TRADER JOE’S BAG – MAIDEN JOURNEY

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I’m from Scotland, but on a recent visit to Hollywood my family and I visited Trader Joe’s (Vine Street) to buy some food for our hotel room.  I’ve been in a couple of different Trader Joe’s and love the shop, and the fabulous selection of affordable food.  I bought this bag as a memento and thought I’d get some fun from it.

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TJ’s food shop, for the unitiated, was born in 1958 and the best way to find out about them is to visit their website and LEARN. 

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I have to say I also love the fact that wine can be bought in Trader Joe’s for $2 a bottle and it’s known as two-buck-chuck … it’s gorgeous.  Relatives of ours who live in San Jose buy it by the case.

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Anyway, I decided to start a blog to show the places that my Trader Joe’s bag will visit. 

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It might not get very far, but then again it might – who knows?  As well as Hollywood on the day of purchase, it’s been to Venice Beach, Beverley Hills, Oakland, San Francisco, Fitzgerald Marine Reserve – Moss Beach, Rockaway Beach, Pacifica. 

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Today it didn’t know what hit it with the weather, because we visited Troon in South Ayrshire.  At the outset of our journey it was a beautiful day.  (When I say we/our – it means me and my bag).

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Then the dark clouds rolled in overhead which brought the dreaded rain.

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My TJ bag has travelled quite a bit in the past 4 weeks – now it’s home in Prestwick, South Ayrshire, for goodness knows how long.   Please look back now and again to see where it’s been.

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