How to shop a Middle Eastern Food Market

Growing up in the Middle East, certain staple items like spices, breads, and cheeses were always stocked in our pantries and refrigerators. That’s why specialty and gourmet food stores and markets are extremely valuable in the United States. Arabs frequent these stores to stock up on foods and ingredients that remind us of home.

Stores I Love: Thriftique Showroom

I recently learned about this gem of a store in Bedford Heights after working with the National Jewish Council of Women in Cleveland and attending their Designer Dress Days event. I will definitely be adding this to my Cleveland thrift route!

It’s half thrift store, half upscale resale boutique

Hence the clever name, Thriftique Showroom.

Holiday Shopping at The Discovery Shop in Akron

I spent most of Sunday afternoon shopping the Home for the Holidays open house event at the American Cancer Society Discovery Shop in Akron. The store was filled with new items and happy shoppers! I was shopping for three things: an outfit I can work for work or play, a gift, and holiday decor.

Five things you should know about the Designer Dress Days event

I recently toured the warehouse to get a preview for the upcoming Designer Dress Days (DDD) event in Cleveland. DDD is a yearly four-day sale of new or gently-loved women’s designer clothing, jewelry, handbags, furs, and accessories. If you love a bargain upscale find, keep reading!

It’s a four-day extravaganza

 Thousands of people statewide and beyond travel to shop.