• Goods

    Authentic Navajo Jewelry from Shenan Begay

    Kokopelli copper bracelet Navajo made

    Just as we believe Western Shirts should be made in the west, we believe Native American jewelry should be made by Native American artists. Now available at the Mercantile, a few pieces by well-known jewelry maker, Shenan Begay. Shenan Begay’s Work Last summer I lost a piece of turquoise in a pendant and multiple people suggested Shenan Began make the repair. She did a beautiful job replacing the stone and showed me some of her work for future placement at the Mercantile. While we won’t carry a lot of jewelry, the pieces we do carry will be special–pieces like what Shenan crafts. In her own words: My name is Shenan…

  • Goods

    Winslow AZ Christmas kick-off!

    We love Winslow’s Christmas Parade—the energy, the people, the sights, the sounds, the smells–the kick-off to Winslow’s Christmas season. Once again, the annual event brought thousands to town, and although we’d planned to have the Mercantile open, we decided instead…

  • Renovation

    It’s all about the Tin Ceilings

    I’m not sure when my obsession with ceilings began. For as long as I can remember, I’ve noticed them. Brian says I got it from my mom. It even became a joke, how predictable our reactions would be when entering…

  • Renovation

    Spring 2019 Update

    Guess what?? We finally have a real update… but more on that a minute. First let’s talk about this crazy winter. We’ve never lived in a cold climate and learned something new: Not much work can be done when it…

  • Renovation

    Thanks Winslow

    Happy Thanksgiving! In case we haven’t said it, we are thankful for the people of Winslow who make the town feel more and more like home. We’re looking forward to the day we can lay a big table of food…

  • Events

    Parking Lot Sale

    On August 12th, 2017 the Winslow Chamber of Commerce will put on their 2nd Annual MID-SUMMER’S DAY IN WINSLOW, A cultural day of music, art, dance, and culinary delight! We missed last year’s event, but will be there this year, participating with…

  • Renovation

    Spring 2018 Update

    Hello friends! It’s been entirely too long since we’ve chatted, and certainly too long since Brian and I have been to Winslow—the longest we’ve been away since buying property in 2010. The Work While our work may not be obvious…

  • Stories

    Support Route 66

    The National Trust, the Route 66 Road Ahead Partnership, and dozens of other state and local partners need your help to support Route 66! Their petition to designate Route 66 a National Historic Trail is short signatures. To reach their…

  • Renovation

    Fall 2018 Update

    Over the past few months, there hasn’t been much to report on our Kinsley Ave renovation project in Winslow AZ, other than the continued task of clearing out unwanted things, organizing what remains, and fixing what’s broken. Not very exciting…