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Miss Laura Mae's House. Part 4


Once a month Miss Laura Mae caught a ride to the Piggly Wiggly with Mother so she could cash her check and get more for her money. 633 more words


Don't Start! Just Don't Start

Grocery shopping with Mother was a thrilling excursion. Until after I was three, Mother bought on credit at Darnell’s Store, the only store in our little neighborhood. 845 more words


April 9, 1940: Your Shopping Cart Is Empty

Sylvan Goldman was an idea man. One of his more persistent ideas led to his choice of careers. Actually, it was more than an idea — a concept, an eternal truth perhaps. 335 more words

Wretched Richard's Almanac

The Piggly Wiggly

I’m not sure how many of you have ever heard of the Piggly Wiggly, it’s pretty much a southern thing.

The Piggly Wiggly is a chain of grocery stores that were very popular back in the day. 46 more words

The 80's

How to spend a rainy day in the Midlands

The Midlands can be a beautifully mystical kingdom, as the mist settles in and the rain falls to the earth. Days like these are just beautiful for those who want to stay indoors and those more adventurous outdoors folk. 203 more words

Lemonwood Cottages

The Market Commons

The Market Commons

Mediterranean Crepe from Crepe Creations

Apple Turnover Dessert Crepe


Spent today at the Market Commons. It was a nice walk from the hotel, about fifteen minutes away. 275 more words

Myrtle Beach

Off Track: Piggly Wiggly

From the Images of Old Hawaii website

February 4, 1928, the Star Bulletin noted that three men arrived from the mainland to open Hawai‘i’s first chain grocery store; it was situated on Beretania Street at Keʻeaumoku, a “large crowd attends the Piggly Wiggly opening.” The entry of Piggly Wiggly initiated the first national chain grocery store into the Islands; with it came a new way of food shopping. 54 more words

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