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5 Far-Out Reasons To Visit Pearland Town Center

Posted By shopgirlanonymous on Shopping - Do you find yourself the Houston area and want an experience that will make you say Cowabunga without having to fight the tourist crowds of Galveston or Kemah?  When I need my coastal fix I just make my way 15 minutes south on 288 from the Medical Center to a little booming town called Pearland (that’s Pear-land … Continue reading 5 Far-Out Reasons To Visit Pearland Town Center

Stride Rite:: Durability and Patience

Posted By shopgirlanonymous on Shopping - My daughter loves shoe shopping!  No really, I don’t think you understand, when we pass by a Stride Rite store, at the tiny age of 2, she will sit in silent but pleasant protest outside the display window in hopes that her father and I will stop and head in with her.  I believe in self-expression … Continue reading Stride Rite:: Durability and Patience

The Missed Connection:: Retail Edition

Posted By shopgirlanonymous on Shopping - She would giggle with delight when spending her down time reading the exciting and sometimes illicit posts found in the “missed connections” corner of Craigslist.  The most common of these near misses of cupid’s sweet arrow would happen around the deli counter of the grocery store she just so happened to frequent so incredibly often.  There are … Continue reading The Missed Connection:: Retail Edition

The Next Store Shutting Down in this Retail Pitfall May Surprise You

Posted By shopgirlanonymous on Shopping - It seems since the ringing in of 2017 that Retail Armageddon has taken on a stronger hold of our economy than we may have ever expected in such a short time frame.  Entire collections of brick and mortars that we saw as pillars in the retail world are shutting down over night.  Since January we … Continue reading The Next Store Shutting Down in this Retail Pitfall May Surprise You

Fancy Vs. Spicy @Whataburger #Live

Posted By shopgirlanonymous on Shopping - My sweet daughters have been raised in Alabama so are unaware of their true Texan roots. To get the real experience I drove Baby K through a Whataburger Drive Thru that was located in the HEB parking lot.  Now she knows what it is to be Texan. Strange though, she is worrying me, showing zero … Continue reading Fancy Vs. Spicy @Whataburger #Live

I’m Officially Off The Sauce Again

Posted By shopgirlanonymous on Shopping - And by sauce, I mean Coke.  And by Coke, I mean Coca Cola.  And by Coca Cola, I mean any garden variety soda water.  Because in Texas if someone asks you “Would you like a Coke?” you re… Source: I’m Officially Off The Sauce Again Thanks for the mention J-Dubs!  Please visit her page to … Continue reading I’m Officially Off The Sauce Again

New York & Co Clearing House?

Posted By shopgirlanonymous on Shopping - This past Saturday the hubby, my eldest daughter and I had stolen sometime to play in the featured mall for last week, First Colony.   After indulging in the Pop Fancy treats we had been drooling over in the many visits in preparation of last Thursday’s review all week, I found myself fumbling for my camera in a … Continue reading New York & Co Clearing House?

The Blogger Recognition

Posted By shopgirlanonymous on Shopping - I am excited and honored to have been nominated for The Blogger Recognition Award! Thank you Fleur de Flamenco for this award.  Those who have not visited her blog, really should.  It’s the perfect dash of light hearted, and fun joy in this sea of what feels like heavy wastelands on WP of late.  She … Continue reading The Blogger Recognition

Weekly Shopgirl Photo Challenge

Posted By shopgirlanonymous on Shopping - It’s Food Court Cravings Friday and you know what that means…it’s time to post your favorite shot from any food court.  It doesn’t matter if you are a Blogger, Twitter user, Facebook User, or Instagram user, there are ways for you to play! RULES ARE SIMPLE: 1. Pics need to be taken in a food … Continue reading Weekly Shopgirl Photo Challenge

First Colony Mall

Posted By shopgirlanonymous on Shopping - Perfect For: Entertaining Friends/Clients Day To Day Shopping Date Night Must Stop Shops: William’s Sonoma Game Bros. Fancy Pops Think Geek Sugar Land, TX Sugar Land is a large portion of Fort Bend County, the most diverse county in all of Houston and in 2011 was rated the fourth most racially diverse area in the … Continue reading First Colony Mall

Connecting with Difficult Customers

Posted By shopgirlanonymous on Shopping - When I was just a young retail sapling, a customer by the name of John entered the store. His clean shaven scalp gleamed as brightly in the light as the Calcite orbs he found himself entranced by.  “I want one that’s black and white checkered,” he would say while adjusting his polo collar.   Calcite is … Continue reading Connecting with Difficult Customers

Snow Days & “No” Days

Posted By shopgirlanonymous on Shopping - It wasn’t until I had been a manager for the company for years that I even knew it was a possibility to opt out of opening your store for inclement weather and hazardous conditions. “I just tell the managers, if there hasn’t been one customer in an hour, go home,” she told me, just as if … Continue reading Snow Days & “No” Days

Confronting Employees: Unmotivated

Posted By shopgirlanonymous on Shopping - I was a college student who just happened to have the highest seniority in a store that had endured (barely) without a manager for nearly eight months.  I held no training, really in anything, considering I honestly had originally only intended this to be a part-time summer gig; a first and only intended experience in the world of retail. … Continue reading Confronting Employees: Unmotivated

Blog-aholic Award

Posted By shopgirlanonymous on Shopping - I was nominated for the Blog-aholic Award by the gorgeous and talented Beauty and the Ballroom.  If you have not checked out her blog, I strongly suggest it, her adventures in ballroom dancing and day to life are not only enchanting, but her support as a member of the blogging community is met by very few. … Continue reading Blog-aholic Award