures!

Maija said...

Damn that was fun, Jessi! I should have purchased that shirt at Olivie Annies!

Sea Dream Studio said...

Holy cow, girl! What a trip! Family, presents, food and SHOPPING!! Looks like so much fun!!
Hey, i owe you a banner! Wanna' spring one? Or Valentine's?? Let me know!

Simply Me Art said...

Looks like a Blast. I would have been in Heaven in those shops. See you soon, Jamie

The Rantings of a Drama Queen's Mum said...

Cool stores. Looks like fun.

Sugar Bear said...

You are always on the move girl! How do you do it all?

Unknown said...

WOAH what awesome antique stores. I am loving Maija's playground :)

Sand XO

Melissa @ Silly Bee's Chickadees said...

You must have a special cute-store-radar! A few minutes ago I told Gigi that I wished I lived in Tucson. Now I wish I lived in Phoenix! P.S. wasn't Tempe great? I love it.

Jenny said...

Wow! What a day!!I wanna stow away in your luggage next time!!

Fete et Fleur said...

What fun you had! The stores look absolutely dreamy. Happy New Year!


carlene federer said...

Dang girl, you guys really got your shop on!!! Don't you just LOOOVE those stores?

Lori said...

Jessi, your trip looks AMAZING!!! the shopping!!! *sigh* and WOW...the paper store is gorgeous!!! every time a paper store opens here, it closes shortly after...total bummer!!! and those other two shops look scrumptious...Maija surely showed you a really good time!!!

Melissa @ Silly Bee's Chickadees said...

You should totally make a list of all the places you've been with cutesy stores so we can all plan our own delish trips!

Anonymous said...

Love your trips! You always meet up with bloggers its so neat! wish I could do that! Mystic Paper that is the cutest name ever! I am glad you had fun! I love your pic with nana! looks like she was having a blast! hehe big mermaidhugs


Anonymous said...

Hi Jessi! Looks like your holiday was a blast! You and Maija are so cute! I adore that shop...Rust and Roses, and the name, too sweet!
xoxo, tiffany


Dang that was fun! When are you coming back?

Domestic Bliss & FOUND said...

Hi Jessi,
soooo super sad that I was sick and unable to meet you in person- you look like so much fun! I hope I have another chance to meet ya! I guess my hubby got to hang out with all the pretty girls instead of me!
(poor guy... ha!- I bet he was happy I was sick!)

Looks like you all had a blast~
I will definitely check back on your fun blog-
Take care!

Andrea said...

Oh my gosh! Arizona here I come , someday I hope to travel more , such great places to shop!!Missed you and glad to see you all had a great new year!! xoxo Andrea

LiLi M. said...

Happy New Year to you too. I see that you are making it a fab year already. Several blogs have published photos of your lunch, which looked like a lot of fun! Never a dull moment with Jessi, you go girl!

Victoria - Florence and Mary said...

Happy New Year Jessi!

What fun you've had,

Victoria xx

Anonymous said...

Happy New year Jessi! Great photos! :)

Anonymous said...

Looks like you have the bestest time! What great family times and also neat little shops! Thanks for sharing the goodness.

KE said...

Happy New Year!!!


Anonymous said...

looks like a fun place to visit! who knew?!

mendytexas said...

LOVE LOVE Mystic Paper...went with my friend Lilia. The ladies are so nice there!!! You had SO much fun on your vacation! SO lovely to see it all! Hugs, Mendy

Jennifer Hayslip said...

HOLY COW! I am SOOOO going to Phoenix! Those SHOPS! Rust and Roses is calling my name!!!! WOWZERS!!! Maija's studio ROCKS!!! What a fun playground!!! Looks like your trip was a BLAST!!!! :) XOXO,Your sis!

Rebecca said...

Happy New Year Jesse!
What a FUUUNNN trip!
Can't wait to see the rest of your trip pics!


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