Last weekend I went to the Milwaukee Friends International Gift Shop. I had been checking out all the New York City holiday market pictures and trying to figure out how I could visit them for Christmas, when I saw the flyer for this local event. Instead of flying to New York City and walking around holiday markets in the cold, I opted for walking around this lovely, local, indoor market instead.
The market included a small pop-up soup café, so before I shopped I indulged in some delicious gypsy and pumpkin peanut butter soup. (The key was to mix the two soups together -- yummmm.)
I ran into some friends while here and had fun catching up before I checked out the stands. We've lived in Milwaukee for a little over four years now, and we've reached the point where we can run into people we know all over the city. It's a nice feeling to not be completely anonymous here.
I picked out a couple of ornaments from this stand to give as gifts. They were so pretty, unique, and affordable!
I chose a couple of chocolate packs from this stand for mine and Paul's stockings. Now I just need to get us some stockings.
And lastly, I bought the last $5 Wisconsin ornament to hang on our tree. We don't have much Wisconsin stuff, and I thought ornaments are a safe Wisconsin themed decoration to start with.
Thanks for checking out my pictures! I'm excited to share a few more posts this week. I'm finally getting back into blogging after taking unplanned but necessary hiatus.