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August 13th, 2012

What does one do with savings after sharing a Seattle hotel room for $32 (each) a night with three sleepy time snuggle buddies?  One shops, of course!

Seattle fabric haul from Portland/Seattle/Vancouver MQG meet up

Daiso haul

Burgerville = we are home. Yes, those #wallawallaonionrings are as huge as they look.

Parkland Parish (super friendly staff & customers)
Trains, Fabric, etc. (no, seriously)
Island Quilter (Love!)
The West Seattle Fabric Co. (Love!)
Drygoods Design (Love!)
Pacific Fabrics (yes to Northgate, SODO = NONO)
Daiso Tukwilla  (a super small Daiso)
Burgerville (it’s Walla Walla Onion Ring season!)

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22 Responses

  1. The fabulous nicke allegedly said:

    oh sweet jesus! those onion rings! i am drooling!

  2. The fabulous Kimberly allegedly said:

    How fun! I’m in your neck of the woods this week (we’re staying in Seaside and just spent the afternoon in Astoria!) Those onion rings do look amazing! Have a great week :o)

  3. The fabulous Teresa allegedly said:

    Ive been following your excitement on IG and I am super jealous of the fun times and your Japanese goodies…

  4. The fabulous Laura allegedly said:

    Those fabrics look almost as yummy as the food! I love the colors of those solids- very tropical looking.

  5. The fabulous Kim Walus allegedly said:

    Hi-Chew has been a family favorite for many years. I’m glad that it’s more accessible where we live just can’t find more than 2 or 3 flavors. I love all of your fabric picks too. What fun!

  6. The fabulous HillBill allegedly said:

    ERMAGHERD! BurgerVille! Ugh! We need one in Bend soooooo bad!!!

  7. The fabulous Jenelle allegedly said:

    You were totally in my neighborhood then. West Seattle Fabric Co is just up the street from me. :) Sounds like a blast!

  8. The fabulous sewkatiedid allegedly said:

    So fun to meet you. I totally forgot to thank you in person for posting about our book. Thanks!

  9. The fabulous Lizzy House allegedly said:

    I was thinking just today of Walla Walla onion ring season at Burgerville. A real dream come true.

  10. The fabulous Leigh Ann allegedly said:

    I hope you had a great visit in the neighborhoods! I’m so excited that I have shopped in the Tacoma area where you were. Hope you got to enjoy the weather- It was 91 today - may you stay cool!

  11. The fabulous Archie the wonder dog allegedly said:

    Those fabrics are wonderful!

  12. The fabulous DianeP allegedly said:

    You are a really, really good shopper Monica! The fabrics look so wonderful, especially the Keep Calm… fabrics.

    The Daiso finds are all wonderful too - love the little brush and shovel smiles :)

    Yummmmm… those onion rings and fries look so good - I’m sure they tasted as good as they look.

  13. The fabulous Thimbleanna allegedly said:

    Ooooh Yummy! Those fabrics look awesome. Not to mention those little dustpans — you rocked the shopping!

  14. The fabulous elsa allegedly said:

    ooooh, lots of fabric goodness and other yummies! Sounds like Seattle was a hit!

  15. The fabulous Pat allegedly said:

    Ijust have to have one of those little brooms and dustpans. Where did you get that?

  16. The fabulous Holly allegedly said:

    What a great weekend! I had so much fun meeting everyone and visiting all those great shops. Our flat tire on Sunday morning made us late to the shop hop, sorry I didn’t get a chance to say goodbye!

  17. The fabulous Cynthia allegedly said:

    It sounds like it was a super fun weekend! I heart the Daiso!
    Our FV guild sent down some cute buttons in our place. I hope next year we can join the fun! :D

  18. The fabulous Mary Ann allegedly said:

    Its all about those onions rings…omg!

  19. The fabulous Mary Schroeder allegedly said:

    Burgerville Onion rings….why oh why can’t there be a Burgerville South of Albany. It is a tragedy.

  20. The fabulous Cindy allegedly said:

    Jealous. :) Sounds like you chicks had a super fun great time. Yay! Love all your treasures. :)

  21. The fabulous Sarah allegedly said:

    I’m going to have to say that saving money is great, but it’s even better when you have great stuff to spend saved money on! And my, oh my, what yummy photos.

  22. The fabulous Natalie, the Chickenblogger allegedly said:

    Ah gee-wiz…
    Scrolling through the post, loving the beauty, thinking of sweet comment to post… comes to onion rings: Done for, speechless, salivating, rearranging entire scope and focus for the day, ’cause I *WANNA-WANNA some WALLA-WALLA*

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